Recent News

The News section provides the most recent news and announcements on related energy issues, as well as interviews with key stakeholders in the energy field and regular articles on SET-Plan activities and related low-carbon technologies.

The Smart Electricity Systems team (or Action, as it is officially named) is part of the Energy Security Unit at the JRC Institute for Energy and Transport, located both in Petten (NL) and Ispra (IT... read more
Renewable power, excluding large hydroelectric, accounted for 44% of all new generating capacity added worldwide in 2011, compared to 34% in 2010. Meanwhile, gross investment in renewable energy... read more
Most of this growth has been since 2000, when the share was 7.2%. The Federal government has made it a priority to increase the share of renewables in the energy mix. Its 2010 Energy Concept... read more
According to an EC Energy Directorate communiqué, Med-TSO aims at the integration of a regional electricity market in the long term, by “coordinating the development plans and the operation of the... read more
Whether it is to extend the range and power of electrical vehicles, to smooth out variations in power output from intermittent renewable energy sources, or provide backup during peak demand, storage... read more