Stakeholders from the public and private sectors convened in Rome from 21st to 23rd November for the fourth Smart Grids Innovation Workshop. The event included the first Smart Grids Innovation Challenge Industry Workshop, involving speakers from many industry representatives including ENEL, GE Global and Power Links Technology Limited*, and the launch of the Smart … Continue reading Industry participation central to success of Smart Grids Innovation Challenge workshop
At COP24 in Katowice. Poland, world leaders were urged to take action and listen to the wake-up call in the IPCC’s 1.5°C report. At the end of two intense weeks of climate negotiations, governments adopted a set of guidelines for implementing the landmark 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement, which will enter into force in 2020. … Continue reading COP24: A clear road ahead towards the Paris Agreement goals
3-14 December, 2018
Mission Innovation members and partners are organising a wide range of events on clean energy innovation at COP24. Members are warmly welcome to attend with their contacts and there is no need to register for these activities.
Three years on from the signing of the Paris Agreement, the parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change will meet in Katowice, Poland, from 3 to 14 December 2018. Mission Innovation (MI) members and partners are organising a wide range of events on clean energy innovation, which this newsletter showcases. Members are … Continue reading Mission Innovation at the COP24 UN Climate Conference
The Carbon Capture Innovation Challenge (IC3) is demonstrating the impact of international collaboration with the allocation of $103 million funding to support projects aligned with IC3’s priorities. The US Department of Energy (US DOE) recently announced up to $30 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development on Novel and Enabling Carbon Capture Transformational … Continue reading $103 million funding to address the priorities of IC3
A Framework to support investors and funders to identify those system solutions and technologies that have significant ability or potential to contribute to reduced greenhouse gas emissions in society, so called avoided emissions, has been launched by Mission Innovation. The financial sector has long seen climate change almost exclusively as a risk with the need … Continue reading Mission Innovation investor framework launched at European Climate Innovation Summit
Governments have traditionally funded early stage energy technology research but find it difficult to support technologies through to commercial exploitation. Conversely, private investors are good at identifying the most promising companies and start-ups but are unable to assume both technological and commercial risks. What if a new approach could avoid these pitfalls by allowing the … Continue reading Breakthrough Energy Europe: a new €100 million clean energy investment fund
21-23 November, 2018
The fourth Deep Dive Workshop for Innovation Challenge 1, the Smart Grids Innovation Challenge, will bring together experts, industry leaders and Mission Innovation representatives to discuss how this emerging technology can help accelerate the growing capacity of renewable energy generation in electricity grids.
25 October, 2018
This European meeting will bring together experts from around the world to identify critical research and development (R&D) priorities and gaps in clean energy materials innovation processes and explore opportunities for deeper collaboration.
17-18 October, 2018 Berlin, Germany Participants in the new IC on Renewable and Clean Hydrogen Innovation Challenge are meeting in Germany for a workshop involving industry, government and academics.