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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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191. DINEMO - Distribution Networks Modernization Incentives in Pre-accession Countries

Participants: see DINEMO details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €349,424.00
Duration: 02/2007 - 04/2008 (15 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks
Abstract: The project aims to contribute to the reliable and economically effective integration of distributed generation to the grid.


192. LAB2LINE - From the Laboratory to the production Line

Participants: see LAB2LINE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €1,269,674.80
Duration: 02/2007 - 02/2010 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, photovoltaics
Abstract: The project aims at taking solar cell processes and materials successfully developed within previous RTD projects to manufacturing level. In particular the project will address low cost options for the well known laser grooved solar cell which include screen printing and laser local rear contacts, and will also address manufacturing issues related to the use of n-type multicrystalline silicon, which has demonstrated excellent quality at lab level.


193. TRIG - Tri-generation. CHP and cooling, with integrated flue gas-condensation based on solid biomass fuels.

Project web site: TRIG
Participants: see TRIG details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €1,073,572.00
Duration: 02/2007 - 08/2009 (30 months)
Keywords: polygeneration, renewable energy, bioenergy
Abstract: TRIG aims to establish a new solid biomass CHPC-technology on the European market. With the support of biogenous fired CHPC-technology, the quality of using renewable energy sources will be increased, because highest system efficencies enable maximum fuel utilization.


194. BICEPS - Biogas Integrated Concept - a European Program for Sustainability

Participants: see BICEPS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €6,975,095.00
Duration: 01/2007 - 10/2011 (57 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biogas, fuel cells
Abstract: The basic goal of BICEPS is to demonstrate the generation of electricity, heat and refrigeration from biogases. The project will demonstrate two 1 MW molten carbonate fuel cell systems (MCFC) using biogas / landfill gas and generating electricity, heat and refrigeration. Within BICEPS, core subunits of the fuel cell system will be markedly improved.


195. BIONORM II - Pre-normative research on solid biofuels for improved European standards

Project web site: BIONORM II
Participants: see BIONORM II details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €2,499,883.00
Duration: 01/2007 - 12/2009 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, buifuels, pre-normative standardisation
Abstract: The goal of the BioNorm II project is it to support the ongoing standardisation efforts especially for the development of improved solid biofuel specifications concerning - specifications given by the combustion unit, and - rules for conformity of the products with their specified requirements.


196. BIOSYNERGY - BIOmass for the market competitive and environmentally friendly SYNthesis of bio-products together with the production of secondary enERGY carriers through the biorefinery approach

Project web site: BIOSYNERGY
Participants: see BIOSYNERGY details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €6,999,923.00
Duration: 01/2007 - 12/2010 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biorefinery refinery
Abstract: The BIOSYNERGY project aims to use BIOmass for SYNthesis processes (transportation fuels, platform chemicals) and enERGY production (power, CHP) by application of innovative, fully integrated, synergetic biorefinery concepts, using advanced fractionation and conversion processes, and combining biochemical and thermochemical pathways.


197. CAPRICE - CO2 capture using amine processes: International cooperation and exchange

Project web site: CAPRICE
Participants: see CAPRICE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €383,000.00
Duration: 01/2007 - 12/2008 (24 months)
Keywords: coal, CCS, CO2 capture, post-combustion
Abstract: The overall objective of CAPRICE is international cooperation and exchange in the area of CO2-capture using amine processes with the long-term aim to contribute to the implementation of these technologies on a large scale. The overall objective is to be achieved through a cooperation between a core-team from the on-going CASTOR Integrated Project and a Canadian consortium linked to the International Test Centre on CO2-capture at the University of Regina in Canada. Both projects are recognised by the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF).


198. CARISMA - Coordination Action of Research on Intermediate and high temperature Specialised Membrane electrode Assemblies

Project web site: CARISMA
Participants: see CARISMA details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CA
EC contribution: €560,400.00
Duration: 01/2007 - 12/2008 (24 months)
Keywords: fuel cells, basic research
Abstract: The final target of the project is the development of a membrane-electrode-assembly technology and its demonstration in a state of the art stack adapted to the higher temperature demands. The clear focus of the project is on proof-of-concept of the new membrane and MEA technology in a stack with realistic cell areas and a representative level of power.


199. CESSA - Coordinating Energy Security of Supply Actions

Project web site: CESSA
Participants: see CESSA details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CA
EC contribution: €400,150.00
Duration: 01/2007 - 12/2008 (24 months)
Keywords: socio-economics
Abstract: CESSA consists in creating and managing a energy policy European forum. CESSA involves high-level decision-makers from industry and business as well as from public authorities and European and international organisations. The leading CESSA research institutions will address the following issues: (i) Nuclear Contribution to EU Energy, Environment and Security Needs (ii) Economic Mechanisms and Policy Guidance for Sustaining a Robust Development of European Gas Supply (iii) Barriers and Prospects towards a European Hydrogen Economy (iv) Coordinating Security of Supply in the EU.


200. EU-AGRO-BIOGAS - European Biogas Initiative to improve the yield of agricultural biogas plants

Project web site: EU-AGRO-BIOGAS
Participants: see EU-AGRO-BIOGAS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €3,900,000.00
Duration: 01/2007 - 01/2010 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biogas
Abstract: The main objectives of the EU-AGRO-BIOGAS Project are to develop and demonstrate a standard methodology to assess the methane yield of several regionally available raw materials as substrates for an agricultural biogas plant, to develop and demonstrate an automatic monitoring, management and early-warning system for agricultural, medium to large scale biogas plants and to optimise and demonstrate innovative approaches to improve biogas yield and energy output at agricultural biogas plants.