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1/10/2005 (Renews 4) – Information Day Organised by DG Transport and Energy

The Directorate-General for Transport and Energy organised an Information Day on 21 September on the Fourth Call for Proposals for short- to medium-term research and demonstration actions in Sustainable Energy Systems. (…)

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1/02/2005 (Renews 3) – Information day for proposers

Researchers and industry representatives interested in participating in the latest call for proposals in energy research (FP6-2004-ENERGY-3) had the opportunity to meet with fellow participants and European Commission staff at an information day in Brussels.

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1/07/2004 (Renews 2) – Almeria gives RES a media boost

Some 40 journalists were given an intensive briefing on renewable energy systems utilising solar, wave and geothermal sources at the Almeria Solar platform in Spain in March.

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1/07/2004 (Renews 2) – Sun power is heating up

Having demonstrated the feasibility of a power plant that directly harnesses solar heat, scientists are now trying to reduce the cost of this technology. The Commission-funded project INDITEP aims to increase the temperature of steam produced to enhance the efficiency of power generation.

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1/07/2004 (Renews 2) – Energy storage for direct steam solar power plants – DISTOR

DISTOR aims to develop a new cost-effective storage component to be integrated in direct steam generation (DSG) solar power plants, effecting further solar electricity cost reduction.

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1/07/2004 (Renews 2) – European concentrated solar thermal road-mapping – ECOSTAR

ECOSTAR aims to identify the innovation potential with the highest impact on cost reduction for concentrating solar power so as to focus European research activities and the institutional research programmes of the partners involved on common goals and priorities, and to broaden the basis of industrial and research excellence.

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1/07/2004 (Renews 2) – Solar steam reforming of methane-rich gas for synthesis gas production – SOLREF

SOLREF aims to push solar gas reforming forward to the verge of industrialisation.

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