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1. ANEMOS.PLUS - Advanced Tools for the Management of Electricity Grids with Large-Scale Wind Generation

Project web site: ANEMOS.PLUS
Participants: see ANEMOS.PLUS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €2,598,296.00
Duration: 01/2008 - 06/2011 (42 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks
Abstract: The FP5 project ANEMOS has successfully developed research on new forecasting techniques for a wide range of end-user requirements. The aim of the ANEMOS.PLUS project is to fully integrate the forecasts and their uncertainty into the management and decision support tools.


2. NANOSTIR - Optimisation of solid biofuel operated Stirling CHP units by means of nano technological coatings

Participants: see NANOSTIR details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €298,269.50
Duration: 01/2008 - 01/2010 (24 months)
Keywords: polygeneration
Abstract: NANOSTIR represents a completely new and highly innovative, alternative polygeneration energy system. It does combine a solid biofuel boiler, a small power range Stirling engine and an absorption cooling machine to a concise and highly potential energy provision system. NANOSTIR significantly reduces former problems of Stirling engines with soiling and slagging of the primary heat exchanger by using solid biofuels by means of the applied nanotechnological coating material.


3. SOLBIOPOLYSY - Biofuel Polygeneration System integrating MSW landfill gas and solar energy

Participants: see SOLBIOPOLYSY details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €2,099,186.00
Duration: 01/2008 - 01/2011 (36 months)
Keywords: polygeneration
Abstract: The BIOPOLYSY project seeks to advance the development of innovative and readily applicable technologies to develop an efficient and competitive polygeneration system based on integration of landfill with solar system, reforming for the syngas production, ICE for electric generation and heating/cooling system for thermal energy requirements satisfaction.


4. TECH4CDM - Selected Renewable Energy and Energy Efficient technologies for CDM opportunities in Latin American Countries

Project web site: TECH4CDM
Participants: see TECH4CDM details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €899,094.00
Duration: 01/2008 - 07/2009 (18 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, energy efficiency, climate, promotion
Abstract: The main objective of this project is to realised a thematic promotion of selected RES and Energy Efficient technologies in Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Argentina and Chile optimising the opportunities opened by the Clean Development Mechanism, identifying potential for small and large scale projects with the aim to support developers and EU companies to invest in the region.


5. BITES - Biofuels Technologies European Showcase

Project web site: BITES
Participants: see BITES details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €563,344.99
Duration: 12/2007 - 12/2009 (24 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biofuels, promotion
Abstract: BITES is a pan-European dissemination action for the promotion and uptake of biofuel chains in Europe. The project is promoted by five national associations globally gathering more than 600 members and representing different regions of the EU with the support of a specialised communication agency.


6. BUILD HEALTH - Holistic Energy Conscious and Sustainable Strategies in the Health Care Building Sector

Participants: see BUILD HEALTH details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €1,982,441.50
Duration: 12/2007 - (48 months)
Keywords: energy efficiency, eco-buildings
Abstract: In regions with poor medical facilities climate change could result in situations where large parts of running costs are used to run buildings and less are available for medical treatment. Increased focus on the early design effort provides a huge unexploited potential for improving energy efficiency of the sector.


7. CRISTAL - Control of renewable integrated systems targeting advanced landmarks

Participants: see CRISTAL details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CA
EC contribution: €198,540.00
Duration: 12/2007 - 12/2009 (24 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks
Abstract: The CA is focused on the development of key enabling technologies for distributed / smart energy networks, with high power quality and service security. The technical issues to be coordinated are concerned with solar, wind and micro-hydro systems control in conjunction with compensatory energy storage systems (fuel cells, hydrogen) and connection to the grid.


8. EXHEAT - The Exheat microCHP Turbine System

Participants: see EXHEAT details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €894,400.00
Duration: 12/2007 - 06/2010 (30 months)
Keywords: polygeneration, CHP
Abstract: The project is aimed at demonstrating the market potential of a new microCHP system in real domestic-size polygeneration applications. The Exheat microCHP system is based on the close integration of a boiler with an externally heated microturbine. The system delivers approximately 5 kW of electrical power and 15kW heating.


9. RES BOAT - Thematic promotion and dissemination campaign of project results and best available technologies on the Danube River

Project web site: RES BOAT
Participants: see RES BOAT details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €288,733.00
Duration: 12/2007 - 05/2009 (18 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, promotion
Abstract: The project aims at the thematic promotion and dissemination of project results related to renewable energy resources (RES) and to demonstrate the feasibility of new energy technologies. The series of events will be held on a boat - on the "RES BOAT" - during a voyage on the river Danube connecting several Member States and Candidate Countries.


10. SHAPES - Small Hydro Action for the Promotion of Efficient Solutions

Project web site: SHAPES
Participants: see SHAPES details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €749,969.00
Duration: 12/2007 - (24 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, hydro, promotion
Abstract: The overall objective of SHAPES is to facilitate and strengthen the co-operation between EU Small Hydropower (SHP) Research and Market actors, with the overall objective of streamlining future research & development and promote R&D results in order to enhance penetration of SHP and know-how with the EU and on new markets in developing countries.

FP7 projects

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1. C-ENERGY + - Connecting Energy NCPs Plus A Pro-Active Network of National Contact Points in the Seventh Framework Programme under the Energy Theme

Project web site: C-ENERGY +
Participants: see C-ENERGY + details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CSA
EC contribution: €999,996.00
Duration: 05/2010 - 04/2013 (36 months)
Keywords: FP7 support, National Contact Points, coordination
Abstract: C-ENERGY+ has the overall objective to reinforce the National Contact Points - NCPs network, broadening NCPs expertises and improving the quality of their services. C-ENERGY+ will involve 21 Energy NCPs as partner from 21 countries plus 29 Energy NCPs as associated partners from 23 countries.


2. BIOWALK4BIOFUELS - Biowaste and Algae Knowledge for the Production of 2nd Generation Biofuels

Project web site: BIOWALK4BIOFUELS
Participants: see BIOWALK4BIOFUELS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €2,902,000.20
Duration: 04/2010 - 03/2014 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, bioefuels, biowaste
Abstract: Aims : develop an alternative, innovative system for the treatment of biowaste and use of Green Hous Gas (GHG) emissions to produce biofuels, using macroalgae as a catalyser. Objectives : production of a cost-efficient biogas without using cereal crops; optimise production of biogas per amount of biowaste and CO2 used; increase and facilitate the types of biowaste used for biogas production.


3. HESCAP - New generation, High Energy and power density SuperCAPacitor based energy storage system

Project web site: HESCAP
Participants: see HESCAP details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €2,298,764.00
Duration: 04/2010 - 09/2013 (42 months)
Keywords: energy storage, supercapacitors
Abstract: Energy storage is recognised as a key element for energy networks in the near future. The main objective of this project is to develop a new generation high energy supercapacitor based system (HESCAP system), capable of storing ten times more energy than the reported State of the Art SC technology, but keeping the high power density, long life cycle and total capital cost of currently available supercapacitors.


4. BIOCORE - Biocommodity refinery

Project web site: BIOCORE
Participants: see BIOCORE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €13,920,237.00
Duration: 03/2010 - 02/2014 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biorefinery, demonstration
Abstract: BIOCORE will create and demonstrate a lignocellulosic biorefinery for sustainable processing of agricultural residues (wheat and rice straws), SRC wood (poplar) and hardwood forestry residues, into 2G biofuels, bulk chemicals, polymers, speciality molecules, heat and power.


5. EUROBIOREF - EUROpean multilevel integrated BIOREFinery design for sustainable biomass processing

Project web site: EUROBIOREF
Participants: see EUROBIOREF details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €23,073,794.00
Duration: 03/2010 - 02/2014 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biorefinery, demonstration
Abstract: The EuroBioRef concept is an integrated, sustainable and diversified bio-refinery involving all biomass value chain stakeholders. The project attempts to overcome the efforts fragmentation of the entire biomass value chain requiring greater networking, coordination and cooperation among different actors from biochemical and chemical industry, SMEs, scientific knowledge chain, and European organisations.


6. ORECCA - Off-shore Renewable Energy Conversion platforms – Coordination Action

Project web site: ORECCA
Participants: see ORECCA details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CSA
EC contribution: €1,599,032.56
Duration: 03/2010 - 08/2011 (18 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, ocean energy, wind energy, marine renewable energy (MRE)
Abstract: The objectives of the projects are to create a framework for knowledge sharing and to develop a research roadmap for activities in the context of offshore renewable energy (RE). In particular, the project will stimulate collaboration in research activities leading towards innovative, cost efficient and environmentally benign offshore RE conversion platforms for wind, wave and other ocean energy resources, for their combined use as well as for the complementary uses.


7. VALORGAS - Valorisation of food waste to biogas

Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €3,485,462.00
Duration: 03/2010 - 08/2013 (42 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, food waste, biofuels
Abstract: Because of the high water content of food waste, energy can only effectively be gained through biochemical conversion. The research explores the ways in which this energy potential can be realised through effective collection, pre-processing and optimisation of the fuel conversion technology, and considers how integration of these aspects with improving conversion efficiencies can maximise the net energy gains.


8. HIPERDNO - High Performance Computing Technologies for Smart Distribution Network Operation

Project web site: HIPERDNO
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €4,380,060.00
Duration: 02/2010 - 01/2013 (36 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks, ICT technologies
Abstract: This project aims at developing a new generation of distribution network management systems that exploit novel near to real-time high performance computing (HPC) solutions with inherent security and intelligent communications for smart distribution network operation and management.


9. INTEGRIS - INTelligent Electrical Grid Sensor communications

Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €3,398,601.00
Duration: 02/2010 - 07/2012 (30 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks, ICT technologies
Abstract: The INTEGRIS aims at the development of a novel and flexible ICT infrastructure based on a hybrid 'Power Line Communication-wireless integrated communications system' able to completely and efficiently fulfill the communications requirements for the Smart Electricity Networks of the future.


10. SUPRA-BIO - Sustainable products from economic processing of biomass in highly integrated biorefineries

Project web site: SUPRA-BIO
Participants: see SUPRA-BIO details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €12,597,217.00
Duration: 02/2010 - 01/2014 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biorefinery, demonstration
Abstract: Economic and sustainable production of fuels, chemicals and materials from biomass requires capturing the maximum energy and monetary value from sustainable feedstock. SUPRA-BIO achieves this by focussing on innovative research and development of critical unit operations, by using process intensification to match economic production to the scale of available feedstock and by process integration that provides energy from process waste, optimises utilities to minimise environmental impact and maximises value from the product mix.

All projects

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181. SEMS - Sustainable Energy Management Systems

Project web site: SEMS
Participants: see SEMS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €6,483,174.00
Duration: 06/2007 - (60 months)
Keywords: energy efficiency, CONCERTO, renewable energy, eco-buildings
Abstract: The aim of this project is to turn 4 core communities (Germany, Austria, Luxemburg, Poland) with clearly defined system borders and 14 - 20.000 inhabitants each into CONCERTO communities. A mix of different EE and RES demonstrations (including refurbishment of old buildings, eco-buildings and polygeneration, all underpinned with complete business plans) will allow to avoid about 300 GWh/yr end energy from fossil sources.


182. SOLSILC DEMONSTRATOR - Validation of a direct route for production of solar-grade silicon feedstock for crystalline wafers and cells

Participants: see SOLSILC DEMONSTRATOR details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €1,499,920.00
Duration: 06/2007 - 06/2009 (24 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, photovoltaics
Abstract: The project relies on expertise of Si, Sic, metallurgical and PV cell processing of the R&D partners, in combination with the exploitation expertise of the market partner. The work consists of process optimisation, product evaluation (PV cell efficiencies) and technical, economical and environmental evaluations of a follow-up approach.


183. UPP-SOL - Urban Photovoltaics: Polygeneration with Solar Energy

Project web site: UPP-SOL
Participants: see UPP-SOL details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €1,747,881.00
Duration: 06/2007 - 05/2010 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, photovoltaics
Abstract: The objective is to demonstrate solar photovoltaic systems that provide electricity, heating and cooling (polygeneration), integrated into the urban environment. The system is based on miniature solar collectors using concentrating photovoltaics technology developed jointly in Italy and Israel. Two types of collectors are included: Building-Integrated Spherical Collectors (BISC), and miniature parabolic dishes.


184. BIOENERGY IN MOTION - Production of a movie to accelerate the uptake of innovative bioenergy technologies for heating and cooling

Project web site: BIOENERGY IN MOTION
Participants: see BIOENERGY IN MOTION details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €308,480.00
Duration: 05/2007 - 10/2008 (18 months)
Keywords: solar thermal, renewable energy, bioenergy, promotion
Abstract: Main objective of BIOENERGY IN MOTION is to increase the uptake of new and innovative biomass heating & cooling technologies and systems in the EU, by strengthening the market confidence of specific target groups (end-users, investors, government authorities) in the EU in general and in three target countries (Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Estonia) in particular.


185. DOMOHEAT - Tertiary heating systems using agro, forest and wood residues

Participants: see DOMOHEAT details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €950,340.00
Duration: 05/2007 - 05/2011 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, waste, solar thermal
Abstract: The project is focused on the demonstration of two innovative and sustainable medium size (60 kW, 100 kW) European heating systems for domestic and tertiary buildings, using as fuel medium-low quality wastes from agro/forest/wood production. Each heating system is based on a sustainable and replicable approach. Raw material selected is a broad list and mix of fuels, which will allow using the most economical fuel of the market.


186. SEEWIND - South-East Europe Wind Energy Exploitation - Research and demonstration of wind energy utilisation in complex terrain and under specific local wind systems

Project web site: SEEWIND
Participants: see SEEWIND details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €3,697,091.73
Duration: 05/2007 - 05/2010 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, wind
Abstract: The aim of the project is the performance of investigations at different locations in South East Europe, relating the mountainous and complex structure of terrain, the characterization of local wind systems like "Bora" and the more efficient and reliable operation of large scale wind turbine under this conditions.


187. SORCER - Stimulating Obtaining Results in Communities in relation to Energy-efficiency and Renewables

Project web site: SORCER
Participants: see SORCER details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €7,768,278.00
Duration: 05/2007 - 04/2012 (60 months)
Keywords: energy efficiency, CONCERTO, renewable energy
Abstract: The SORCER project is based on energy-efficient dwellings with a maximum use of sustainable energy in two communities. Hillerød (DK) and Apeldoorn (NL) are working on very ambitious projects. Cooperation shall increase the impact of the demonstration, an advantage for all stakeholders. In Zuidbroek 1000 dwellings will be built to a standard 20% beyond new regulations.


188. SUNRISE - Strengthening the European Photovoltaic Sector by Cooperation with important Stakeholders

Participants: see SUNRISE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CA
EC contribution: €650,000.00
Duration: 05/2007 - 10/2009 (30 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, photovoltaics, coordination
Abstract: This project delivers the base to ensure a cost-effective supply of PV products by improving interaction and production processes within the European PV industry and involves all relevant stakeholders, such as semiconductor industry, construction sector, utilities, equipment manufacturers, and the European Commission. The main objective of this activity is to receive a wide-spread dissemination of the results of this project.


189. SECESTTP - Supporting the development of a European Solar Thermal Technology Roadmap

Project web site: SECESTTP
Participants: see SECESTTP details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €323,965.00
Duration: 03/2007 - 03/2010 (36 months)
Keywords: solar thermal, coordination
Abstract: The SecESTTP project will set up a supporting structure called "Secretariat" for the European Solar Thermal Technology Platform (ESTTP). The aim of the Secretariat (SecESTTP) is to support the different entities of the ESTTP by providing organisational support and information to the steering committee and working groups and ensure a smooth functioning of, and between these groups.


190. WINDSEC - Wind Energy Technology Platform Secretariat

Project web site: WINDSEC
Participants: see WINDSEC details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €686,601.00
Duration: 03/2007 - 03/2010 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, wind, coordination
Abstract: The wind energy sector has proposed and developed a Technology Platform for Wind Energy, with the support and encouragement of the Member States, the wind industry, the European Parliament and the European Commission. WindSec, the Platform Secretariat, will optimise the activities of the Technology Platform, and develop its infrastructure.