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How Cheap Must Batteries Get for Renewables to Compete With Fossil Fuels?

Energy Efficiency

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15 October 2019

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Jürgen Ritzek

 While solar and wind power are rapidly becoming cost-competitive with fossil fuels in areas with lots of sun and wind, they still can’t provide the 24/7 power we’ve become used to. At present, that’s not big a problem because the grid still features plenty of fossil fuel plants that can provide constant baseload or ramp up to meet surges in demand.

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Blockchain will be the next GDPR

Energy Efficiency

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14 August 2019

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Dusan Jakovljevic

How blockchain will be governed? How to combine legislative requirements with elements of industrial sectors' self-regulation.

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) revises energy lending criteria

Finance

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08 August 2019

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Dusan Jakovljevic

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has published its draft revised Energy Lending Criteria to apply post-2020.

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EIC Accelerator Fund Investment Guidelines available!

Finance

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24 July 2019

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Dusan Jakovljevic

The European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator offers optional equity investment in addition to a grant to small companies that want to put their breakthrough innovations on the market.

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Hungary, Portugal and Poland sign up to EU quantum communication infrastructure initiative

Energy Efficiency

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22 July 2019

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Dusan Jakovljevic

The three countries have signed a declaration to work together to boost quantum technologies, cybersecurity and industrial competitiveness.

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