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6th European Smart Metering and Smart Grid Award winners announced

Smart energy innovators recognized during special ceremony in London.

BATTERY JAPAN 2015 kicks off next month in Tokyo

The event, part of World Smart Energy Week 2015, is billed as the ‘world’s largest exhibition specializing in rechargeable batteries.’

Hyundai joins Hydrogen Technology in European Cities (HyTEC) consortium as project expands to Oslo Hyundai joins Hydrogen Technology in European Cities (HyTEC) consortium as project expands to Oslo

The Hydrogen Transport in European Cities (HyTEC) consortium is creating a third hydrogen passenger vehicle deployment centre, in Oslo. Hyundai Motor Europe is a new project partner, and will deliver eight Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell cars to the Norwegian capital during 2015.

US Department of Energy allocates $55 million to advance fuel-efficient vehicle technologies

Funding will go towards a wide range of research, development, and demonstration projects that aim to reduce the price and improve the efficiency of plug-in electric, alternative fuel, and conventional vehicles.

Fuel cell inventor Sir William Grove honoured in home city of Swansea Fuel cell inventor Sir William Grove honoured in home city of Swansea

Sir William Grove, who invented the fuel cell more than 170 years ago, has been honoured in his home city of Swansea in south Wales, with the unveiling of a blue plaque.

DECC funds UK-first renewable heat network research DECC funds UK-first renewable heat network research

Demonstration project seeks to demonstrate how solar thermal panels and heat pumps can replace or work alongside the existing gas-fired district heating scheme.

Mercom Capital Group releases 2014 ‘smart grid’ funding report

Venture capital funding in smart grid sector reached $383 Million in 2014, down slightly from 2013.

DNV GL selected for Saudi Arabia electricity efficiency study

DNV GL will develop a study to assess electricity end-use efficiency which will enable the forecast of future electricity consumption trends and the development of appropriate planning methodologies.

Renewable Energy Association expands focus

REA announces the official launch of UK Solar and its first storage representation body, UK Energy Storage.

US Government takes additional steps to address climate change

Obama Administration announces a new goal to cut methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40 – 45 per cent from 2012 levels by 2025.

GlobalData releases South African renewable energy report

New research details renewable power market outlook for South Africa and provides forecasts through 2025.

Keynote speaker at inaugural green energy event in Wales

Baroness Randerson, the Under-Secretary of State for Wales, tapped to deliver opening address at Wales Green Building Marketplace in February.

DNV GL plans to validate ARPA-E funded grid-storage technologies

Over the next four years, DNV GL will provide a combination of third-party testing facilities and analysis methodologies to enable objective and transparent evaluation of existing ARPA-E grid-storage innovations.

Clean Energy Solutions Center forms collaboration with R20 Regions of Climate Action

Partnership created to support clean energy policy development by state and local governments around the world.

Toyota invites industry into collaborative hydrogen future by opening up its patents Toyota invites industry into collaborative hydrogen future by opening up its patents

Japanese automotive giant Toyota is making more than 5600 hydrogen fuel cell patents available royalty-free, to accelerate the global development and introduction of innovative fuel cell technologies. The patents include critical technologies developed for the newly launched Toyota Mirai fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV).

Top 20 renewable energy stories in 2014

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