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Milan Enlit Europe 2020

  • Exploring the case for a nuclear power generator with regulated returns.
  • innogy has announced its final investment decision for a large-scale, 60 MW battery storage facility in Ireland, marking the company’s first utility-scale battery storage investment globally.
  • The European Commission has partnered with The European Investment Fund to finance early-stage businesses, SMEs and scale-ups that are developing technologies to help tackle climate emergency.
  • The funds will be granted to projects that improve clean energy, sustainable transport, high-speed communications and social housing, as well as health and education infrastructure.
  • German energy company innogy is to make 770 MW-worth of its renewables portfolio available to corporate energy buyers on a clean energy marketplace run by DNV GL.
  • German utility E.ON has partnered with Volkswagen Group Components to help industry deploy ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) charging systems much faster and cheaper than previously assumed.
  • EDF has acquired a majority stake in UK electric vehicle charging company Pod Point.
  • Smart energy technology company SolarEdge is to supply products and solutions to 1 GW of pan-European rooftop PV projects for the commercial and industrial sector.
  • One of the UK’s leading soft drink manufacturers has signed a deal with Swedish energy company Vattenfall to switch all of its electricity to renewables.
  • For the first time, a long-term, 100% green power supply on an industrial scale has been made possible in Germany.
  • German football club RB Leipzig has installed two solar photovoltaic systems at its stadium.
  • French telecoms company Orange has signed a long-term renewable energy power purchase agreement with Spanish energy giant Iberdrola.

Diamond Partner

  • Siemens


Silver Partners

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


Global Knowledge Partner

  • Enel Foundation



  • Bureau Veritas
  • Critical Software
  • Inea
  • Minsait, an Indra Company
  • N-Side
  • NXP
  • Pietro Fiorentini
  • Schneider Electric
  • Sféra
  • Sumitomo
  • Uniper
  • Valmet Technologies


Utility Partners

  • GRDF
  • RTE


Initiate Sponsors

  • EIT InnoEnergy
  • Enel Innovation Hubs
  • McKinsey Energy Insights
  • Smart Innovation Norway
  • The GC Index
  • TU Berlin