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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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281. PV-EMPLOYMENT - The role of the European PV industry for the Europe's jobs and education today and tomorrow.

Participants: see PV-EMPLOYMENT details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €380,485.00
Duration: 01/2006 - 07/2008 (30 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, photovoltaics, socio-economics
Abstract: The following questions concerning the European PV industry will be answered: -How many net jobs will be created and how many will be replaced by the expanding European photovoltaic? -What are the qualification profiles of employees needed in the future to allow the on-going expansion of the European PV industry? -How should the higher education institutions react?


282. SOLHYCO - Solar-Hybrid Power and Cogeneration Plants

Project web site: SOLHYCO
Participants: see SOLHYCO details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €1,787,988.00
Duration: 01/2006 - 06/2009 (42 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, concentrated solar power (CSP)
Abstract: Main objective of SOLHYCO is to develop a highly efficient solar-hybrid microturbine (SHM) system for power and heat generation with dual solar power and fuel input. The project includes: 1. development of a prototype SHM unit based on a commercial microturbine; 2. development of a tube receiver with innovative "profiled multi-layer (PML) tube" for outlet temperatures above 800°C at reduced receiver cost.


283. HYTHEC - High Temperature Thermochemical Cycles (HYTHEC)

Project web site: HYTHEC
Participants: see HYTHEC details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €1,898,268.00
Duration: 12/2005 - 11/2009 (48 months)
Keywords: hydrogen, hydrogen production
Abstract: The objective of HYTHEC - HYdrogen THErmochemical Cycles - is to investigate the effective potential for massive hydrogen production of the S_I thermo-chemical cycle, and to compare it with the hybrid S Westinghouse (WH) cycle.


284. NEMESIS - New Methods for Superior Integrated Hydrogen Generation System

Participants: see NEMESIS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €2,199,138.00
Duration: 12/2005 - 11/2008 (36 months)
Keywords: hydrogen, hydrogen production
Abstract: The objective of the project NEMESIS is to develop a small-scale, fuel flexible hydrogen generator that is capable of working with gaseous and liquid hydrocarbon feedstock. The existing fuel processor technology of Hexion is used as a starting point, thus saving time and cost. This state-of-the-art small-scale hydrogen generator will be extended to a wider range of fuels and significantly upgraded by new innovative materials and cost-effective, highly efficient sub components.


285. WAVESSG - Full-scale demonstration of robust and high-efficiency wave energy converter

Participants: see WAVESSG details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €1,000,000.00
Duration: 12/2005 - 05/2008 (30 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, ocean
Abstract: WEAS currently carries out a separate pilot project of the SSG wave converter at the small island of Kvitsoy, Norway. The full-scale technical prototype of the SSG includes three reservoirs for capturing the ocean energy and is constructed as a robust shoreline device. The main objective of the present project is to operate at full-scale one module of the SSG converter in 19 kW/m wave climate, including turbine, generator and control system.


286. AUTOBRANE - Automotive High Temperature Fuel Cell Membranes

Project web site: AUTOBRANE
Participants: see AUTOBRANE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €8,299,693.00
Duration: 11/2005 - 10/2009 (48 months)
Keywords: fuel cells, basic research
Abstract: The project combines and exploits the European expertise in the field of advanced polymer membranes in a focused clustered and network type activity. Collaboration with institutes from non EU member states, in particular China, Russia and India, is addressed as well. A steering group with representatives of seven car OEMs shall coordinate the project and iteratively focus and guide the developers by specifications and assessment of results


287. DER-LAB - Network of DER Laboratories and Pre-Standardisation

Project web site: DER-LAB
Participants: see DER-LAB details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: NOE
EC contribution: €3,138,439.00
Duration: 11/2005 - 10/2011 (72 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks, pre-normative
Abstract: The main objective of this Network of Excellence (NoE) DER-Lab is to support the sustainable integration of renewable energy sources (RES) and distributed energy resources (DER) in the electricity supply by developing common requirements, quality criteria, as well as proposing test and certification procedures concerning connection, safety, operation and communication of DER-components and systems. A major objective is to establish a durable European DER-Lab Network that will be a world player in this field.


288. ENGINE - ENhanced Geothermal Innovative Network for Europe

Project web site: ENGINE
Participants: see ENGINE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CA
EC contribution: €2,302,289.00
Duration: 11/2005 - 04/2008 (30 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, geothermal
Abstract: The main objective of the ENGINE project is the co-ordination of ongoing research and development initiatives for Enhanced Geothermal Systems and other Unconventional Geothermal Resources, from resource investigation and assessment stage through to exploitation monitoring.


289. EU-DEEP - The birth of a EUropean Distributed EnErgy Partnership that will help the largescale implementation of distributed energy resources in Europe (EU-DEEP)

Participants: see EU-DEEP details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €15,000,000.00
Duration: 11/2005 - 10/2008 (36 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks
Abstract: In this Integrated Project a group of eight European energy utilities undertakes to remove, in five and a half years, most of the technical and non-technical barriers, which prevent a massive deployment of distributed energy resources (DER) in Europe. In partnership with Manufacturers, Research Organisations, Professionals, National Agencies and a Bank, they will implement a demand-pull rather than technology-push approach.


290. HYCELL-TPS - Development and implementation of the European Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Platform Secretariat

Participants: see HYCELL-TPS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €2,379,783.00
Duration: 11/2005 - 10/2008 (36 months)
Keywords: hydrogen, fuel cells, coordination
Abstract: The Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Technology Platform will contribute to an integrated strategy to accelerate the realisation of a sustainable hydrogen economy in Europe. To address lack of experience and diversity of issues at stake, one of the key elements of the Platform will be its Secretariat (TPS) in its support and facilitating role.