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171. RENAISSANCE - Renewable energy acting in sustainable and novel community enterprises a CONCERTO coordinated initiative

Project web site: RENAISSANCE
Participants: see RENAISSANCE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €8,563,971.57
Duration: 10/2005 - 10/2010 (60 months)
Keywords: energy efficiency, CONCERTO, renewable energy
Abstract: RENAISSANCE aims to succeed by demonstrating practical solutions to local energy needs, applied in highly innovative ways, with a large and immediate potential for replication across the rest of Europe. People will be core to the project: by learning what the local community wants in terms of energy solutions can be developed to meet these needs.


172. ROADS2HYCOM - Research Coordination, assessment, deployment and support to HyCOM

Project web site: ROADS2HYCOM
Participants: see ROADS2HYCOM details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €4,499,986.00
Duration: 10/2005 - 10/2008 (36 months)
Keywords: hydrogen, socio-economics
Abstract: Roads2HyCOM is a project to co-ordinate, assess and monitor research in the field of Hydrogen for stationary and transport power. Its outputs will support planning of future Hydrogen initiatives under FP7 and beyond (known as HyCom), which aim to develop hydrogen communities and stimulate growth in hydrogen technology markets.


173. SEEWEC - Sustainable Economically Efficient Wave Energy Converter

Project web site: SEEWEC
Participants: see SEEWEC details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €2,299,754.80
Duration: 10/2005 - 09/2008 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, ocean
Abstract: The general objective of SEEWEC is to assist in the development of a 2nd generation FO³ wave energy converter through extensive use of the experience from monitoring a 1:3 laboratory rig and a 1st generation 1:1 prototype. The project will focus on cost effective solutions and design for large scale (mass) manufacturing.


174. SOS-PVI - Security of Supply PhotoVoltaic Inverter: combined UPS, power quality and grid support function in a photovoltaic inverter for weak low voltage grids

Participants: see SOS-PVI details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €1,500,587.00
Duration: 10/2005 - 12/2008 (39 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, photovoltaics low voltage grid grid support on demand
Abstract: The present project aims at developing an inverter, dedicated to the injection of photovoltaic energy into low voltage grids, with special features so that first, the impact on the grid of the very quick fluctuations of sun irradiation is minimised and even more, the PV system provides grid support on demand and secondly, the end user is protected against poor power quality and outages of the grid.


175. BIOCARD - Global Process To Improve Cynara cardunculus Exploitation for Energy Applications.

Project web site: BIOCARD
Participants: see BIOCARD details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €2,499,997.00
Duration: 09/2005 - 11/2008 (39 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biofuels
Abstract: The project aims at demonstrating technical and economical feasibility of a global process for Cynara Cardunculus exploitation for energy applications. This energy crop is suited for the Mediterranean area where problems of water insufficiency exist. A combined process to produce liquid biofuel from seeds and energy from the lignocellulosic part will be studied. Different technologies for biomass energy conversion will be compared.


176. ECOSTILER - Energy efficient COmmunity STimulation by use and Integration of Local Energy Resources

Project web site: ECOSTILER
Participants: see ECOSTILER details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €10,115,890.00
Duration: 09/2005 - 08/2009 (48 months)
Keywords: energy efficiency, CONCERTO, renewable energy
Abstract: ECOSTILER is all about a coordinated approach in achieving energy efficient communities. The common and main element is the use of biogas and district heating systems, successful tools in reduction of primary fuel consumption and CO2 reduction. The interesting complementarity is the size of the community, ranging from large to small.


177. CRRESCENDO - Combined Rational and Renewable Energy Strategies in Cities, for Existing and New Dwellings and Optimal quality of Life

Project web site: CRRESCENDO
Participants: see CRRESCENDO details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: IP
EC contribution: €11,317,008.20
Duration: 08/2005 - 07/2010 (60 months)
Keywords: energy efficiency, CONCERTO, renewable energy
Abstract: The CRRESCENDO consortium is composed of the two twin towns Almere (NL) and Milton Keynes (UK), together with the nev-town Viladecans (E) and Ajaccio, the medieval capital of the isle Corsica (F). Thorough community preparations have led to a committed step change in implementing sustainability safeguards in the energy infrastructure, the energy performance of buildings as well as the energy services and process management plans.


178. NETBIOCOF - Integrated European Network for Biomass Co-firing

Project web site: NETBIOCOF
Participants: see NETBIOCOF details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CA
EC contribution: €1,149,988.00
Duration: 08/2005 - 08/2007 (24 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, co-firing combustion
Abstract: The co-ordination action promotes European co-operation in the area of biomass cofiring in existing and new power plants. It aims at integration and exchange of knowledge in order to promote the uptake of innovative methods and technologies to expand the use of biomass cofiring. Gaps in knowledge, best practices and barriers hampering biomass cofiring will be assessed.


179. DIGENAS - DIstributed GENeration in the Associated States - Research priorites and challenges on the open electricity market

Participants: see DIGENAS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €217,680.00
Duration: 07/2005 - 06/2007 (24 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, , integration, smart energy networks
Abstract: The objectives of the proposed project are to identify the success factors and barriers and the research priorities for decentralised generation and RES integration in Bulgaria and Romania, and to analyse the policy implications for establishing the appropriate frameworks.


180. PV-CATAPULT - PV CAtapult

Project web site: PV-CATAPULT
Participants: see PV-CATAPULT details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CA
EC contribution: €1,700,000.00
Duration: 07/2005 - 06/2009 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, photovoltaics developing countries hybrid solar
Abstract: PV-CATAPULT is a Coordinated Action consisting of 10 diverse work packages, centred on a common goal of accelerating the development of the photovoltaic technology (including hybrid solar) towards market deployment. The work in PV-CATAPULT includes studying the potential of PV in the emerging electricity markets of developing countries, engaging the construction industry on applications of PV in buildings (BIPV), producing a roadmap for the penetration of hybrid solar (PV and thermal), and comparing the measurement performance of different solar testing laboratories

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.