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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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301. FULLSPECTRUM - A new PV wave making more efficient use of the solar spectrum (FULLSPECTRUM)

Project web site: FULLSPECTRUM
Participants: see FULLSPECTRUM details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €8,339,993.00
Duration: 10/2005 - 09/2008 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, photovoltaics Intermediate band materials and cells Molecular-based concepts
Abstract: The FULL SPECTRUM Project aims to further develop concepts that are already scientifically proven but not yet developed, and by trying to prove new ones in search of a breakthrough for PV technology, notably the development of: 1. III-V multi-junction cells towards 40% efficiency 2. Solar thermo-photovoltaic converters 3. Intermediate band materials and cells 4. Molecular-based concepts for full utilization of the solar spectrum


302. GREEN-FUEL-CELL - SOFC Fuel cell fueled by biomass gasification gas

Project web site: GREEN-FUEL-CELL
Participants: see GREEN-FUEL-CELL details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €2,999,731.00
Duration: 10/2005 - 09/2008 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, gasification, fuel cells fuel cells gasification
Abstract: The main objective of this project is to produce a gas that can meet the requirements for fuel to feed SOFC fuel cells through reliable, upscalable and cost-effective staged gasification of biomass. The overall technical objective of the project, therefore, is to develop a tar decomposition and gas cleaning system that can be integrated with biomass gasifiers in order to make them able to produces a gas suitable for SOFC fuel cell application.


303. HARMONHY - Harmonisation of Standards and Regulations for a sustainable Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology

Project web site: HARMONHY
Participants: see HARMONHY details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €463,598.00
Duration: 10/2005 - 09/2008 (36 months)
Keywords: hydrogen, fuel cells, pre-normative
Abstract: HarmonHy aims first to make an assessment of the activities on hydrogen and fuel cell related regulations and standards on a worldwide level. On this basis gaps will be identified and propositions to solve fragmentation will be made. Potential conflicts between codes, standards and regulations will also be investigated and propositions to solve the conflicts will be made.


304. HYDROGENIE - Development and field testing of a compact HTS hydro power generator with reduced investment costs, lowered environmental impacts and strongly Improved performance to reduce the price per KWh

Participants: see HYDROGENIE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €1,851,635.00
Duration: 10/2005 - 09/2007 (24 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, hydro
Abstract: The target of HYDROGENIE is to develop and field test a compact HTS hydropower generator with reduced investment costs, lowered environmental impacts and strongly improved performance to reduce the price per kWhby10%.Key merits of HYDROGENIE include:- Reduced investment cost on the generator- Reduced price per kWh for power generation- More energy produced by the same water- Increased quality of generated power- Size and weight savings of about 50-70% on the generator -Reduced noise


305. NILE - New Improvements for Ligno-cellulosic Ethanol

Project web site: NILE
Participants: see NILE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €7,700,000.00
Duration: 10/2005 - 09/2009 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biofuels, ethanol ethanol
Abstract: The objective is to develop cost effective production of clean bioethanol from lignocellulosic biomass via non-thermal pathways. Key issues are decreasing costs of enzymatic hydrolysis, removing limitations in the conversion of fermentable sugars and validating engineered enzyme systems. These technologies will be verified using a unique and fully integrated pilot plant.


306. POWWOW - Prediction Of Waves, Wakes and Offshore Wind

Project web site: POWWOW
Participants: see POWWOW details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CA
EC contribution: €1,049,646.00
Duration: 10/2005 - 09/2008 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, wind, ocean
Abstract: Currently, a good number of research projects is underway on the European and national level in the fields of short-term forecasting of wind power, offshore wind and wave resource prediction, and offshore wakes in large wind farms. The purpose of this Action is to co-ordinate the activities in these related fields, to spread the knowledge gained from these projects among the partners and colleagues, and to start the work on some roadmaps for the future.


307. RELIANCE - CooRd.perspectives of the European transm.network research activities to optimise the reLIAbility of power supply,usiNg a systemiC approach,inv.growing distrib.generation and renewable energy markEts

Participants: see RELIANCE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CA
EC contribution: €2,191,264.00
Duration: 10/2005 - 09/2007 (24 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks, renewable energy
Abstract: A group of 8 Transmission System Operators proposes a Coordination Action to remove, in 2 years, most of the technical and non-technical barriers preventing today a proactive approach needed to perform joint RTD tasks of European added value. A vision for a European Transmission Network by 2020 will be designed and knowledge gaps that need to be filled to make that vision a reality will be pinpointed.


308. RENAISSANCE - Renewable energy acting in sustainable and novel community enterprises a CONCERTO coordinated initiative

Project web site: RENAISSANCE
Participants: see RENAISSANCE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €8,563,971.57
Duration: 10/2005 - 10/2010 (60 months)
Keywords: energy efficiency, CONCERTO, renewable energy
Abstract: RENAISSANCE aims to succeed by demonstrating practical solutions to local energy needs, applied in highly innovative ways, with a large and immediate potential for replication across the rest of Europe. People will be core to the project: by learning what the local community wants in terms of energy solutions can be developed to meet these needs.


309. ROADS2HYCOM - Research Coordination, assessment, deployment and support to HyCOM

Project web site: ROADS2HYCOM
Participants: see ROADS2HYCOM details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €4,499,986.00
Duration: 10/2005 - 10/2008 (36 months)
Keywords: hydrogen, socio-economics
Abstract: Roads2HyCOM is a project to co-ordinate, assess and monitor research in the field of Hydrogen for stationary and transport power. Its outputs will support planning of future Hydrogen initiatives under FP7 and beyond (known as HyCom), which aim to develop hydrogen communities and stimulate growth in hydrogen technology markets.


310. SEEWEC - Sustainable Economically Efficient Wave Energy Converter

Project web site: SEEWEC
Participants: see SEEWEC details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €2,299,754.80
Duration: 10/2005 - 09/2008 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, ocean
Abstract: The general objective of SEEWEC is to assist in the development of a 2nd generation FO³ wave energy converter through extensive use of the experience from monitoring a 1:3 laboratory rig and a 1st generation 1:1 prototype. The project will focus on cost effective solutions and design for large scale (mass) manufacturing.