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Reforming of Crude Glycerine in Supercritical Water to Produce Methanol for Re-Use in Biodiesel Plants
ID: 212180
Start date: 2008-01-01, End date: 2011-12-31
Biodiesel is produced by transesterification of vegetable oils with methanol. Glycerine is a major by-product of the transesterification process. Due to the rapid increase in biodiesel production capacity in Europe also the amount of glycerine has increased rapidly. The overa...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 85746
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
CLASSIFICATION OF EUROPEAN BIOMASS POTENTIAL FOR BIOENERGY USING TERRESTRIAL AND EARTH OBSERVATIONS
ID: 213634
Start date: 2008-03-01, End date: 2010-11-30
The main objective of the project is to develop a common methodology for gathering information on biomass potential using terrestrial and earth observations. This objective will be achieved by the implementation of a systematic assessment work plan and will result in the esta...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 86249
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Improved material quality and light trapping in thin film silicon solar cells
ID: 241277
Start date: 2010-01-01, End date: 2012-12-31
In this project we will increase the efficiency of thin-film silicon solar cells on flexible substrates by solving the issues linked to material quality, interface properties and light management, thus enabling lower production costs per Watt-peak. The general technological o...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 93315
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
INTELLIGENT COORDINATION OF OPERATION AND EMERGENCY CONTROL OF EU AND RUSSIAN POWER GRIDS
ID: 227122
Start date: 2009-01-01, End date: 2012-05-31
The interstate integration of power grids provides multiple advantages concerning operation security, integration of renewable energy as well as energy trading. Due to this fact the UCTE interconnection expands continually since its establishment. Consideration is given to di...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 90889
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Pan-European coordination action on CO2 Geological Storage
ID: 256725
Start date: 2010-11-01, End date: 2013-10-31
The EU has made significant progress in CCS as a bridging technology for combating climate change, but this must now accelerate and be spread evenly throughout EU Member States and Associated Countries. In this context, CO2GeoNet, CO2NET EAST and ENeRG are joining forces, poo...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 96832
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
SmartGrids ERA-NET
[PROJECT] SMARTGRIDS ERA-NET - SmartGrids ERA-NET
ID: 219343
Start date: 2008-09-01, End date: 2014-02-28
SmartGrids ERA-NET develops transnational research activities to speed up the development of a Smart European Electrical Infrastructure. A necessity for a successful realisation of the European Action Plan “Energy Policy for Europe”. This will change the European electricity ...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 87964
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Concepts, Capacities and Methods for Testing EV systems and their interOperability within the Smartgrids
ID: 608934
Start date: 2013-09-01, End date: 2016-02-29
In order to promote the widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EV) in Europe and to reduce the different regulatory, commercial or political barriers, it is imperative that EVs, Charging Points (CPs) and all kind of systems needed to allow the charging and other additional...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 110924
Last updated on: 2017-02-21
INCREASING THE PENETRATION OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES IN THE DISTRIBUTION GRID BY DEVELOPING CONTROL STRATEGIES AND USING ANCILLARY SERVICES
ID: 608998
Start date: 2013-09-01, End date: 2016-12-31
The significant rise in distributed renewable energy sources has placed an enormous burden on the secure operation of the electrical grid, impacting both the transmission system operators (TSOs) and distribution system operators (DSOs). The massive increase of the intermitten...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 109974
Last updated on: 2017-01-16
Toolbox for Common Forecasting, Risk assessment, and Operational Optimisation in Grid Security Cooperations of Transmission System Operators (TSOs)
ID: 282775
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2015-12-31
The growing share of electricity generation from intermittent renewable energy sources as well as increasing market-based cross border flows and related physical flows are leading to rising uncertainties in transmission network operation. In the mainland central Europe synchr...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 101318
Last updated on: 2016-11-28
Design, construction and demonstration of solar biofuel production using novel (photo)synthetic cell factories
ID: 308518
Start date: 2012-12-01, End date: 2015-11-30
CyanoFactory brings together ten selected leading, highly complementary European partners with the aim to carry out integrated, fundamental research aiming at applying synthetic biology principles towards a cell factory notion in microbial biotechnology. The vision is to buil...
Programme: FP7-ENERGY
Record Number: 105960
Last updated on: 2016-09-19
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