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Decoding "Clean Energy for All Europeans" Package
On September 7th and 8th, the EIT-House in Brussels hosted the joint InnoEnergy and CommUnity event on the recently issued “Clean Energy for All Europeans” package, the first of its kind for the CommUnity.
Sunny Days are Full of Energy
Looking out of the window of the moving bus, I can hardly contain my excitement: I have been dreaming about field work in the African continent since 2014, and now I am finally here, in Tanzania, heading towards some remote villages on the shore of Lake Tanganyika.
Mentoring Program - A First Insight from a mentee
The Mentoring Programme was born with the aim of creating stronger bonds between those who had successful careers in the energy fields and those who are just starting out. It is a 1 to 1 interaction between a student or recent graduate and a mentor.
Member of the Month Programme
The CommUnity platform awards points based on your contributions. For example, if your post is shared to another group, you are awarded two points. See all the point values here. You can check the monthly leaderboard on the platform homepage.
Being Sustainable - As Easy as Drinking a Glass of Water
Every day we read about the global energy issues that the world is facing. Thinking that such a big problem has to be tackled by governments and big companies is the easiest way to feel that we have no responsibility in this complicated challenge. But are we sure that we cannot play an active role and become involved?
Free electric cars? - The curious case of battery prices in Europe
Where can you get the cheapest battery or ‘Energy Storage System (ESS)’ in Europe? If you have an interest in the battery market the answer should be no surprise. Yes, it is Tesla and their Powerwall.
Immersion in the Energy Union – Lessons from the heart of Europe
If I told you, I spent two weeks in a lovely medieval town in western Belgium this summer, you might justifiably wonder: Nice, but so what? In the end, we all go on holiday some times and usually, we don't put that into an energy-focused blog.
The CommUnity by InnoEnergy is made up of like-minded members with diverse cultures and backgrounds from around the world. We are united in sharing the same vision and values of leveraging entrepreneurship and innovation to create an impact in the sustainable energy field.
Concentrating solar power developments and future in South Africa
In 2011 South Africa's Department of Energy initiated a program to facilitate the investment and development of utility-scale renewable energy projects in the country. Besides the benefits of renewable energy, the program would add much needed generation capacity to the grid as the state-owned utility, Eskom, was struggling to meet demand.
Through the Eyes of António Pereira
António Gonçalves Pereira is the founder of EcoKart Portugal, an online platform which promotes motorised sports and fun in a sustainable way. His aim is to form the first electric kart fleet in Portugal.
The California Electricity Crisis of 2000-2001 - Could it happen in Sweden?
The California electricity crisis of 2000-2001, also known as the Western U.S. Energy Crisis of 2000 and 2001, was a situation where California experienced soaring wholesale electricity prices, especially in the winter months of 2000-2001. This resulted in multiple large scale blackouts along with huge financial and political crises. An analysis of the crisis is carried out in the subsequent sections.
In the last blog post, we finished by saying that after the release of Bitcoin, researchers’ and programmer’s attention started rapidly to shift towards the implications of the underlying blockchain technology rather than Bitcoin itself, with the objective of adding complex programs and executables and complex non-financial records to the blockchain distributed database.
For the Sake of Days Yet to Come: Goal
This article contains my understanding and perspective regarding climate change, potential strategies to address it and how I can personally contribute. I hope to provide a concise description of climate change risks and their mitigation strategies to anyone who is unaware about it.
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