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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...
Creating Europe’s new backbone for efficient power distribution
10 July 2017 - Over the last few decades the energy landscape has been changing drastically in Europe. An increasing amount of electricity is now generated from renewable sources, such as solar and wind energy. These developments will require a new and efficient power infrastructure that spans the...
Undersea HVDC cables, discovering some of the world’s top power interconnections
04 July 2017 - Submarine power cables are gaining a prominent role in sharing electricity between regions or different countries. Efficient transmission systems save energy, reduce pollution and secure power grids.    
Best Paths exhibited at InnoGrid2020+ in Brussels
28 June 2017 - The Best Paths project took part in the poster exhibition at Innogrid2020+ in Brussels, a major EU event on innovation in electricity networks. The exhibition showed the added value of Best Paths to contribute to the much-needed transition towards a low carbon economy. Several...
Demonstrator for offshore wind integration at world’s largest offshore wind energy gathering
8 June 2017 - Offshore wind is becoming more and more vital for the energy transition in the European Union, which aims to have completely carbon-free electricity by 2050. Wind energy is estimated to become the most widely adopted renewable energy by then. But for this to happen, “business as...