Research and Development

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Enel Foundation

Brown to Green emissions report released, SA not measuring up

The Brown to Green emissions Report published by the Climate Transparency partnership states that ghg in South Africa have increased by 39% since 1990.
California

California: Renewables sustain groundwater sustainability

A new Princeton University-led study in Nature Communications indicates that solar and wind energy aid in groundwater sustainability.
climate change

Climate change: Impacts on the energy supply chain

The IAEA has released a new publication exploring the diverse range of impacts on the energy sector resulting from gradual climate change.
lack of cooling

Lack of cooling threatens public health and food security says SEforALL

As temperatures hit record highs, people are at increasing risk from lack of cooling access threatening a spike in global energy demand and climate impacts.
Climate change

Scientific collaboration on climate change and energy transition

Enel Foundation and the Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change Foundation have partnered to promote scientific research in the field of climate change.

Initiate! energy start-up and innovation programme goes global

“We’re so proud of how Initiate! has evolved and become a global movement that breeds talent and empowers next-gen energy entrepreneurs."
lithium-ion

Africa commits to batteries development, particularly lithium-ion

The MegaMillion Energy Company announced the launch of Africa's first lithium-ion mega-factory at the 2019 Batteries and Electric Vehicles Conference.
distribution networks

Close examination of the global protection relay market

Research anticipates the global protection relay market to expand at a CAGR of ~9% during the 2019-2027, owing to numerous factors.
IRENA

IRENA reviews progress on providing sustainable energy

IRENA is hosting its 18th Council meeting to review progress and plan new work programme towards a climate-safe, sustainable future.

Siemens returns as diamond sponsor at EUW and POWERGEN Europe

Siemens returns as diamond sponsor at European Utility Week and POWERGEN Europe in France taking place on 12-14 November 2019.

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