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Accelerating the decarbonisation of islands’ energy systems

Project description

Smarter energy on Borkum island

Years ago, a project for a new coal-fired power plant on the island of Borkum in Germany generated concerns over air quality, which led to the decision to make the island fully decarbonised by 2030. The EU-funded ISLANDER project will design a process to make Borkum a fully autonomous and decarbonised energy island system. The project will focus on the introduction of distributed renewable energy + small-scale storage (RESS) systems and complementary short-to-seasonal, large-scale electricity storage and seawater district heating. This will be coupled with heat storage to make use of the heat of the North Sea water as a heating and cooling source. ISLANDER will also demonstrate the deployment of an electric vehicle charging network, a smart IT platform and an optimisation tool to optimally design zero-carbon island energy systems.

Field of science

  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/energy and fuels/renewable energy
  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/air pollution engineering

Call for proposal

H2020-LC-SC3-2020-EC-ES-SCC
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Funding Scheme

IA - Innovation action

Coordinator

AYESA ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES SA
Address
Calle Gonzalo Jimenez De Quesada 2 Planta 11 Torre Sevilla Torre Pelli
41092 Sevilla
Spain
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 1 172 500

Participants (10)

IDENER RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT AGRUPACION DE INTERES ECONOMICO
Spain
EU contribution
€ 1 918 750
Address
Calle Early Ovington 24-8
41300 La Rinconada Sevilla
Activity type
Research Organisations
STEINBEIS INNOVATION GGMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 520 000
Address
Adornostrasse 8
70599 Stuttgart
Activity type
Research Organisations
NORDSEEHEILBAD BORKUM GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 814 625
Address
Goethestr 1
26757 Borkum
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ZIGOR RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT AIE
Spain
EU contribution
€ 551 062,50
Address
Calle Portal De Gamarra 28
01013 Vitoria Gasteiz Alava
Activity type
Other
CEGASA ENERGIA S.L.U.
Spain
EU contribution
€ 607 687,50
Address
Calle Marie Curie, 1
01510 Miñano Mayor, Vitoria-gasteiz
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
BCM ENERGY
France
EU contribution
€ 412 125
Address
Place Tolozan 20
69001 Lyon
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 355 000
Address
Oude Markt 13
3000 Leuven
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
THE EUROPEAN MARINE ENERGY CENTRE LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 303 750
Address
Back Road Old Academy
KW16 3AW Stromness
Activity type
Other
DIKTYO AEIFORIKON NISON TOY AIGAIOUAE
Greece
EU contribution
€ 208 000
Address
Astydamantos 49
11634 Athens
Activity type
Research Organisations
REGIONALNA ENERGETSKA AGENCIJA KVARNER
Croatia
EU contribution
€ 132 500
Address
Ciottina 17/B
51000 Rijeka
Activity type
Other