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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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71. ENERCOM - Polygeneration of energy, fuels and fertilisers from biomass residues and sewage sludge

Participants: see ENERCOM details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €2,528,834.00
Duration: 11/2008 - 10/2011 (36 months)
Keywords: energy efficiency, polygeneration, waste, bioenergy, biofuels
Abstract: The aim of this project is to demonstrate high-efficient polygeneration of electricity, heat, solid fuels and high-value compost/ fertilisers from sewage sludge and greenery waste mixed to biomass residues, thereby offering a new, safe, environmentally friendly and cost-effective path for the disposal of sewage sludge, maximising energy output, greenhouse gas reduction, cost-effectiveness and new chances for SME. Compared to the existing routes of sewage sludge treatment, the proposed concept allows achieving a very high overall energy efficiency.


72. SOLUGAS - Solar Up-scale Gas Turbine System

Participants: see SOLUGAS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €6,988,342.00
Duration: 11/2008 - 05/2013 (54 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, concentrated solar power (CSP)
Abstract: The SOLUGAS project consists in the demonstration of a solar-hybrid power system with direct solar heating of a gas turbine’s pressurized air. In combination with highly efficient combined cycle systems or in cogeneration applications significant cost reductions for solar electric power generation can be achieved. The demonstration project will be the first commercial-scale system that can later be offered to customers in several configurations (combined cycle, cogeneration, etc). The project will prove the technological feasibility, performance and cost reduction potential of such power plants. A complete solar-hybrid gas turbine demonstration system will be designed and erected in the project.


73. ALONE - Small Scale Solar Cooling Device

Participants: see ALONE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €2,907,546.00
Duration: 10/2008 - 10/2012 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, solar cooling
Abstract: The main aim of ALONE is to improve solar cooling technologies based on systems able to cope with low temperature cooling applications. Effort will be concentrated on absorption chiller optimisation for providing both heating and cooling in solar systems. This objective will be achieved through the development and improvement of new components of small capacity cooling systems, collectors and control systems, as well as a plant characterised by pre-engineered solutions.


74. ENERFISH - Integrated Renewable Energy Solutions for Seafood Processing Stations

Participants: see ENERFISH details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €2,944,794.00
Duration: 10/2008 - 10/2011 (36 months)
Keywords: energy efficiency, polygeneration, biofuels, bioenergy
Abstract: The distributed energy system utilizes cleaning waste of a fish processing plant to produce biodiesel. The biodiesel is used to produce the locally needed cooling/freezing (0.3 MW) and heating (2.8MW) energy. In addition a power surplus ( 2MW) is generated for the electricity network. The research contribution focuses on optimisation, validation and planning of piloted concepts. A heat integration study will be performed.


75. HYPE - High efficiency consolidated bioprocess technology for lignocellulose ethanol

Participants: see HYPE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €3,662,944.00
Duration: 10/2008 - 09/2012 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biofuels, advanced biofuels 2nd generation biofuels
Abstract: This project will approach developing a new process concept which integrates the most relevant achievements in the field of lignocellulosic ethanol and focuses on the reduction of the production costs of bioethanol. The overall aim is to accelerate the implementation of new second generation biofuels from lignocellulosic raw materials.


76. POLY-STABILAT - Polygeneration through gasification utilising secondary fuels derived from MSW

Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €4,269,804.00
Duration: 10/2008 - 09/2011 (36 months)
Keywords: energy efficiency, polygeneration, waste
Abstract: A portion of Stabilat (appr. 500 kg/h) from a waste recycling centre will be converted to electricity and heat in a novel gasification plant. The producer gas (LCV≈ 5 MJ/Nm3) will be combusted in a gas boiler, the steam generated to run a 0,5 MWe steam rurbine. The electricity produced will be fed in the Grid, while waste heat will be utilised in the recycling plant. The integrated facility (MSW recycling and energy exploitation of Stabilat) will provide a sustainable solution for the treatment of MSW and will generate renewable energy.


77. ULTIMATE - Ultra Thin Solar Cells for Module Assembly -Tough and Efficient (ULTIMATE)

Participants: see ULTIMATE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €3,983,971.00
Duration: 10/2008 - 10/2011 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, photovoltaics, thin-film
Abstract: The overall objective of the current project is a significant contribution to the dissemination of PV. The approach to reach this overall objective is the demonstration of PV modules using solar cells which are substantially thinner than today’s common practice. We will reduce the current solar cell thickness of typically 200-250 µm down to 100 µm. If we consider a projected kerf loss of 120 µm for 2010, this will enable to cut more than 50% additional wafers out of each silicon ingot. The expected impact of the project’s achievement are a PV energy cost reduction of approx. 30% and an improved competitiveness of the European solar cell, module and equipment manufacturers.


78. BIODME - Production of DME from biomass and utilisation as fuel for transport

Project web site: BIODME
Participants: see BIODME details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €10,319,274.00
Duration: 09/2008 - 09/2012 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biofuels, gasification, advanced biofuels 2nd generation biofuels syngas
Abstract: The overall project objective is to demonstrate production of environmentally optimised synthetic biofuel from lignocellulosic biomass at industrial scale. The final output of this demonstration is dimethylether (DME) produced from black liquor through the production of clean synthesis gas and a final fuel synthesis step.The bio-DME will be tested in a fleet consisting of 14 Volvo trucks.


79. BIONICOL - Development of a bionic solar collector with aluminium roll-bond absorber

Participants: see BIONICOL details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €1,059,203.00
Duration: 09/2008 - 09/2011 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, solar thermal, solar collectors
Abstract: The aim of the project is to develop solar collectors with absorbers which feature bionic channel structures ("FracTherm®" structures), which are multiply branched in a fractal way in order to obtain a uniform flow distribution, a low pressure drop as well as a high thermal efficiency. It is expected that high-efficiency collectors at low costs can be obtained as a result of the project. The collectors are to be investigated for a wide temperature range in order to cover various applications.


80. ECCO - European Value Chains for CO2

Participants: see ECCO details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €3,853,075.00
Duration: 09/2008 - 09/2011 (36 months)
Keywords: coal, CCS, CO2 value chains
Abstract: The main objective of ECCO is to facilitate robust strategic decision making regarding early and future implementation of CO2 value chains for Europe in the face of uncertainty. The project will provide recommendations enabling cost-effective use of the CO2 being produced from zero-emission power plants and other industries in Europe by exploring the assets and challenges of CO2 for enhanced hydrocarbon production (EOR/EGR) in a value-chain context.

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.