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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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221. HYWAYS-IPHE - Benchmarking of the European Hydrogen Energy Roadmap HyWays with International Partners

Project web site: HYWAYS-IPHE
Participants: see HYWAYS-IPHE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €299,621.00
Duration: 10/2006 - 09/2008 (24 months)
Keywords: hydrogen, fuel cells, socio-economics
Abstract: HyWays-IPHE is an SSA to assess and compare the development efforts for the European Hydrogen Energy Roadmap prepared by HyWays with international roadmapping or comparative activities of IPHE partner countries.


222. SE-POWERFOIL - Roll-to-roll manufacturing technology for high efficient multi-junction thin film silicon flexible photovoltaic modules

Project web site: SE-POWERFOIL
Participants: see SE-POWERFOIL details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €2,200,000.00
Duration: 10/2006 - 09/2009 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, photovoltaics roll-to-roll production low cost modules
Abstract: SE-POWERFOIL aims at the development of roll-to-roll manufacturing technology for production of high-efficiency flexible photovoltaic (PV) modules. These modules allow for easy integration and installation leading to low-cost PV systems with kWh costs down to 0.10 Euro/kWh or less.


223. SUPWIND - Decision Support for Large Scale Integration of Wind Power

Project web site: SUPWIND
Participants: see SUPWIND details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €1,166,770.00
Duration: 10/2006 - 07/2009 (36 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks, wind
Abstract: The project has the following objectives: 1) Demonstrate the applicability of decision support tools based on stochastic analysis and programming for operational management of grids and power plants 2) Demonstrate the applicability of strategic analysis tools for decision support for long-term management of grids 3) Detailed analysis of improved coordination mechanisms between grid operators, power plant operators, power exchanges etc.


224. ASTECH - Advanced sustainable energy technologies for cooling and heating applications

Project web site: ASTECH
Participants: see ASTECH details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €859,109.98
Duration: 09/2006 - 03/2009 (30 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, solar thermal, promotion
Abstract: The objective of this project is to support industrial manufacturers and engineering companies of heating and cooling systems in their development by introducing more renewable energy sources in their technology.


225. NEWGEN3MW - Development of a new principle 3 MW direct drive generator and wind turbine

Participants: see NEWGEN3MW details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €2,000,000.00
Duration: 09/2006 - 03/2010 (42 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, wind
Abstract: The new direct drive generator - the NewGen - has the potential to reduce the weight and thus the cost of the generator installation by 70%. This is mainly achieved by applying a novel mechanical solution, which drastically reduces the stiffness requirements and therefore permits a larger diameter of the generator. In this way both the amount of electrically active material and the amount of construction material are reduced. Thus the total wind turbine cost will decrease by roughly 20%.


226. HYHEELS - Hybrid High Energy Electrical Storage

Project web site: HYHEELS
Participants: see HYHEELS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme:
EC contribution: €2,635,383.00
Duration: 07/2006 - 06/2009 (36 months)
Keywords: fuel cells, transport
Abstract: The overall goal of HyHEELS is to provide an UltraCap energy storage system for the use in hybrid- and fuel cell vehicles, which satisfies all properties necessary to make an integrative component. Therefore, the development work comprises the optimisation of the electric properties of the basic cap, its combination into scalable modules with integrated power balancing within the modules, power prediction and the communication interface with the drivetrain.


227. NIGHT WIND - Grid Architecture for Wind Power Production with Energy Storage through load shifting in Refrigerated Warehouses

Project web site: NIGHT WIND
Participants: see NIGHT WIND details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €717,600.00
Duration: 07/2006 - 06/2008 (24 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks, renewable energy, wind, CO2 storage
Abstract: The Night Wind project proposes to design grid architectures for Wind Power Production combined with Energy Storage means of load management of Refrigerated Warehouses (Cold Stores). Refrigerated Warehouses are constant power users, day and night.


228. SMARTGRIDS-TPS - Secretariat of the Technology Platform for the Electricity Networks of the future.

Participants: see SMARTGRIDS-TPS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €492,047.00
Duration: 07/2006 - 12/2008 (30 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks, coordination
Abstract: The objective of this project is to establish a secretariat to support the Technology Platform for the Electricity Networks of the Future (SMARTGRIDS) in efficient and transparent management of platform activities, projects, results and communication strategy and so contribute to achieving the statutory platform objectives and ensure their highest quality.


229. ALF-CEMIND - Supporting the use of alternative fuels in the cement industry

Project web site: ALF-CEMIND
Participants: see ALF-CEMIND details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €349,902.36
Duration: 06/2006 - 12/2007 (18 months)
Keywords: fuels, promotion
Abstract: The main problems of alternative fuels are related to technical constrains regarding ignition and burn out properties, particles size and built-up of volatile compounds. A number of innovative solutions have been developed to address these problems and pave the way for polygeneration with the use of alternative fuels and secondary raw materials in cement industry. They have been demonstrated in two case-studies in Norway and Hungary. The proposed project has been designed to disseminate technical knowledge and experience from the implementation of these solutions.


230. CAB-CEP - Co-ordination Action Biofuel Cities European Partnership

Project web site: CAB-CEP
Participants: see CAB-CEP details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CA
EC contribution: €2,538,470.00
Duration: 06/2006 - 06/2009 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biofuels, transport, coordination
Abstract: The Co-ordination Action Biofuel-Cities European Cities (CAB-CEP) aims at building an attractive European Partnership in which biofuel and energy efficient vehicle stakeholders and local governments and industrial and commercial end-users meet and are encouraged to form new partnerships. In addition it aims at validating the results and monitor in an independent and uniformed way the progress of biofuel projects.