E-Newsletter No : 53


No: 53 - January 2018

European Commission presented the final Work Programme for Horizon 2020
On 27 October 2017, the European Commission presented the final Work Programme for Horizon 2020, covering the budgetary years 2018, 2019 and 2020 and representing an investment of around €30 billion.
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Department of Energy to Invest $30 Million to Boost Unconventional Oil and Natural Gas Recovery
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of six projects to receive approximately $30 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development in unconventional oil and natural gas recovery.
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EU Energy Day at World Future Energy Summit focuses on clean energy and innovation
The next EU Energy Day, with the theme 'The EU's Clean Energy Future: From Technology Development to System Integration', will take place on January 16 2018 as part of the World Future Energy Summit, in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Co-organized by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Energy and the EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network, its main focus will be research and innovation on clean energy technologies. This event is part of a series of EU Energy Days, which was initiated at COP22 in Marrakesh.
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To Make Solar Really Work, Turn Up the Heat

200-foot tower stands centered in front of a field of rotating mirrors on the southern edge of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Auto Executives, Consumers Skeptical of the Viability of Pure Battery Electric Vehicles: KPMG Survey
Despite the hype and massive automotive OEM investment in battery electric vehicles (BEVs), more than half (54%) of global auto executives say they believe these vehicles will fail commercially due to infrastructure challenges while 60 percent say excessive recharging times will do them in, according to the 2018 KPMG Global Automotive Executive Survey.
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Total cost of ownership and market share for hybrid and electric vehicles in the UK, US and Japan

New powertrain technologies, such as Hybrid Electric Vehicles, have a price premium which can often be offset by lower running costs. Total Cost of Ownership combines these purchase and operating expenses to identify the most economical choice of vehicle.

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Renewable energy shares in EU gross final energy consumption vs. Renewable Energy Directive and National Renewable Energy Action Plan trajectories

Source: European Commission

ENIPE 2018 Expo and Summit
January 11 – 14 / İstanbul Expo Center

DistribuTECH Conference &Exhibition
January 23 - 25, 2018 / USA

ELDER 2nd International Safety and Health at Work Congress
February 15 – 17, 2018 / Antalya

19. Electricity Power Conference
March 19 - 22, 2018 / USA
9. Energy Efficiency Forum and Expo
March 29 – 30 / Lütfi Kırdar Congress Palace

IoT EurAsia 2018
April 12, 2018 / İstanbul

ICSG Istanbul 2018
April 25 – 26, 2018 / Istanbul Congress Center