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BVG Associates (BVGA) has published an updated report on future costs of energy for offshore wind for InnoEnergy, examining how technology innovation is anticipated to reduce the cost of energy from European offshore wind farms up to 2030.
InnoEnergy is making its Investment Round for supporting and launching revolutionary clean energy innovations open year-round.
InnoEnergy today launched its 2017 Investment Round to support innovative sustainable energy technology.
Principle Power and KIC InnoEnergy have entered a partnership which includes a EUR 4 million investment from KIC InnoEnergy in bringing Principle Power’s WindFloat to the market. The partnership encompasses advanced technology development and commercialisation, including engineering, third party analysis and certification, business development and dissemination. The project is scheduled to be completed in 2018, following a […]
KIC InnoEnergy has recently made a number of new appointments in Poland and Germany, as part of its ongoing drive to connect industry with innovative products and solutions across east and west Europe. In Poland, Jakub Miler has been appointed as CEO and Marcin Lewenstein has been appointed as Clean Coal and Gas Thematic Leader. […]
Schneider Electric has joined KIC InnoEnergy as a shareholder and formal partner. Schneider Electric has been an associate partner of KIC InnoEnergy since it was launched in 2010. This change of partnership status will see Schneider Electric taking an increased commitment in the activities and the governance of the company. Sylvain Paineau, Schneider Electric’s Innovation […]
KIC InnoEnergy has launched the Call for Innovation Proposals 2016 in their bid to propel new innovations from the sustainable energy field to market. The Call is seeking European businesses – start-ups, SMEs or larger, that have an innovation in sustainable energy but that need support commercialising their new service or product. The aim of […]
KIC InnoEnergy has launched Delphos, a revolutionary online tool, which is now available on KIC InnoEnergy website. Delphos aims to make it easier for innovators to bring products to market by predicting the impact that innovation will have on the cost of energy. Currently available for innovations in the field of wind energy (onshore and offshore), it will soon […]
KIC InnoEnergy has announced the 2014 results of its sustainable energy innovation project support programme, which recorded 28 newly enrolled high potential project consortia in just one year, adding up to 65 new projects since 2013, for which KIC InnoEnergy mobilized 80 million euros of investment. The success of this investment programme, which aims to boost […]
KIC InnoEnergy, the European company for innovation, education and business creation in sustainable energy, has announced the launch of a new call for proposals to develop innovative products and services, as part of their ambitious support programme dedicated to boosting sustainable innovations in Europe. KIC InnoEnergy’s objective is to offer comprehensive support to public and […]
KIC InnoEnergy has published, together with Questel Consulting, a unique report on innovation to provide an in-depth understanding of the global competitive energy landscape. The Top 10 Energy Innovators in 100 Energy Priorities report is the first to identify and rank the top industry and academic players worldwide at the same time according to their […]
As an innovation promoter, KIC InnoEnergy is interested in evaluating the impact of visible innovations on the cost of energy from various renewable energy technologies. For this purpose, KIC InnoEnergy is developing credible future technology cost models for four technologies using a consistent and robust methodology. KIC InnoEnergy has released the first in a series of […]
X1 Wind’s single point mooring system platform for floating wind turbines is set to receive EUR 4 million of EU Commission Horizon 2020 funding. A consortium of nine partners, led by X1 Wind, will deploy a prototype of the PivotBuoy at a test site at the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN). The consortium will […]
EOLOS, floating Lidar solutions provider backed by InnoEnergy, is deploying its EOLOS FLS200 floating Lidar at an offshore wind farm site in the Polish Baltic Sea.
EOLOS, the developer of autonomous floating LiDARs, has secured a project portfolio of more than EUR 2 million in 2016, its first year as a commercial entity.
A report by KIC InnoEnergy and BVG Associates has identified fifty offshore wind innovations which have the potential to make a substantial reduction in the levelised cost of energy (LCOE) through changes to design, hardware, software or process. The report, ‘Future renewable energy costs: offshore wind’, found that the technologies could reduce the LCOE by a […]
ECN has reported that EOLOS FLS200 floating LiDAR performs in compliance with the KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) of the Carbon Trust’s roadmap for the commercial acceptance of floating LiDAR technology. In October 2015, the EOLOS FLS200 floating LiDAR buoy completed a 6-month validation campaign next to the IEC-compliant IJmuiden offshore meteorological mast in the North Sea. The campaign has been carried […]
Minesto, together with eight partners, has received EUR 5.1 million to develop the Deep Green technology within a project named PowerKite, financed through EU Horizon 2020. The aim is to develop the next generation of the Deep Green power plant; to give it a better performance, a longer life expectancy and improved reliability, all in order […]
General Electric (GE) has acquired Blade Dynamics, the developer of what are to be the world’s longest wind turbine blades. Blade Dynamics says that GE’s interest in the company is ”based on its innovative technology which has the potential to radically transform the blade manufacturing process.” The new technology is estimated to reduce the cost of electricity generation of […]
At this year’s EWEA, Offshore WIND took the opportunity to interview Rajai Aghabi, CEO of EOLOS Floating Lidar Solutions, a newly launched company specializing in floating wind lidars. Offshore WIND: How did EOLOS Floating Lidar Solutions enter the offshore wind market? Was the cooperation with KIC InnoEnergy crucial in launching your company? Rajai Aghabi: EOLOS came […]
Researchers at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) have designed and patented a floating platform for offshore wind turbines that can reduce energy costs to 12 euro cents per kilowatt hour (kWh) through a more efficient design and cheaper building materials. Researchers Climent Molins and Alexis Campos, […]
The Board of Swedish marine energy company Minesto has decided to apply for listing of the company’s shares on First North at NASDAQ Stockholm and conduct a new issue of units directed to the public in Sweden of appoximatley EUR 10 million. Minesto’s tidal power plant, Deep Green, generates electricity from tidal and ocean currents. […]
Marine energy company Minesto, recently given a €13 million investment from the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government, has announced that it received an additional €3.5 million from KIC InnoEnergy. The funding is part of the overall development of the company. The collaboration was initiated in 2014 and has led to the largest single investment […]
The Swedish Energy Agency has granted the company Corpower Ocean AB 2 million EUR to conduct tests of its innovative concept for wave power. The project is part of a larger collaboration with KIC InnoEnergy, the Spanish energy company Iberdrola and the Portuguese Research Institute WavEC Offshore Renewables. Corpower will build a new prototype wave […]
EOLOS LiDAR, one of KIC InnoEnergy’s start-up projects, won the EIT Innovators Award at last weeks’ InnovEIT conference being held in Budapest. This award recognises teams made up from across the KIC communities that have developed a product that has the potential to have a significant societal and economic impact. The business, the Barcelona based creator […]
KIC InnoEnergy, the European company for innovation, education and business creation in sustainable energy, has nominated five innovators for the 2015 European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Awards. The winners will be announced at INNOVEIT 2015 in Budapest, Hungary on 6th May. “Our goal is to support innovation in Europe’s sustainable energy sector, and […]