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Shedding light on energy in the EU - A guided tour of energy statistics
Lighting, heating, moving, producing...   ...energy is vital for our day-to-day life. Without energy, people and businesses cannot function. Turning on our computers or starting our cars are actions that we take for granted, yet they represent the final stage of a complex process.   First of...
"Democratic" supergrids
7 September 2017 - The share of delayed projects for new electric lines has increased, partly due to public opposition, states the European ACER agency of energy regulators. The local communities involved ask for decision processes to be more transparent and inclusive.   Thousands of kilometres...
Best Paths demonstrations explained in 3 minutes
5 September 2017 – The EU-funded Best Paths project unites expert partners around five large-scale demonstrations to validate the technical feasibility, costs, impacts and benefits of novel grid technologies allowing larger capacity and flexibility of the network. The results will lead to further...
Enabling grid integration of renewables at ICAE 2017 in Cardiff
22 August 2017 – “Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Systems using Direct Current Technologies” is one of the Special Sessions at the 9th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE 2017), held between the 21st and 24th August 2017 in Cardiff, UK. This Special Session looks into the...
Best Paths project goes international and lands in Africa
17 July 2017 - The Best Paths project overcomes European borders and recently ‘landed’ in Africa, where partners from Cardiff University showcased its results at the Nigeria Energy Forum 2017 from 4 to 6 July 2017 in Lagos, Nigeria. The event focussed on the use of sustainable energy...