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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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361. HYDROSOL II - Solar Hydrogen via Water Splitting in Advanced Monolithic Reactors for Future Solar Power plants.

Project web site: HYDROSOL II
Participants: see HYDROSOL II details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €2,182,700.00
Duration: 05/2004 - 10/2007 (42 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, concentrated solar power (CSP), hydrogen, hydrogen production
Abstract: Building on the results of FP5 project HYDROSOL this project concerns the technical realisation and evaluation of a directly solar heated process for two-step thermo-chemical water splitting using an innovative solar thermochemical reactor as the core of a volumetric receiver. The reactor is based on ceramic honeycombs incorporating active metal oxide redox pair systems.


362. LETIT - Local New Energy Technology Implementation (LETIT)

Project web site: LETIT
Participants: see LETIT details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €506,411.00
Duration: 05/2004 - 06/2006 (26 months)
Keywords: socio-economics
Abstract: The proposed "Local New Technology Implementation - LETIT" project aims to address the problem that much of the responsibility for the ground approval, licensing and implementation of intiatives rests at a local level, with local authorities and local investors, whose levels of awareness and priorities are diverse and governed by another set of drivers. These needs will be addressed in systematic manner to promote investment in new technology.


363. MAXIMA - Dissemination of external costs of electricity supply - making electricity external costs known to policy-makers (MAXIMA)

Project web site: MAXIMA
Participants: see MAXIMA details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CA
EC contribution: €585,909.00
Duration: 05/2004 - 12/2005 (20 months)
Keywords: socio-economics
Abstract: The main objective of this proposal is to translate and present the concept of externalities, the quantification approach and results outside the scientific community. Furthermore, a discussion of pros and cons between representatives from energy industry, policy and NGOs will be initiated with the aim of reaching a consensus on methodology and values.


364. NATURALHY - Preparing for the hydrogen economy by using the existing natural gas system as a catalyst (NATURALHY)

Project web site: NATURALHY
Participants: see NATURALHY details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €11,000,000.00
Duration: 05/2004 - 04/2009 (60 months)
Keywords: hydrogen
Abstract: The aim of NATURALHY is to test all critical aspects of a hydrogen system by adding hydrogen to natural gas in existing networks. This transitional approach will provide further experience with the transmission of hydrogen and natural gas mixtures and, by means of innovative separation technologies, the hydrogen utilisation in end use applications.


365. BIO-ETOH - Energy and Cost Reductions in Production of Fuel Ethanol from Biomass through Membrane Technology

Project web site: BIO-ETOH
Participants: see BIO-ETOH details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €1,709,852.00
Duration: 04/2004 - 10/2007 (42 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biofuels, ethanol
Abstract: Objective: - use Membrane Technologies (MT) to produce low cost, renewable bio-fuels (EtOH) -have MT ready in 2007 for rapid diffusion and deployment - Research and technological development will result in MT demonstration plant operating on continuous production basis in industrial setting,


366. CO2GEONET - Network of Excellence on Geological Sequestration of CO2 (CO2GEONET)

Project web site: CO2GEONET
Participants: see CO2GEONET details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: NOE
EC contribution: €6,000,000.00
Duration: 04/2004 - 03/2009 (60 months)
Keywords: coal, CCS, CO2 storage
Abstract: This NoE "CO2GeoNet" (13 institutes) contains a critical mass of research activity in the area of underground carbon dioxide (CO2) storage. The main aim of CO2GeoNet will be to integrate, strengthen, and build upon the momentum of previous and existing European R&D, as well as project European excellence internationally, so as to ensure that Europe remains at the forefront of CO2 underground storage research.


367. CO2SINK - In-situ R&D Laboratory for Geological Storage of CO2 (CO2SINK)

Project web site: CO2SINK
Participants: see CO2SINK details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €8,700,000.00
Duration: 04/2004 - 03/2009 (60 months)
Keywords: CCS, CO2 storage, saline aquifer
Abstract: The CO2SINK integrated project aims at developing this basis by injection of CO2 into a saline aquifer underneath the city of Ketzin near Berlin. It involves extensive monitoring of the fate of the injected CO2 using a broad range of geophysical and geochemical techniques, the developing and benchmarking of numerical models, and the definition of risk assessment strategies. All of this is accompanied by a public outreach programme.


368. ECO-CULTURE - Demonstration and dissemation of ECO-concepts for high- performing European cultural buildings

Project web site: ECO-CULTURE
Participants: see ECO-CULTURE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €1,926,902.00
Duration: 04/2004 - 04/2009 (60 months)
Keywords: energy efficiency, eco-buildings
Abstract: This project addresses demonstration of energy efficient technologies integrated into three high- performing cultural ECO-buildings. All the buildings will be designed using a "Whole Building Design Approach" in order to ensure the largest energy saving potential possible.


369. EGS PILOT PLANT - European geothermal project for the construction of a scientific pilot plant based on an Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS PILOT PLANT)

Project web site: EGS PILOT PLANT
Participants: see EGS PILOT PLANT details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €5,000,000.00
Duration: 04/2004 - 09/2008 (54 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, geothermal
Abstract: The project forms part of the ongoing Hot-Dry-Rock or Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) experiment at Soultz-sous-Forêts, France. The objective of this experiment project is the technical and economic design of large industrial units (> 25 MWe), based on multi-well systems. The specific objective of the phase proposed here is to test, evaluate and (if necessary) improve the properties of the three deep wells system of reservoirs / heat exchangers that has been achieved in previous phases.


370. GENHYPEM - Proton Exchange Membrane- based Electrochemical Hygrogen Generator

Project web site: GENHYPEM
Participants: see GENHYPEM details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €1,300,000.00
Duration: 04/2004 - 03/2008 (48 months)
Keywords: hydrogen, hydrogen production
Abstract: GenHyPEM is a project related to the electrolytic production of hydrogen from water, using proton exchange membrane (PEM) - based electrochemical generators. The specificity of this project is that all basic research efforts are devoted to the optimization of already existing electrolysers of industrial size, in order to facilitate the introduction of this technology in the industry and to propose technological solutions for the industrial and domestic production of electrolytic hydrogen.