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Valorisation of food waste to biogas
ID: 241334
Start date: 2010-03-01, End date: 2013-08-31
Food waste constitutes around 20% of the domestic waste stream in the EU, with approximately equal quantities arising from food manufacture and catering outlets: if food wastes from agro- and food industries are included an estimated total of 200 Mtonnes/year is available, at...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 94057
Last updated on: 2017-06-21
Cost-reduction through material optimisation and Higher EnErgy outpuT of solAr pHotovoltaic modules - joining Europe’s Research and Development efforts in support of its PV industry
ID: 609788
Start date: 2014-01-01, End date: 2017-12-31
Europe has invoked the SET-Plan to design and implement an energy technology policy for Europe to accelerate the development and deployment of cost-effective renewable energy systems, including photovoltaics. With lower cost of solar electricity, PV could significantly contri...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 111512
Last updated on: 2017-06-05
Advanced Materials and Electric Swing Adsorption Process for CO2 Capture
ID: 608534
Start date: 2013-09-01, End date: 2016-08-31
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is one of the technological solutions to decarbonize the energy market while providing secure energy supply. So far, the cost of CCS is dominated by the CO2 capture, reason why new capture techniques should be developed. Adsorption techniques ...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 109831
Last updated on: 2017-06-05
Graded Membranes for Energy Efficient New Generation Carbon Capture Process
ID: 608524
Start date: 2013-09-01, End date: 2017-12-31
Major sources for human made CO2 emissions comprise the energy and the industrial sector including cement production. One of the most appropriate concepts to capture CO2 from such point sources is the oxyfuel combustion. The main energy demand for this method results from the...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 109591
Last updated on: 2017-06-05
IntegratinG Renewables in the EuropEaN Electricity Grid
ID: 308864
Start date: 2013-01-01, End date: 2016-03-31
IGREENGrid focuses on increasing the hosting capacity for Distributed Renewable Energy Sources (DRES) in power distribution grids without compromising the reliability or jeopardizing the quality of supply. Based on the experience of six world class DRES integration Demo Proje...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 106399
Last updated on: 2017-06-05
Developing advanced Biorefinery schemes for integration into existing oil production/transesterification plants
ID: 213637
Start date: 2008-06-01, End date: 2010-05-31
An ambitious and achievable vision for 2030 is that up to 25% of the EU’s transport fuel needs could be meet by clean and CO2-efficient biofuel. To achieve this, it will be necessary to promote the transition towards “second generation biofuels” (e.g. lignocellulosic ethanol,...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 87800
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Components for Ocean Renewable Energy Systems
ID: 213633
Start date: 2008-04-01, End date: 2011-09-30
Wave Energy Convertors are at an early stage of development. First generation devices have been deployed at the shoreline and normally consist of Oscillating Water Column Systems. In order for these systems to progress towards full commercial realisation they must develop int...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 88274
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Advanced Cleaning Devices for Production of Green Syngas
ID: 213628
Start date: 2008-01-01, End date: 2011-02-28
The transport sector represents a growing share of the total fossil fuel usage in the world. In order to fulfil the commitment to the Kyoto Protocol, the world usage of fossil oil in transport sectors must be reduced. One important approach to achieving this goal is to increa...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 85766
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Materials and components for Hydrogen production by sulphur based thermochemical cycles
ID: 212470
Start date: 2008-01-01, End date: 2011-03-31
HycycleS aims at the qualification and enhancement of materials and components for key steps of thermochemical cycles for solar or nuclear hydrogen generation. The focus of HycycleS is the decomposition of sulphuric acid which is the central step of the sulphur based family o...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 85748
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Combined solar power and desalination plants: technico-economic potential in Mediterranean Partner countries
ID: 213824
Start date: 2008-06-01, End date: 2010-05-31
The growing economies in the southern and eastern Mediterranean area increasingly need affordable and efficient energy and water for sustainable development. Hybrid solar/fossil thermal power plants with combined sea water desalination based on concentrating solar power techn...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 87801
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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