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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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251. SOLHYCARB - Hydrogen from Solar Thermal Energy: High Temperature Solar Chemical Reactor for Co-production of hydrogen and carbon black from natural gas cracking

Project web site: SOLHYCARB
Participants: see SOLHYCARB details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €1,997,300.00
Duration: 03/2006 - 02/2010 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, concentrated solar power (CSP), hydrogen, hydrogen production
Abstract: The SOLHYCARB project addresses the exploration of an unconventional route for potentially cost effective hydrogen production with concentrated solar energy. The novel process thermally decomposes natural gas (NG) in a high temperature solar chemical reactor. This process results in two products: a H2-rich gas and a high-value nano-material, Carbon Black (CB). H2 and marketable CB are thus produced with renewable energy. Solar energy is stored as a transportable fuel. The fuel has zero CO2 emission: carbon as opposed to CO2 is sequestered, and fossil fuels are saved.


252. UNIFLEX-PM - Advanced Power Converters for Universal and Flexible Power Management in Future Electricity Networks

Project web site: UNIFLEX-PM
Participants: see UNIFLEX-PM details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €1,902,684.00
Duration: 03/2006 - 02/2009 (36 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks
Abstract: The objective of this project is to develop advanced power conversion techniques to meet new application needs in the Future European Electricity Network, and to validate these techniques in hardware. The key technical advance will be the validation of a modular power conversion architecture and associated control structures which have the required flexibility and performance to make a major impact in all aspects of the Future European Electricity Network.


253. UPWIND - Integrated Wind Turbine Design

Project web site: UPWIND
Participants: see UPWIND details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €14,566,628.00
Duration: 03/2006 - 02/2011 (60 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, wind
Abstract: UpWind looks towards wind power tomorrow; towards the design of very large turbines (8-10MW) standing in wind farms of several hundred MW, both on- and offshore. UpWind will develop the accurate, verified tools and component concepts the industry needs to design and manufacture this new breed of turbine. UpWind will focus on design tools for the complete range of turbine components. It will address the aerodynamic, aero-elastic, structural and material design of rotors. Critical analysis of drive train components will be carried out in the search for breakthrough solutions.


254. CREATE ACCEPTANCE - Cultural Influences on Renewable Energy Acceptance and Tools for the development of communication strategies to promotE ACCEPTANCE among key actor groups

Project web site: CREATE ACCEPTANCE
Participants: see CREATE ACCEPTANCE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €1,345,543.00
Duration: 02/2006 - 01/2008 (24 months)
Keywords: socio-economics, renewable energy
Abstract: The objectives of this project are to increase the competitiveness RES and RUE technologies by developing a tool that can measure, promote and improve social acceptance of these technologies. The result of this project will be a publicly available tool that can measure, promote and improve soci al acceptance of new sustainable technologies.


255. NEXTGENBIOWASTE - Innovative demonstrations for the next generation of biomass and waste combustion plants for energy recovery and renewable electricity production

Project web site: NEXTGENBIOWASTE
Participants: see NEXTGENBIOWASTE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €11,532,000.00
Duration: 02/2006 - 02/2010 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, waste
Abstract: NextGenBioWaste is targeting to perform innovative demonstrations of improvements to energy recovery and renewable electricity production from waste materials and other commonly used biomass feedstocks.The objective of the NextGenBioWaste project is to improve the electric efficiency, reliability, performance and environmental compliance of waste and biomass combustion plants which produce heat and electric power, and to reduce costs at a competetive level.


256. PRORETT - Promotion of Renewable Energy Technology Transfer

Project web site: PRORETT
Participants: see PRORETT details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €866,300.11
Duration: 02/2006 - 02/2008 (24 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, energy efficiency, socio-economics, promotion
Abstract: ProRETT aims at testing new practices to remove the major barriers that prevent results out of scientific research projects on renewable energy and energy efficiency from reaching market applications: market barriers, financial barriers and managerial barriers. ProRETT promotes existing results of scientific research projects available in EU research centres that have not yet been exploited, through assistance to the entrepreneurial teams connected to such research.


257. REHES - Renewable Energy for Heat Supply in Dwellings with Individual and Local Heating Systems

Project web site: REHES
Participants: see REHES details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €305,509.60
Duration: 02/2006 - 04/2007 (14 months)
Keywords: solar thermal
Abstract: The project addresses the heating and hot-water supply in dwellings with individual and local heating systems in Bulgaria, China (Beijing region), Romania, and Turkey. The particular objectives of the project are to identify optimal low-cost and efficient technologies that utilize renewable energy sources (RES) for heating and hot-water supply in the studied buildings, on the basis of the EU experience.


258. ACCSEPT - Acceptance of CO2 Capture, Storage - Economics, Policy, and Technology

Project web site: ACCSEPT
Participants: see ACCSEPT details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €399,000.00
Duration: 01/2006 - 12/2007 (24 months)
Keywords: CCS, public acceptance
Abstract: The aim of the ACCSEPT project is to contribute to the timely and responsible application of CO2 capture and storage (CCS) by measuring EU social acceptance of CCS; assisting with the establishment of CCS guidelines for the EU ETS; and by identifying and addressing gaps in existing socio-economic studies.


259. ACT2 - Action of cities to mainstream energy efficient building and renewable energy systems across Europe

Project web site: ACT2
Participants: see ACT2 details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €5,700,637.40
Duration: 01/2006 - 12/2010 (60 months)
Keywords: energy efficiency, CONCERTO, renewable energy
Abstract: The Act2 communities will demonstrate technical and process solutions for large-scale RUE and RES integration in new-build and refurbishment, in housing and tertiary buildings providing a benchmark for the Cities of Tomorrow.


260. AER-GAS II - Biomass Fluidised Bed Gasification with in situ Hot Gas Cleaning

Project web site: AER-GAS II
Participants: see AER-GAS II details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €1,800,000.00
Duration: 01/2006 - 12/2008 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, gasification gasification
Abstract: The project aim is a low-cost gasification process with integrated in-situ gas cleaning for the conversion of biomass into a product gas with high hydrogen concentration, high heating value and low tar/alkali/sulphur concentration in one process step for subsequent power production.