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Hybrid EneRgy stOragE Stations

Objective

Electric vehicles (EV) are expected to play a key role towards a decarbonised transport system and thus contribute to meet EU’s ambitious goal to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. However, the wide adoption of EVs has been hampered by key barriers, particularly the lack of a well distributed infrastructure for fast and widespread charging. The main objective of HEROES is the development and demonstration of a disruptive hybrid high power/high energy stationary storage system for fast charging of EVs (17.5 min) to be used in medium-size charging stations connected to the LV grid. The system will take advantage of combining state-of-the-art Li-ion capacitor (LiC) with high power and high energy densities, with Li-ion batteries (LiBs) to store high amounts of energy and serve as back-up when the charging demand of EVs surpasses the LiC and grid connection capacity. The combination will bring a higher efficiency and better performance of the system, as well as longer battery life, as the LiC can protect the LiB from accelerated degradation, more energy from battery cells, simpler and cheaper management, and lower overall system cost, all with a strong sustainable drive. The HEROES system will be a key enabler for the widespread fast charging of EVs, cost-effectively, without the need for major investments in the grid.

To achieve this overall objective, the project will include research and development activities of key technological enablers such as the LiC cells and modules, a new Battery Management System, a DC/DC converter specifically developed for high input and output voltage ranges, and Energy Management System (EMS). The prototype system will be demonstrated for the fast charging of EVs in operational environment. The consortium includes partners that cover the full value chain of energy storage, placing the consortium in a perfect position to develop scientific and technological breakthroughs as well as seizing novel market opportunities.

Call for proposal

H2020-LC-BAT-2020
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Funding Scheme

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

BEYONDER AS
Address
Stokkamyrveien 30
4313 Sandnes
Norway
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 837 500

Participants (9)

INSTITUTT FOR ENERGITEKNIKK
Norway
EU contribution
€ 362 646
Address
Instituttveien 18
2027 Kjeller
Activity type
Research Organisations
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Germany
EU contribution
€ 1 021 508
Address
Werner-von-siemens-str. 1
80333 Munchen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ELRINGKLINGER AG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 443 951
Address
Max Eyth Strasse 2
72581 Dettingen An Der Erms
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
LITHIUM BALANCE AS
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 468 125
Address
Hassellunden 13
2765 Smorum
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
BE STORAGED GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 338 240
Address
Tirpitzstrasse 39
26122 Oldenburg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ENSO INNOVATION SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 192 250
Address
Juan De La Cierva 5 La Grela
15008 A Coruna
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS EUROPE SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 156 125
Address
Calle Piamonte 23, Oficina 303
28004 Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR STORAGE OF ENERGY
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 166 450
Address
Avenue Adolphe Lacomble 59/8
1030 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other
AALBORG UNIVERSITET
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 150 730
Address
Fredrik Bajers Vej 7K
9220 Aalborg
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments