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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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371. HISP - Hogsara island demonstration project

Participants: see HISP details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €1,697,000.00
Duration: 04/2004 - 07/2007 (39 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, wind
Abstract: The objective of the project is to gain experience and to build up a track record of small wind farm with multi megawatt wind turbines built on island, to demonstrate high availability and to verify the low cost foundation desing with as little alteration on the nature and inhabitants of the islands as possible. The electrical conversion system will be designed for a cluster of turbines in order to minimise the number of components and to optimise costs thus contributing to the objectives mentioned.


372. HYTRAN - Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies for Road Transport

Project web site: HYTRAN
Participants: see HYTRAN details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme:
EC contribution: €8,811,143.00
Duration: 04/2004 - 12/2007 (45 months)
Keywords: fuel cells, transport
Abstract: Two innovative integrated Fuel Cell Systems for automotive application will be developed within specific Technological Platforms: -) TP1 "POWERTRAIN": development of a system for traction power by an 80 kW direct hydrogen PEM fuel cell system implemented on a passenger car. -) TP2 "APU": development of 10 kW Auxiliary Power Unit for both light-duty and heavy-duty vehicles, including microstructured diesel oil steam reformer, clean-up reactors, an innovative refórmate hydrogen stack and balance of plant components.


373. HYWAYS - Development of a harmonised "European Hydrogen Energy RoAdmap" by a balanced group of partners from industry, European regions and technical and socio-economic sceanario and modelling experts

Project web site: HYWAYS
Participants: see HYWAYS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €4,000,000.00
Duration: 04/2004 - 06/2007 (39 months)
Keywords: hydrogen, fuel cells, socio-economics
Abstract: HyWays is an integrated project to develop the European Hydrogen Energy Roadmap.It will comprise a comparative analysis of regional hydrogen supply options and energy scenarios, including renewable energies. An integrated toolbox of proven simulation models including E3 database, MARKAL, ISIS, GEM-E3 and COPERT III will investigate technical, socio-economic and emission challenges and impacts of realistic hydrogen supply paths under consideration of technological and economical needs.


374. SESSA - Sustainable Energy Specific Support Assessment (SESSA)

Participants: see SESSA details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €472,000.00
Duration: 04/2004 - 09/2005 (18 months)
Keywords: socio-economics
Abstract: SESSA consists in creating and managing a scientific energy technology regulation forum. It aims at contributing to an economically feasible, socially acceptable and environmentally friendly electricity policy in the EU. SESSA involves high-level decision-makers.


375. SOLREF - Solar Steam Reforming of Methane Rich Gas for Synthesis Gas Production (SOLREF)

Project web site: SOLREF
Participants: see SOLREF details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €2,100,000.00
Duration: 04/2004 - 12/2007 (60 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, concentrated solar power (CSP), bioenergy
Abstract: Three main subjects that are crucial to success of this technology will be studied in the SOLREF project. 1) A durable and stable catalytic system for reforming different feedstocks at high temperatures 2) Mechanical modifications and improvements to the reformer and the concept design of the industrial module. 3) Establishing operation procedures, especially for faster start up and shut down.


376. BIOASH - Ash and aerosol related problems in biomass combustion and co-firing (BIOASH)

Participants: see BIOASH details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €2,340,000.00
Duration: 03/2004 - 02/2007 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, co-firing combustion
Abstract: The project is investigating the release of ash-forming components from biomass fuels in fixed-bed and pulverised-fuel combustion systems. Thermodynamic data, not currently available, concerning the melting behaviour of Na-, Zn- and Pb-rich ashes will be collected and a new technology will be developed for efficient aerosol precipitation in small-scale biomass combustion units.


377. CROPGEN - Renewable energy from crops and agrowastes (CROPGEN)

Project web site: CROPGEN
Participants: see CROPGEN details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €2,099,730.00
Duration: 03/2004 - 05/2007 (39 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, waste,  energy plants waste
Abstract: This project will identify energy crops and agro-wastes best suited to energy production in an integrated farming environment. Storage and pretreatment will be considered. The results will be a European database on bioenergy crops which gives engineers the necessary tools to develop the technology and provide the farming community with evidence of profitable energy production.


378. ENCAP - Enhanced Capture of CO2 (ENCAP)

Project web site: ENCAP
Participants: see ENCAP details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €10,702,000.00
Duration: 03/2004 - 02/2009 (60 months)
Keywords: coal, CCS, CO2 capture, pre-combustion
Abstract: ENCAP aims at technologies that meet the target of at least 90% CO2-capture rate and 50% Co2-capture- cost reduction. The objective is to develop new pre-combustion CO2-capture technologies and processes for power generation based on fossil fuels - mainly hard coal, lignite and natural gas - that are conceived as affordable and clean, and which can be integrated with sustainable energy systems.


379. HYSIC - Enhancing International Cooperation in running FP6 Hydrogen Solid Storage Activities

Participants: see HYSIC details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €300,000.00
Duration: 03/2004 - 02/2009 (60 months)
Keywords: hydrogen, CO2 storage
Abstract: HySIC aims at supporting and promoting the execution of innovative R&D actions that clearly complement the workplan of NESSHY. These actions refer to sample preparation and characterization, benchmarking and standardisation of test protocols, round robin testing of specific samples, comparison and cross validation of theoretical simulations and experimental results.


380. STORHY - Hydrogen Storage Systems for Automotive Application (STORHY)

Project web site: STORHY
Participants: see STORHY details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €10,729,990.00
Duration: 03/2004 - 08/2008 (54 months)
Keywords: hydrogen, CO2 storage, transport
Abstract: The Integrated Project StorHy is a European initiative on automobile H2 storage driven by major European car manufacturers and covers the full spectrum of currently qualified technologies. Although the primary target of StorHy is the automotive industry, the preparation of spin-offs for stationary systems is also considered.