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Accessible, reliable and affordable solar irrigation for Europe and beyond

Project description

Facilitating market uptake of solar irrigation in Europe and beyond

The current fossil fuel-based energy used for crop irrigation has high environmental and financial costs. In contrast, solar irrigation (SI) can provide zero-emission energy for irrigation at a substantially lower cost. However, the market uptake of SI is hindered by various non-technological barriers as well as a lack of awareness and skills. The EU-funded SolAqua project aims to overcome these issues and facilitate the market uptake of SI. It will therefore develop key enabling materials and tools, such as quality standards and economic and environmental assessment methodologies. It will also carry out an extensive dissemination and communication plan to attract more than 300 000 stakeholders to SI. This work will play a role in increasing the share of renewable energy both in Europe and abroad.

Call for proposal

H2020-LC-SC3-2020-RES-IA-CSA
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Coordinator

UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE MADRID
Address
Calle Ramiro De Maeztu 7 Edificio Rectorado
28040 Madrid
Spain
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 538 047

Participants (10)

EUROMEDITERRANEAN IRRIGATORS COMMUNITY
Spain
EU contribution
€ 225 593
Address
Paseo De La Habana 26
28036 Madrid
Activity type
Other
CONFERENCE DES REGIONS PERIPHERIQUES MARITIMES D EUROPE
France
EU contribution
€ 208 802
Address
6 Rue Saint Martin
35700 Rennes
Activity type
Other
CONSIGLIO DELL'ORDINE NAZIONALE DEIDOTTORI AGRONOMI E FORESTALI
Italy
EU contribution
€ 81 946
Address
Via Po 22
00198 Roma
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
UNIVERSIDADE DE EVORA
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 115 877
Address
Largo Dos Colegiais 2
7000 803 Evora
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI SASSARI
Italy
EU contribution
€ 104 126
Address
Piazza Universita 21
07100 Sassari
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
INSTITUT AGRONOMIQUE ET VETERINAIRE HASSAN II
Morocco
EU contribution
€ 110 165
Address
Avenue Allal El Fassi Madinat Al
10101 Rabat
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
DEPARTAMENTO DE AGRICULTURA, GANADERIA Y MEDIO AMBIENTE - GOBIERNO DE ARAGON
Spain
EU contribution
€ 83 937
Address
Plaza San Pedro Nolasco 7
50071 Zaragoza
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Conselleria de Agricultura, Medio Ambiente, Cambio Climático y Desarrollo Rural
Spain
EU contribution
€ 100 960
Address
Castan Tobenas, 77 Ciudad Administrativa 9 D'octubre
46018 Valencia
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
ABARCA COMPANHIA DE SEGUROS SA
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 109 558
Address
Atrium Saldanha, Praca Duque De Saldanha 1 - 9G
1050-094 Lisboa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CONSILIUL JUDETEAN CALARASI
Romania
EU contribution
€ 78 200
Address
1 Decembrie 1918 No 1
910019 Calarasi
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)