Solar mirrors make high quality industrial heat

The Belgian energy company Azteq installed the first pilot of an industrial solar mirror park in Antwerp last year. The park generates green heat from concentrated sunlight. During the European Industry & Energy Summit 2020 Dutch energy company Darel, Azteq’s strategic partner, will pitch on the technology that can make industrial heat more sustainable. Industrial […]

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Thermal Battery Pushes boundaries for profitable decarbonization

During the European Industry & Energy Summit Thomas Palkovich will pitch the Thermal Battery system of EnergyNest. Multiple industrial clients already incorporate the thermal storage solution that minimize the use of natural gas or even introduces carbon free heat. EnergyNest offers and delivers Thermal Battery systems to its clientele. The proven, high-impact, and cost-competitive Thermal […]

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Largest battery park in Belgium opens in 2021

Scoop in Wallonia: EStor-Lux, in collaboration with Centrica Business Solutions, creates a battery park in Bastogne. Centrica manages and valorizes the batteries that can function as a virtual power plant. In this way, the parties increase the efficiency of the Belgian high-voltage grid. Centrica Business Solutions reaffirms its pioneering position in the flexibility market by […]

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Renewable power is defying the Covid crisis

Renewable power is growing robustly around the world this year. Contrasting with the sharp declines triggered by the Covid-19 crisis in many other parts of the energy sector. Such as oil, gas and coal, according to a report from the International Energy Agency. Driven by China and the United States, new additions of renewable power […]

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Smart Electrification

In order to meet climate targets, many companies are investigating how they can become less dependent on natural gas. Electrification is one of the possibilities, but it also has its drawbacks. Izak Boot, energy specialist at engineering and consultancy firm Bilfinger Tebodin, advocates smart electrification by using a step-by-step plan. According to him, much more […]

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Optimistic Samsom: Only circular economy is decades behind

According to Diederik Samsom, Head of Cabinet of EU commissioner Frans Timmermans, the momentum for a strong European climate policy is better than ever. Offshore wind is doing well, hydrogen is on its way, but the circular economy still seems to be a decade behind. Sense of urgency has yet to come. Wim Raaijen Samsom […]

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First plasma for British fusion reactor

For the first time, after a seven-year build, the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s Mega Amp Spherical Tokamak (Mast) Upgrade, has achieved first plasma. All the essential components work together simultaneously. Fusion energy offers the potential of an abundant, inherently safe low-carbon electricity supply. It involves fusing hydrogen particles in a hot gas known as a […]

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International Geothermal Association moves to The Hague

The International Geothermal Association announces that they will transfer their operating headquarter from Bonn, Germany to The Hague, the Netherlands. This is a landmark decision based on the strategic positioning of geothermal energy as a key enabler of the net-zero future energy mix. The Netherlands has been pioneering geothermal solutions for its greenhouse sector and […]

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Hydrogen

European center wants to accelerate green hydrogen economy

EIT InnoEnergy launched the European Green Hydrogen Acceleration Center (EGHAC), an unprecedented effort to support the development of an annual €100 billion green hydrogen economy by 2025. EIT InnoEnergy wants to reduce the cost of green hydrogen, stimulate market uptake and build a strong European green hydrogen value chain, as quickly as possible. InnoEnergy is […]

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