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231. ECO-CULTURE - Demonstration and dissemation of ECO-concepts for high- performing European cultural buildings

Project web site: ECO-CULTURE
Participants: see ECO-CULTURE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €1,926,902.00
Duration: 04/2004 - 04/2009 (60 months)
Keywords: energy efficiency, eco-buildings
Abstract: This project addresses demonstration of energy efficient technologies integrated into three high- performing cultural ECO-buildings. All the buildings will be designed using a "Whole Building Design Approach" in order to ensure the largest energy saving potential possible.


232. EGS PILOT PLANT - European geothermal project for the construction of a scientific pilot plant based on an Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS PILOT PLANT)

Project web site: EGS PILOT PLANT
Participants: see EGS PILOT PLANT details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €5,000,000.00
Duration: 04/2004 - 09/2008 (54 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, geothermal
Abstract: The project forms part of the ongoing Hot-Dry-Rock or Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) experiment at Soultz-sous-Forêts, France. The objective of this experiment project is the technical and economic design of large industrial units (> 25 MWe), based on multi-well systems. The specific objective of the phase proposed here is to test, evaluate and (if necessary) improve the properties of the three deep wells system of reservoirs / heat exchangers that has been achieved in previous phases.


233. GENHYPEM - Proton Exchange Membrane- based Electrochemical Hygrogen Generator

Project web site: GENHYPEM
Participants: see GENHYPEM details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STREP
EC contribution: €1,300,000.00
Duration: 04/2004 - 03/2008 (48 months)
Keywords: hydrogen, hydrogen production
Abstract: GenHyPEM is a project related to the electrolytic production of hydrogen from water, using proton exchange membrane (PEM) - based electrochemical generators. The specificity of this project is that all basic research efforts are devoted to the optimization of already existing electrolysers of industrial size, in order to facilitate the introduction of this technology in the industry and to propose technological solutions for the industrial and domestic production of electrolytic hydrogen.


234. 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.


235. 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.


236. 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.


237. 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.


238. 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.


239. 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.


240. 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.

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.