External Events

On the initiative of the Directorate-General for Energy of the European Commission, INZEB (Institute of Zero Energy Buildings) organized a workshop on the presentation of the Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan).

The event took place on Thursday 12 July 2018 and was held at the premises of the European Parliament Office in Athens. 


The 7th International Symposium & 29th National Conference on Operational Research was co-organized by the School of Production Engineering and Management of the Technical University of Crete and the Hellenic Operational Research Society (HELORS). The conference was held at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Crete, Greece, June 14-16, 2018. 


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.


The Slovenian gas market is increasingly involved in regional natural gas environment, therefore legislative innovations were presented, the situation on the market was summarised and projects that will contribute to a more efficient market and more reliable supply of natural gas were showed.


Peter Kotek (REKK) attended he sixth workshop of Plinovodi d.o.o. (company managing the natural gas transmission network) and presented SET-Nav case study results.
 


SET-Nav partner, NTUA, participated at the decarbonisation project networking workshop, co-organised by DG Research and Innovation (RTD) and the Executive Agency for SMEs (EASME), on 7th February 2018, at the European Commission (DG RTD) CDMA building, in Brussels, Belgium.


SET-Nav joined Arndt Hassel, Associate Researcher, CEPS and EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network Expert and Christian Egenhofer, Associate Senior Research Fellow & Director of Energy Climate House, CEPS and EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network Expert, as well as Petr Dolejsi, Mobility & Sustainable Transport Director, European Automobile Manufacturers' Association – ACEA and Lisa Wolf, Policy Advisor, EURELECTRIC, at the 


SET-Nav partners, Charlie Wilson & Yeong Jae Kim, were invited to a policy workshop in Brussels on "Mission Innovation" - the pledge by 20 countries (including the UK) to double clean energy R&D in support of the Paris Agreement. Charlie presented new work on indicators for tracking progress in the global clean energy innovation system. SET-Nav partners, Charlie Wilson & Yeong Jae Kim, also disseminated a short consultation report answering to the Mission Innovation indicator briefing paper.


SET-Nav partner, Charlie Wilson, participated in the "Pathways to European decarbonisation: the INNOPATHS scenarios workshop", 6-8 February 2018, in Florence, organised by the H2020-funded INNOPATHS project. He gave a talk on the 2x2 scenario typology being developed by the SET-Nav consortium for exploring decentralisation vs. entrenchment, and cooperation vs. fragmentation in the EU energy innovation landscape. This typology will help shape the integrative modelling activity planned for SET-Nav.


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