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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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381. CASTOR - CO2, from Capture to Storage (CASTOR)

Project web site: CASTOR
Participants: see CASTOR details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €8,499,920.00
Duration: 02/2004 - 01/2008 (48 months)
Keywords: coal, CCS, CO2 capture, CO2 storage, public acceptance
Abstract: The overall goal of this IP is to develop and validate, in public/private partnerships, all of the innovative technologies needed to capture, at the post-combustion stage, transport and store CO2. The CASTOR R&D target is to enable the capture and geological storage of 10% of the CO2 emissions of Europe. To reach this goal, CASTOR will improve current techniques and develop, validate and generalise previously non existent methodologies and technologies for the capture of CO2 and its subsequent secure underground storage in aquifers and in depleted hydrocarbon reservoirs (oil and gas).


382. DISTOR - Energy Storage for Direct Steam Solar Power Plants (DISTOR)

Project web site: DISTOR
Participants: see DISTOR details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €2,228,917.00
Duration: 02/2004 - 10/2007 (45 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, concentrated solar power (CSP), CO2 storage
Abstract: The DISTOR project focuses on the development of systems using phase change materials (PCM) as storage media. In order to accelerate the development, the DISTOR project is based on parallel research on three different storage concepts. These concepts include innovative aspects like encapsulated PCM, evaporation heat transfer and new design concepts.


383. MOREPOWER - Compact direct (m)ethanol fuel cell for portable application (MOREPOWER)

Participants: see MOREPOWER details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €2,147,784.00
Duration: 02/2004 - 04/2007 (39 months)
Keywords: fuel cells, stationary applications
Abstract: The objective is to develop a low-cost, low temperature, portable direct methanol fuel cell device. It will also offer limited operation on ethanol fuel and will be of compact construction and modular design. The development will include novel proton exchange membranes, anode and cathode electrocatalysts and fully optimized multilayer membrane electrode assemblies.


384. NEW-H-SHIP - Assimilation of Fuel Cells in marinetime applications

Participants: see NEW-H-SHIP details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €295,582.00
Duration: 02/2004 - 04/2005 (15 months)
Keywords: fuel cells, transport application
Abstract: The project will identify supporting European activities in the field of hydrogen and fuel cells in maritime applications and pre-screen potential partners (both regarding technical and non-technical resources) for participation in future activities, i.e. real scale demonstration of fuel cells and hydrogen on board a ship.The overall aim is to reduce the uncertainty to a level that is necessary for securing project financial and technical support.


385. REAL-SOFC - Realising Reliable, Durable, Energy Efficient and Cost Effective SOFC Systems (REAL-SOFC)

Project web site: REAL-SOFC
Participants: see REAL-SOFC details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €8,999,000.00
Duration: 02/2004 - 12/2008 (59 months)
Keywords: fuel cells, basic research
Abstract: The aim of the proposed Integrated Project is to solve the persisting generic problems with planar Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC) in a concerted action of the European fuel cell industry and research institutions. Main topics addressed include decreased ageing, cost effective materials, low cost components and manufacturing processes, highest electricity generation efficiency in pressurised operation and waste heat utilisation.


386. ALISTORE - Advanced lithium energy storage systems based on the use of nano-powders and nano-composite electrodes/electrolytes (ALISTORE)

Project web site: ALISTORE
Participants: see ALISTORE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: NOE
EC contribution: €5,000,000.00
Duration: 01/2004 - 12/2008 (60 months)
Keywords: CO2 storage
Abstract: Eighteen top research groups (from 7 member states and 3 candidate/associated members), accounting for about 70% of European Li battery research, are keen to merge their efforts WITHIN A VIRTUALCENTRE to reduce redundancy, ensure complementarily, optimise collaboration to achieve vital research objectives, and share expensive facilities and resources, e.g., characterization platforms, pilot-plant battery fabrication.


387. BIPV-CIS - Improved Building Integration of PV by using Thin Film Modules in CIS Technology (BIPV-CIS)

Participants: see BIPV-CIS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €2,300,000.00
Duration: 01/2004 - 12/2007 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, photovoltaics, buildings CIS building integration
Abstract: The results of the project will improve and widen the potential for the integration of solar (PV) energy systems into existing buildings. Special attention will be paid architectural and aesthetic questions.


388. CASCADE MINTS - CAse Study Comparisons And Development of Energy Models for INtegrated Technology Systems (CASCADE MINTS)

Project web site: CASCADE MINTS
Participants: see CASCADE MINTS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €952,050.00
Duration: 01/2004 - 12/2006 (36 months)
Keywords: hydrogen, socio-economics
Abstract: CASCADE MINTS is a project involving the development and use of energy and energy/economy models with special emphasis on analysing technological developments. Part 1 focuses on modelling, scenario evaluation and detailed analysis of the prospects of the hydrogen economy. The main aim of Part 2 is to use a wide range of existing operational energy and energy/economy models in order to build analytical consensus concerning the impacts of policies aimed at sustainable energy systems.


389. CRYSTAL CLEAR - Crystalline Silicon PV: Low-cost, highly efficient and reliable modules (CRYSTAL CLEAR)

Project web site: CRYSTAL CLEAR
Participants: see CRYSTAL CLEAR details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €16,000,000.00
Duration: 01/2004 - 12/2008 (60 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, photovoltaics high-efficiency cell low cost modules
Abstract: CrystalClear intends to develop innovative manufacturing technology for crystalline silicon photovoltaic (cSi PV) modules. This breakthrough will be realised by joining the critical mass of the European R&D institutes and PV industry. Manufacturing costs of 1Eur/Wp are attainable by 2010.


390. FCTEDI - Fuel Cell Testing and Dissemination

Project web site: FCTEDI
Participants: see FCTEDI details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €550,000.00
Duration: 01/2004 - 06/2009 (66 months)
Keywords: fuel cells, prenormative
Abstract: The FCTEDI project is concerned with the dissemination of results in fuel cell testing, quality assurance and safety of fuel cells especially efforts on harmonization, benchmarking and validation of a collection of test protocols, testing procedures and measurement methodologies to facilitate standardization in the field and to analyze meta-gaps in this area. FCTEDI is the natural successor to the FCTESTNET thematic network and the FCTESQA STREP. Furthermore, it will perform a "Meta-Gap" analysis for Regulations Codes and Standards for stationary fuel cells.