Record efficiency for a gas engine

At the end of May, the final meeting of the “Horizon 2020” project “GasOn” with the EU Commission took place in Brussels. The aim of this EU project was the further development of gas engines for cars and vans. Around 20 partners participated, including ETH Zurich and Empa as well as four European automobile manufacturers Read more about Record efficiency for a gas engine[…]

EU’s innovation performance has been improving for four years in a row

Europe needs to deepen its innovation capability to compete on global markets and maintain and improve the European way of life, as called for by the European Council as recently as June 2018 and March 2019. That is why the Juncker Commission has set a new level of ambition for the EU and its Member States and Read more about EU’s innovation performance has been improving for four years in a row[…]

OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE PV SYSTEMS – B2B MEETING IN BARCELONA, SPAIN

O&M PV SYSTEMS A B2B MEETING TO FACILITATE CLIENTS AND SUPPLIERS Operation and Maintenance (O&M) is key to the technical and economic performance of solar systems and plants. Take your preventive and corrective maintenance services for solar power plants to keep your efficiency on the energy market. Do you use the right O&M services? Can Read more about OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE PV SYSTEMS – B2B MEETING IN BARCELONA, SPAIN[…]

EU needs more wind and solar power to meet renewables targets, warn Auditors

The EU needs to take significant action to generate more electricity from wind and solar power and meet its targets on renewables, according to a new report by the European Court of Auditors. Although both wind and solar power have recorded strong growth since 2005, there has been a slowdown since 2014, say the auditors. Read more about EU needs more wind and solar power to meet renewables targets, warn Auditors[…]

EU rules for trucks and buses – must have a smart digital tachograph installed

As of 15 June this year, trucks and buses registered in the EU for the first time must have a smart digital tachograph installed. The tachograph is the tool installed in trucks and buses which records the activities of drivers. Its new features will improve greatly the enforcement of the EU rules on driving and Read more about EU rules for trucks and buses – must have a smart digital tachograph installed[…]

€5.4 billion support for production of electricity from renewable sources in Italy

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a scheme to support electricity production from renewable sources in Italy. The measure will contribute to the EU environmental objectives without unduly distorting competition. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “More renewable energy in power generation is essential for the future of our Read more about €5.4 billion support for production of electricity from renewable sources in Italy[…]

Digitalization and sustainability, key aspects of SIL 2019 and eDelivery Barcelona

The 21st edition of SIL 2019 – The Leading Exhibition for Logistics, Transport, Intralogistics and Supply Chain in Southern Europe, – and the 3rd edition of eDelivery Barcelona Expo & Congress – The e-Commerce Delivery, Logistics and Last Mile International Exhibition- , were presented this morning to the media with the presence of Pere Navarro, Read more about Digitalization and sustainability, key aspects of SIL 2019 and eDelivery Barcelona[…]

ISAF IT Security – 8th International Information and Network Security Exhibition

Products and solutions related to Cyber Security, Information and Network Security, which are the most important agenda topics of recent years, are at ISAF IT Security Fair… From an era when security is provided by security guards and workforce… To an era when electronic systems come into play… From an era when electronic security systems Read more about ISAF IT Security – 8th International Information and Network Security Exhibition[…]

A General Approach on electronic freight transport information

EU Transport Ministers met in Luxembourg yesterday and agreed to a General Approach on the proposal on electronic freight transport information, which the Commission presented in May 2018 as part of the ‘Europe on the Move III’ proposal for a safe, clean and efficient mobility. Through this agreement, the transport sector will profit from less administrative burden Read more about A General Approach on electronic freight transport information[…]

Drone swarm capable synchronize and reconfigure its flightpath

Specialists from the Academic Laboratory of Industrial Robotics of Tomsk Polytechnic University are developing a multi-agent robotic system for flying a swarm of intelligent drones. Now they are tasked to ‘teach’ a swarm of 10 drones to fly without crashing into each other, avoid stationary or mobile obstacles and safely land on the point specified Read more about Drone swarm capable synchronize and reconfigure its flightpath[…]