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 […]

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International ministerial meeting demonstrates role of Mission Innovation in accelerating clean energy revolution

Malmö, Sweden, May 23, 2018 – At the Third Mission Innovation (MI-3) Ministerial, the international community discussed bold steps to enhance public and private investment and collaboration on clean energy research and innovation. The Ministerial was co-hosted by the European Commission, together with Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and the Nordic Council of Ministers. Mission Innovation Ministers demonstrated significant progress by […]

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Strong network supporting the development of the future grid

News from Innovation Challenge 1: Smart Grids The power of a global network is being effectively harnessed by the Smart Grids Innovation Challenge (IC#1) as evidenced by its achievements to date. Collaborative working by IC#1 members has resulted in interesting outputs and inspiring plans to achieve the goal of enabling future grids that are powered […]

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IC#2 is developing international partnerships to tackle the wide-ranging challenges of off grid access

The Off Grid Access to Electricity Innovation Challenge (IC#2) has set the ambitious target of reducing the cost of electricity for remote applications by 50 per cent within three years. Disruptive solutions are needed to achieve this target. IC#2 is co-led by France and India. François Moisan, Executive Director for International Strategic Research at the […]

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International conference emphasises role of Mission Innovation in developing the bioeconomy

Delegates at the International Conference on Sustainable Biofuels took the opportunity to reinforce their commitment to international collaboration; a key factor in accelerating the development of a sustainable bioeconomy. The eight countries represented at the International Conference on Sustainable Biofuels 2018 held in New Delhi on February 26-27 adopted the “New Delhi Declaration”. The four […]

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Saudi Arabia: Mission Innovation has the power to inspire the clean energy community

Mission Innovation (MI) is helping Saudi Arabia’s leaders to link international, national and local clean energy plans and to achieve green growth and sustainable development. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia believes in the power of MI to inspire activity for the global clean energy transition and proposes bringing an international audience to an MI showcase […]

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Ottawa Preparatory Meeting: setting the scene for MI-3 in Malmö

How to maximise the impact of the Innovation Challenges? What’s the best way of strengthening private sector engagement? How can Mission Innovation (MI) support clean energy ideas and innovators? These are some of the key issues delegates attending the 3rd Mission Innovation Ministerial (MI-3) Preparatory Meeting addressed in Ottawa. The objective was to generate new […]

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