Accelerating CCUS: A Global Conference to Progress CCUS

The UK Government is holding a 1.5 day CCUS Conference in central Edinburgh, Scotland on the 28 and 29 November 2018. This global CCUS conference incorporates a number of invitation-only CCUS events. The conference will gather speakers, delegates from governments, industry, the finance community, academia and leading experts from around the world for a series … Continue reading Accelerating CCUS: A Global Conference to Progress CCUS

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Delivering Mission Innovation’s 2020 Goals

  Following an inspirational Ministerial, work is underway to deliver Mission Innovation’s 2020 Goals. At MI-3 Ministers identified priorities for action including improving public-private collaboration, improving the regulatory framework to encourage innovation and showcasing successes and impact. At the 2nd Mission Innovation Ministerial in Beijing, Ministers launched the Mission Innovation Action Plan with four goals … Continue reading Delivering Mission Innovation’s 2020 Goals

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Mission Innovation recognises the role of hydrogen in the energy transition

  A significant development at MI-3 was the launch of the eighth Innovation Challenge, on Renewable and Clean Hydrogen (IC#8). The IC#8 members have quickly commenced the development of a plan to achieve the objective of IC#8 which is to accelerate the development of a global hydrogen market by identifying and overcoming key technology barriers … Continue reading Mission Innovation recognises the role of hydrogen in the energy transition

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Spread the word! Registration still open for Mission Innovation Champions Program

  The Mission Innovation Champions Program, which is looking for the next generation of innovators, is open for registrations until 10th September. If you are driving the pace of the clean energy revolution with a new technology or solution; or if you know of a researcher or innovator who is developing novel ways of making … Continue reading Spread the word! Registration still open for Mission Innovation Champions Program

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Collaboration between the World Economic Forum and Mission Innovation – next steps and opportunities

  The collaboration between MI and the World Economic Forum offers MI and its members opportunities to strengthen public private collaboration, pursue bold ideas for accelerating energy innovation, and engage in dialogue events. This builds on the outcomes of MI-3, where Cheryl Martin, the Managing Director of the Forum facilitated roundtable public-private partnership discussions on … Continue reading Collaboration between the World Economic Forum and Mission Innovation – next steps and opportunities

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News from MI-3

  Many of the memorable moments from MI-3 have been brought together in a Twitter moment including photographs and videos from the event.  Interviews with #CleanEnergy leaders conducted at the event will be published on Twitter in the coming weeks, see the interviews with co-host Minister Baylan and with Christiana Figueres. Follow @MICleanEnergyRD on Twitter to … Continue reading News from MI-3

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Progress and plans – news from MI-3 on the Innovation Challenges

To showcase the achievements of the Innovation Challenges (IC), the Analysis and Joint Research Sub-Group (co-led by Canada and India) created and presented an infographic to Ministers at MI-3. These achievements were showcased and built upon at the Ministerial with the announcement of successful bids for funding, publication of reports and discussion at workshops. A … Continue reading Progress and plans – news from MI-3 on the Innovation Challenges

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Innovation Priorities to Transform the Energy System – a view from IRENA

Renewable energy and energy efficiency together can provide over 90% of the energy-related CO2 emission reductions needed to deliver on the Paris agreement and limit the average global temperature rise to “well below 2°C”. However, the pace of deployment of renewable energy needs to be scaled up at least six times faster for the world to … Continue reading Innovation Priorities to Transform the Energy System – a view from IRENA

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Mission Innovation Champions Program now open

  Are you driving the pace of the clean energy revolution with a new technology or solution? Do you know of a researcher or innovator who is developing novel ways of making clean energy cheaper and more reliable? If so, please apply or nominate any exceptional researchers to become one of the next MI Champions! … Continue reading Mission Innovation Champions Program now open

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New addition to the Mission Innovation family

Austria joined Mission Innovation (MI) as the 24th member at MI-3 in Malmö. By joining MI, the Austrian government underpins its commitment to support the vision of MI and to accelerate the clean energy transition. Austria has a long and successful history in clean energy innovation and has already achieved a leading international position in … Continue reading New addition to the Mission Innovation family

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