5th Ibero-American Congress of Entrepreneurship, Energy, Environment and Technology (CIEEMAT)

The 5th Ibero-American Congress of Entrepreneurship, Energy, Environment and Technology (CIEEMAT) will be held from 11th to 13th September 2019 at the Polytechnic School of Portalegre (Portugal). This conference is organised by researchers from the Federal Centre of Technological Education Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (Portugal), Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre (Portugal) and Read more about 5th Ibero-American Congress of Entrepreneurship, Energy, Environment and Technology (CIEEMAT)[…]

€385 million support for production of electricity from renewable sources in Lithuania

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a scheme to support electricity production from renewable energy sources in Lithuania. The measure, open to all types of renewable generation, will contribute to the EU environmental objectives without unduly distorting competition. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “The scheme will contribute to Read more about €385 million support for production of electricity from renewable sources in Lithuania[…]

Energy Union – the year of engagement

The Third Report on the State of the Energy Union shows that Europe’s transition to a low-carbon society is becoming the new reality on EU’s ground. Thanks to progress in 2017, the EU is on track to implement the Energy Union project and deliver jobs, growth and investments. Enabling actions are being put in place to support Read more about Energy Union – the year of engagement[…]

Energy consumption in the EU below its 1990 level

In 2015, gross inland energy consumption, which reflects the energy quantities necessary to satisfy all inland consumption, amounted in the European Union (EU) to 1 626 million tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe), below its 1990 level (-2.5%) and down by 11.6% compared to its peak of almost 1 840 Mtoe in 2006. Accounting for nearly Read more about Energy consumption in the EU below its 1990 level[…]

DTE Energy and Vectorform revolutionize technician training through Virtual Reality

DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) and Vectorform announced today a partnership to leverage virtual reality (VR) to advance high-consequence training. The technology allows DTE technicians to train on a number of simulated work enviornments — including how to operate at great heights, repair down wires and perform gas line shut-offs — all from the safety of their Read more about DTE Energy and Vectorform revolutionize technician training through Virtual Reality[…]