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  • Norwegian energy giant Equinor has partnered with European neighbour Shell in a new collaboration to reduce emissions and increase safety – digitally.
  • GlobalData’s latest theme report, ‘Thematic Research: Virtual Reality in Power’, highlights that virtual reality training could kick off in a big way and bring new value to the power industry.
  • Simone Bruckner investigates how to improve energy efficiency in data centres.
  • London-based energy technology company Electron has been awarded funding to lead a consortium of leading UK energy companies in developing a multi-product flexibility exchange, named TraDER.
  • Pivot Power, an EDF Renewables company, has placed an order with technology group Wärtsilä to deliver 100 MW of energy storage in the UK.
  • Ansaldo Energia and ABB have won an order from Italian transmission system operator Terna worth €70m ($76m).
  • Rolls-Royce has launched a €5m microgrid validation centre in Germany for its MTU product and solution brand.
  • Combustion and steam generation technology company Sumitomo Heavy Industries and energy storage firm Highview Power are collaborating to expand cryogenic energy storage projects around the world.
  • Only 26% of people aged 18-24 in the UK think of nuclear power as a low carbon source of electricity, compared with 76% for renewables such as wind and solar.
  • Rolls-Royce and Mercedes-Benz innovation team Lab1886 are collaborating on the use of vehicle fuel cells for stationary power generation.
  • A new report by Energy Systems Catapult has found that net-zero by 2050 is possible with support for innovation and scale-up across three essential areas.
  • Itron has signed a contract with the City of Stockholm to deploy its smart city central management software, Streetlight.Vision (SLV).

Diamond Partner

  • Siemens


Silver Partners

  • Meters & More
  • Nodes
  • Prime Alliance
  • Solar turbines


Global Knowledge Partner

  • Enel Foundation



  • Bureau Veritas
  • Inea
  • Minsait, an Indra Company
  • NXP
  • Pietro Fiorentini
  • Schneider Electric
  • Sféra
  • Sumitomo
  • Uniper
  • Valmet Technologies

Initiate Sponsor

  • KIC InnoEnergy
  • TU Berlin