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141. MORE MICROGRIDS - Advanced Architectures and Control Concepts for More Microgrids - MORE MICROGRIDS

Project web site: MORE MICROGRIDS
Participants: see MORE MICROGRIDS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €4,683,082.00
Duration: 01/2006 - 12/2009 (48 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks
Abstract: The project aims at the increase of penetration of microgeneration in electrical networks through the exploitation and extension of the Microgrids concept, involving the investigation of alternative microgenerator control strategies and alternative network designs, development of new tools for multi-microgrids management operation and standardisation of technical and commercial protocols.


142. NESSHY - Novel efficient solid storage for hydrogen

Project web site: NESSHY
Participants: see NESSHY details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €7,499,999.00
Duration: 01/2006 - 12/2010 (60 months)
Keywords: hydrogen, CO2 storage
Abstract: The proposed work programme will cover porous storage systems (particularly at reduced temperatures), regenerative hydrogen stores (such as the borohydrides) and solid hydrides having reversible hydrogen storage and improved gravimetric storage performance. Initially, two categories of reversible stores will be investigated - light/complex hydrides, such as imides and intermetallic systems involving magnesium, although further categories may be included later.


143. PERFORMANCE - A science base on photovoltaics performance for increased market transparency and customer confidence

Project web site: PERFORMANCE
Participants: see PERFORMANCE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €6,999,939.00
Duration: 01/2006 - 12/2009 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, photovoltaics indoor and outdoor calibration standarisation process
Abstract: The rapid development of the photovoltaic market requires harmonised, high-quality testing and labelling of products, supported by a sound scientific base. The PERFORMANCE project covers pre-normative aspects of photovoltaic technology, from cell to system level. The limitations of current indoor and outdoor calibration and measurement practices will be investigated, and measurement precision will be improved for traditional technologies and for new and emerging photovoltaic concepts. The results of the project will be fed directly into standardisation processes at CENELEC and IEC level.


144. PV-EMPLOYMENT - The role of the European PV industry for the Europe's jobs and education today and tomorrow.

Participants: see PV-EMPLOYMENT details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €380,485.00
Duration: 01/2006 - 07/2008 (30 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, photovoltaics, socio-economics
Abstract: The following questions concerning the European PV industry will be answered: -How many net jobs will be created and how many will be replaced by the expanding European photovoltaic? -What are the qualification profiles of employees needed in the future to allow the on-going expansion of the European PV industry? -How should the higher education institutions react?


145. SOLHYCO - Solar-Hybrid Power and Cogeneration Plants

Project web site: SOLHYCO
Participants: see SOLHYCO details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €1,787,988.00
Duration: 01/2006 - 06/2009 (42 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, concentrated solar power (CSP)
Abstract: Main objective of SOLHYCO is to develop a highly efficient solar-hybrid microturbine (SHM) system for power and heat generation with dual solar power and fuel input. The project includes: 1. development of a prototype SHM unit based on a commercial microturbine; 2. development of a tube receiver with innovative "profiled multi-layer (PML) tube" for outlet temperatures above 800°C at reduced receiver cost.


146. HYTHEC - High Temperature Thermochemical Cycles (HYTHEC)

Project web site: HYTHEC
Participants: see HYTHEC details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €1,898,268.00
Duration: 12/2005 - 11/2009 (48 months)
Keywords: hydrogen, hydrogen production
Abstract: The objective of HYTHEC - HYdrogen THErmochemical Cycles - is to investigate the effective potential for massive hydrogen production of the S_I thermo-chemical cycle, and to compare it with the hybrid S Westinghouse (WH) cycle.


147. NEMESIS - New Methods for Superior Integrated Hydrogen Generation System

Participants: see NEMESIS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €2,199,138.00
Duration: 12/2005 - 11/2008 (36 months)
Keywords: hydrogen, hydrogen production
Abstract: The objective of the project NEMESIS is to develop a small-scale, fuel flexible hydrogen generator that is capable of working with gaseous and liquid hydrocarbon feedstock. The existing fuel processor technology of Hexion is used as a starting point, thus saving time and cost. This state-of-the-art small-scale hydrogen generator will be extended to a wider range of fuels and significantly upgraded by new innovative materials and cost-effective, highly efficient sub components.


148. WAVESSG - Full-scale demonstration of robust and high-efficiency wave energy converter

Participants: see WAVESSG details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €1,000,000.00
Duration: 12/2005 - 05/2008 (30 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, ocean
Abstract: WEAS currently carries out a separate pilot project of the SSG wave converter at the small island of Kvitsoy, Norway. The full-scale technical prototype of the SSG includes three reservoirs for capturing the ocean energy and is constructed as a robust shoreline device. The main objective of the present project is to operate at full-scale one module of the SSG converter in 19 kW/m wave climate, including turbine, generator and control system.


149. AUTOBRANE - Automotive High Temperature Fuel Cell Membranes

Project web site: AUTOBRANE
Participants: see AUTOBRANE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €8,299,693.00
Duration: 11/2005 - 10/2009 (48 months)
Keywords: fuel cells, basic research
Abstract: The project combines and exploits the European expertise in the field of advanced polymer membranes in a focused clustered and network type activity. Collaboration with institutes from non EU member states, in particular China, Russia and India, is addressed as well. A steering group with representatives of seven car OEMs shall coordinate the project and iteratively focus and guide the developers by specifications and assessment of results


150. DER-LAB - Network of DER Laboratories and Pre-Standardisation

Project web site: DER-LAB
Participants: see DER-LAB details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: NOE
EC contribution: €3,138,439.00
Duration: 11/2005 - 10/2011 (72 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks, pre-normative
Abstract: The main objective of this Network of Excellence (NoE) DER-Lab is to support the sustainable integration of renewable energy sources (RES) and distributed energy resources (DER) in the electricity supply by developing common requirements, quality criteria, as well as proposing test and certification procedures concerning connection, safety, operation and communication of DER-components and systems. A major objective is to establish a durable European DER-Lab Network that will be a world player in this field.

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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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.