Smart Grids Pitch Competition at the World Solar Challenge

Smart Grids Pitch Competition Panel discussion   The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge is a biennial solar-powered car race which held its 30-year anniversary event in October 2017. As part of Australia’s commitment to Mission Innovation and the Smart Grids Innovation Challenge (MI IC1) in particular, the Australian Government formed a partnership with the Bridgestone World […]

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Global Cooling Prize Finalist Announcement

The eight finalists of the Global Cooling Prize were announced on 15th November 2019. This international innovation competition led by the Government of India alongside the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and Mission Innovation is spurring the development of super-efficient and climate-friendly residential cooling solutions for homes. The finalists have been awarded US$200,000 each to develop […]

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Sustainable Innovation Forum: facilitating greater engagement between the private and public sector to accelerate clean energy innovation

  Mission Innovation (MI) is pleased to support the Sustainable Innovation Forum as the largest business-focussed event at COP, facilitating direct engagement between private and public sector leaders to accelerate action on issues including clean energy, energy access and climate change. Mission Innovation will work with the organisers, Climate Action, to drive positive, proactive engagement […]

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MI Secretariat Gathering – New York City, 19-20 September 2019

(Front row): Daniele Poponi, Stephanie Klak, Jennie Dodson; (Middle row): Helen Fairclough, Julie Anderson, Joonhyung Ahn; (Back row): Lindsay Brown, Sharon Kearney, Jia Zhang (joined by phone: Irmgard Herold) The Mission Innovation Secretariat provides a stable, enduring resource to drive forward MI activities and achieve the vision and impact outlined in MI’s Enabling Framework and […]

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Morocco joined Mission Innovation

Moroccan delegation with Amarjeet Sohi, Canadian Minister of Natural Resources (second from left) at MI-4: Rachid El Mrabet, IRESEN; Aziz Rabbah, Minister for Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development; Badr Ikken, IRESEN   Morocco officially joined Mission Innovation (MI) at the Fourth Mission Innovation Ministerial meeting (MI-4) in Vancouver, Canada, on May 28, 2019 and was […]

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NEWS RELEASE: Mission Innovation participates in UN Climate Action Summit

  NEWS RELEASE New York, 24 September 2019 – At the UN Climate Action Summit in New York, Mission Innovation (MI) members reiterated their ongoing commitment and the importance of accelerating clean energy innovation to meet long-term climate goals and provide affordable, reliable and secure energy supplies. Several new initiatives and coalitions that will spur […]

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Meet Climate Action’s New Superalliance

As announced at MI-4 in Vancouver (May 2019), Mission Innovation is collaborating with the Global Covenant of Mayors to enable cities and nations from around the world to work together to fast-track clean energy technology. Read about how mayors and ministers are taking climate action here: https://nyti.ms/30HulYd […]

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New MISC chair Prof. John Loughhead on MI’s achievements and priorities

In June 2019, Prof. John Loughhead succeeded Frank Des Rosiers as Chair of the Mission Innovation Steering Committee (MISC). Prof. Loughhead is a well-known energy expert and currently Chief Scientific Adviser at the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). He was involved in the discussions which led to the creation of MI […]

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