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Milan Enlit Europe 2020

  • National Grid ESO’s new application programming interface (API) has opened GB’s balancing market mechanism to small generators.
  • When it comes to meeting international climate goals, carbon capture, utilisation and storage “is the only group of technologies that contributes both to reducing emissions and to removing CO2”.
  • Energy Systems Catapult and five local authorities in Greater Manchester in the UK have won funding for a pioneering clean energy project.
  • One of China’s largest offshore 8MW wind turbines has been connected to an eco-friendly power transmission system.
  • General Electric, one of coal power’s historic leaders and manufacturers, said it will exit the new-build market as soon as possible.
  • Green hydrogen is set to boost with the formation by Spanish energy giant Iberdrola of a new business unit to advance its production and supply.
  • The UK government must introduce a new hydrogen target for Britain’s gas grids to start turning the country’s zero-carbon hydrogen ambitions into a reality, says a new study.
  • Belgium transmission operator Elia Group and blockchain non-profit Energy Web are partnering to test the promise of blockchain in its operations.
  • Statkraft has contracted with UK distributed energy company AMP Clean Energy to trade flexible generation in its Urban Reserve natural gas peaking plant portfolio.
  • Eurelectric’s Power Barometer 2020 calls for accelerated rollout of renewable energies alongside decarbonisation of end-user energy use to meet EU climate targets.
  • Sensors in the water and wastewater treatment industries are an emerging technology market area, forecast to grow to $2 billion by 2030.
  • French-based company Energy Observer Developments (EODev) has closed €20 million in funding to accelerate the industrialisation and commercialisation of its hydrogen solutions.

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