What to Expect in 2021?
EASE policy team will have its hands full with the European Green Deal. Research and Innovation will also be a big topic for next year, as Horizon Europe kicks off and our work on many EU funding bodies continues. Finally, we look forward to continuing our webinars and – hopefully – physical events to support networking and information sharing, culminating in the Energy Storage Global Conference in autumn 2021.READ MORE
How EU Funding is Driving Energy Storage Innovation
Investment in research is key in driving innovation in storage sector. EASE, as the voice of the energy storage industry, is an active contributor of the design of upcoming funding programmes for energy storage research and development and collaborated to the development of important instruments such as the Innovation Fund and Horizon Europe.
EASE EU Projects Milestones in 2020
With the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, EASE had to adapt some of the activities performed in the framework of EU-funded projects to make sure that the topic addressed stayed relevant. We worked hard to turn challenges into opportunities, organising and shaping discussions around funding, policy and technology.READ MORE
2020: A Key Year for the Future of Energy Storage in Europe
2020 was a significant year for energy storage policy, as the European Commission, European Parliament, and many other stakeholders took an active interest for the sector. This was especially clear when it came to the European Green Deal, the ambitious plan from the new EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to accelerate the transition to a net-zero emissions energy system by 2050.READ MORE
Lessons Learned in 2020: Flexibility in Time of Crisis
Going into 2020, we decided to take energy storage to the next level with the support of our members. With a bigger Secretariat than ever before, we started 2020 eager to ramp up our activities and better serve the growing EASE membership. It was to be our most productive year yet, full meetings, and networking with policymakers and EASE members.READ MORE
Welcome on board Xtralis
According to EASE newest member, Xtralis, one of the most important ways to solve our energy issues is to store more energy. If that can be done in a safe and reliable way, society will benefit as a whole. [...] Keeping energy storage safe and secure will promote the energy transition and help achieve the transformations required by governments across the globe much more quickly.READ MORE
Welcome to BEPA: The Batteries European Partnership Association
The Batteries European Partnership Association (BEPA) was officially launched on 14 December 2020. The newly created association counts 137 members from the European battery community, willing to contribute to the ambitious upcoming Research & Innovation Partnership on Batteries under Horizon Europe, the next Framework programme for Research and Innovation of the European Union.READ MORE