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ENergy harVesting by Invisible Solar IntegratiON in building skins

Objective

Envision a full envelope concept that harvests solar energy from the 120 billion square meters of building surface available within the EU28. Envision using the currently unused 60 billion square meters of façade surface. That is why ‘ENVISION’ will demonstrate a full renovation concept that, for the first time, harvests energy from ALL building surfaces (transparent and opaque). The hybrid harvesting solutions will harvest energy both thermal and electric from the whole envelope, using standard PV solutions for roof and developing new solutions for the façade. As façade solutions have the lowest TRL, ‘ENVISION’ will develop energy harvesting invisible aesthetic façade solutions. The solutions will harvest maximum amount of solar energy and simultaneously retain the aesthetic and functional properties of the façade. To maximise efficient usage of the harvested energy, the solutions are coupled to novel heat systems and district heat networks.

ENVISION’ focusses on energy harvesting of the façade, and works by absorbing the invisible part of the solar radiation (the near-infrared (NIR) part, roughly 50% of the solar energy spectrum) allowing visible aspects to be retained. The ‘ENVISION’ harvesting of solar energy is achieved via:
1. heat collecting non-transparent aesthetically pleasing façade elements by harvesting the NIR solar radiation,
2. heat harvesting ventilated glass by harvesting the NIR solar radiation,
3. electricity harvesting photovoltaic glazing solutions

Call for proposal

H2020-EEB-2016-2017

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Sub call

H2020-EEB-2017

Coordinator

NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO
Net EU contribution
€ 1 441 500,53
Address
Anna Van Buerenplein 1
2595 DA Den Haag
Netherlands

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Region
West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Agglomeratie ’s-Gravenhage
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (15)

AKZO NOBEL DECORATIVE COATINGS BV
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 164 832,15
Address
Christian Neefestraat 2
1077 WW Amsterdam

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Region
West-Nederland Noord-Holland Groot-Amsterdam
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 70 642,35
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

AKZO NOBEL HILDEN GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 7 479,85
Address
Dusseldorfer Strasse 96-100
40721 Hilden

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Region
Nordrhein-Westfalen Düsseldorf Mettmann
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 3 205,65
IMPERIAL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES LIMITED

Participation ended

United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 11 928,00
Address
The Akzonobel Building Wexham Road
SL2 5DS Slough

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Region
South East (England) Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Berkshire
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 5 112,00
BAM TECHNIEK BV

Participation ended

Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 108 132,10
Address
Runnenburg 13
3981 AZ Bunnik

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Region
West-Nederland Utrecht Utrecht
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 46 342,33
BAM WONINGBOUW BV

Participation ended

Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 56 271,67
Address
Runnenburg 19
3981 AZ Bunnik

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Region
West-Nederland Utrecht Utrecht
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 24 116,43
ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 385 154,88
Address
Avenue De Wagram 22
75008 Paris 08

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 165 066,37
PILKINGTON NEDERLAND BV
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 257 734,18
Address
De Hoeveler 25
7547 SB Enschede

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Oost-Nederland Overijssel Twente
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 110 457,51
PILKINGTON DEUTSCHLAND AG
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 134 021,64
Address
Haydnstrasse 19
45884 Gelsenkirchen

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Region
Nordrhein-Westfalen Münster Gelsenkirchen, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 57 437,85
RINA CONSULTING SPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 475 720,00
Address
Via Cecchi 6
16129 Genova

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Region
Nord-Ovest Liguria Genova
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 203 880,00
BERGAMO TECNOLOGIE SPZOO
Poland
Net EU contribution
€ 282 625,00
Address
Ulica Sienkiewicza 5
95050 Konstantynow Lodzki

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Makroregion centralny Łódzkie Łódzki
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 121 125,00
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI GENOVA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 837 500,00
Address
Via Balbi 5
16126 Genova

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Region
Nord-Ovest Liguria Genova
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
STICHTING VESTIA

Participation ended

Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 98 971,61
Address
Watermanweg 50 7 8 9 Etage
3067 GG Rotterdam

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Region
West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Groot-Rijnmond
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
EMERGO HOUT & BOUW BV
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 470 593,31
Address
Gildestraat 1
9502 KJ Stadskanaal

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Noord-Nederland Groningen Oost-Groningen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 201 682,85
PILKINGTON TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT LTD
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 48 125,00
Address
Abacus Building, 8 High Street
PA34 4BG Oban Argyl

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Region
Highlands and Islands Lochaber, Skye & Lochalsh, Arran & Cumbrae and Argyll & Bute
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 20 625,00
NBARCHITECTEN BV
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 119 722,60
Address
Materiaalweg 8
5680 AA Best

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Noord-Brabant Zuidoost-Noord-Brabant
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 51 309,68