Monday, April 19, 2021


PGNiG partners with Kraków Technology Park to energise startups

The Kraków Technology Park ScaleUP accelerator will assist in identifying and selecting startups with innovative projects that can be implemented by Poland’s oil and gas company PGNiG.

Inven Capital’s innovative portfolio will contribute to the fulfilment of the decarbonisation targets

Venture capital fund Inven Capital has examined some 2,400 investment opportunities throughout Europe since 2015, selecting 14 for implementation, including two in the Czech Republic.

When the sun doesn’t shine and the wind doesn’t blow: consortium launches new digital solution

An R&D project launched by MET Group, Dunamenti Power Plant and Navitasoft will examine potential alternative methods of utilising RES and how optimised automated algorithms can balance weather-dependent, intermittent power generation.

Volvo Group joins ČEZ investing in smart EV charging platform Driivz

Volvo Group and smart EV charging platform Driivz are working on their pilot project to develop and test charging services for electric trucks.

Ignitis Group ranked the most sustainable energy brand in Lithuania

Lithuania’s energy holding company Ignitis has been ranked as the most sustainable energy brand in the country.

Two companies from CEE in the Sustainable Heat Coalition to make Helsinki an example of sustainable urban heating

Through the proposal of the Sustainable Heat Coalition, which brought together 6 companies and their complementary technologies, Helsinki will be the first to showcase this with their district heating network.

Scientists discover new method to remove CO2 from the atmosphere

Scientists from Russia and the Czech Republic found a new, plasmon energy-based method to synthesise cyclic carbonates from atmospheric carbon dioxide.

MOL Group moves up the value chain by becoming biofuel producer

MOL Group announced to move up the value chain by becoming a biofuel producer, through the implementation of an investment in its Danube Refinery in Százhalombatta

Ignitis Innovation Fund invests in start-up developing green hydrogen

Ignitis Innovation Fund has invested 430,000 euros into the Israeli H2Pro developing green hydrogen production technology. Among other investors, we find Breakthrough Energy Ventures, established by Bill Gates.

Rosatom acquires stake in Korean power storage company

ROSATOM finalised the deal to acquire 49% share of Enertech International, a South Korean manufacturer of electrodes, lithium-ion storage cells and energy storage systems.

PGNiG embraces Industrial Internet of Things to avoid energy losses

PGNiG is going to test a system for real-time balancing of electricity from distributed generation sources relying on the Industrial Internet of Things to facilitate avoiding energy losses.

EU grants 5.61 billion euros funding for ITER’s fusion project

The Council of the EU agreed to a contribution of 5.61 billion euros for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) project under its seven-years long-term budget.

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