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111. DYNAMIS - Towards Hydrogen and Electricity Production with Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage

Project web site: DYNAMIS
Participants: see DYNAMIS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €4,000,000.00
Duration: 03/2006 - 02/2009 (36 months)
Keywords: hydrogen, hydrogen production, coal, CCS, CO2 capture, CO2 storage, 
Abstract: The main objective is to prepare the ground for large scale European facilities producing hydrogen and electricity from fossil fuels with CO2 capture and geological storage. DYNAMIS is designed as an element of the HYPOGEN project which includes as an interim step the construction of a large-scale facility for the production of hydrogen and electricity from decarbonised fossil fuels with CO2 storage. DYNAMIS is the first step on that route, designed to rank the options and to reduce the risk in development of a fullscale pilot plant post-2008.


112. LOW-BIN - Efficient low temperature geothermal binary power

Project web site: LOW-BIN
Participants: see LOW-BIN details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €1,878,812.00
Duration: 03/2006 - 02/2009 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, geothermal
Abstract: The LOW-BIN project aims in improving cost-effectiveness, competitiveness and market penetration of geothermal electricity generation schemes, targeting both hydrothermal resources for immediate market penetration and future hot dry rock systems.


113. SOFC600 - Demonstration of SOFC stack technology for operation at 600C

Project web site: SOFC600
Participants: see SOFC600 details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €6,769,923.00
Duration: 03/2006 - 02/2010 (48 months)
Keywords: fuel cells, basic research
Abstract: The emphasis of the project is on the basic research and development of materials and processes for producing advanced stack components at low costs. The major components that the project works on are anodes, cathodes and electrolytes, as well as the integration of these components into cells. Furthermore, interconnect materials and contact materials will be evaluated and developed.


114. SOLHYCARB - Hydrogen from Solar Thermal Energy: High Temperature Solar Chemical Reactor for Co-production of hydrogen and carbon black from natural gas cracking

Project web site: SOLHYCARB
Participants: see SOLHYCARB details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €1,997,300.00
Duration: 03/2006 - 02/2010 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, concentrated solar power (CSP), hydrogen, hydrogen production
Abstract: The SOLHYCARB project addresses the exploration of an unconventional route for potentially cost effective hydrogen production with concentrated solar energy. The novel process thermally decomposes natural gas (NG) in a high temperature solar chemical reactor. This process results in two products: a H2-rich gas and a high-value nano-material, Carbon Black (CB). H2 and marketable CB are thus produced with renewable energy. Solar energy is stored as a transportable fuel. The fuel has zero CO2 emission: carbon as opposed to CO2 is sequestered, and fossil fuels are saved.


115. UNIFLEX-PM - Advanced Power Converters for Universal and Flexible Power Management in Future Electricity Networks

Project web site: UNIFLEX-PM
Participants: see UNIFLEX-PM details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €1,902,684.00
Duration: 03/2006 - 02/2009 (36 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks
Abstract: The objective of this project is to develop advanced power conversion techniques to meet new application needs in the Future European Electricity Network, and to validate these techniques in hardware. The key technical advance will be the validation of a modular power conversion architecture and associated control structures which have the required flexibility and performance to make a major impact in all aspects of the Future European Electricity Network.


116. UPWIND - Integrated Wind Turbine Design

Project web site: UPWIND
Participants: see UPWIND details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €14,566,628.00
Duration: 03/2006 - 02/2011 (60 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, wind
Abstract: UpWind looks towards wind power tomorrow; towards the design of very large turbines (8-10MW) standing in wind farms of several hundred MW, both on- and offshore. UpWind will develop the accurate, verified tools and component concepts the industry needs to design and manufacture this new breed of turbine. UpWind will focus on design tools for the complete range of turbine components. It will address the aerodynamic, aero-elastic, structural and material design of rotors. Critical analysis of drive train components will be carried out in the search for breakthrough solutions.


117. CREATE ACCEPTANCE - Cultural Influences on Renewable Energy Acceptance and Tools for the development of communication strategies to promotE ACCEPTANCE among key actor groups

Project web site: CREATE ACCEPTANCE
Participants: see CREATE ACCEPTANCE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €1,345,543.00
Duration: 02/2006 - 01/2008 (24 months)
Keywords: socio-economics, renewable energy
Abstract: The objectives of this project are to increase the competitiveness RES and RUE technologies by developing a tool that can measure, promote and improve social acceptance of these technologies. The result of this project will be a publicly available tool that can measure, promote and improve soci al acceptance of new sustainable technologies.


118. NEXTGENBIOWASTE - Innovative demonstrations for the next generation of biomass and waste combustion plants for energy recovery and renewable electricity production

Project web site: NEXTGENBIOWASTE
Participants: see NEXTGENBIOWASTE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €11,532,000.00
Duration: 02/2006 - 02/2010 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, waste
Abstract: NextGenBioWaste is targeting to perform innovative demonstrations of improvements to energy recovery and renewable electricity production from waste materials and other commonly used biomass feedstocks.The objective of the NextGenBioWaste project is to improve the electric efficiency, reliability, performance and environmental compliance of waste and biomass combustion plants which produce heat and electric power, and to reduce costs at a competetive level.


119. PRORETT - Promotion of Renewable Energy Technology Transfer

Project web site: PRORETT
Participants: see PRORETT details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €866,300.11
Duration: 02/2006 - 02/2008 (24 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, energy efficiency, socio-economics, promotion
Abstract: ProRETT aims at testing new practices to remove the major barriers that prevent results out of scientific research projects on renewable energy and energy efficiency from reaching market applications: market barriers, financial barriers and managerial barriers. ProRETT promotes existing results of scientific research projects available in EU research centres that have not yet been exploited, through assistance to the entrepreneurial teams connected to such research.


120. REHES - Renewable Energy for Heat Supply in Dwellings with Individual and Local Heating Systems

Project web site: REHES
Participants: see REHES details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €305,509.60
Duration: 02/2006 - 04/2007 (14 months)
Keywords: solar thermal
Abstract: The project addresses the heating and hot-water supply in dwellings with individual and local heating systems in Bulgaria, China (Beijing region), Romania, and Turkey. The particular objectives of the project are to identify optimal low-cost and efficient technologies that utilize renewable energy sources (RES) for heating and hot-water supply in the studied buildings, on the basis of the EU experience.

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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(displaying 10 projects per page)


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.