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  • A new report forecasts that with the right drivers in place, the installed capacity of floating windpower will grow from the existing 100 MW to 250 GW in 2050 – a 2000-fold increase. 
  • Smart sector integration is key to full decarbonisation across the economy with new technologies and infrastructure.
  • France Hydrogène has signed a deal with the European Investment Bank to support players in the hydrogen sector.
  • E.ON has calculated that 90 million square meters is available on the roofs of supermarkets, logistics halls, furniture retailers and DIY stores for the installation of solar PVs across Germany.
  • Artificial Intelligence enabled use cases for climate action have the potential to help organisations fulfil up to 45% of their Economic Emission Intensity targets of the Paris Agreement.
  • UK-based multinational utility OVO Energy has partnered with distributed energy resources companies Kaluza and sonnen to accelerate consumer adoption of solar energy in Spain.
  • Iberdrola has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement with pharmaceutical giant Bayer, marking Spain’s first PPA between a utility and a pharma company.
  • Enel Green Power has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement with global pharmaceutical company Novartis.
  • IRENA and the Global Wind Energy Council have teamed up to accelerate the adoption and deployment of windpower and other renewables worldwide to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.
  • Watch the conversation with Christophe Rocher, Project Manager of GRDF, France’s leading natural gas distribution operator.
  • Siemens Energy is supplying two gas turbine packages for a new CHP plant that will produce electricity and district heat for the German city of Leipzig and will eventually run on hydrogen.
  • GRDF’s smart gas meter project was launched 10 years ago already. The roll-out is still on-going. Aiming at 11 million customers, this is the largest smart meter project worldwide.

Diamond Partner

  • Siemens


Sustainable Power Partner

  • Enel


Gold Partner

  • Italgas


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