The aim of this proposal is to evaluate the full potential of all forms of renewable energy in the North Cork Region of Ireland. The Danish local authorities, Environmental Institute and companies will contribute with technical support and technology transfer.
Projects identified and evaluated as feasible from a technical and financial point of view will be submitted for funding under the 4th Framework R&TD.
- Identification and evaluation of the total potential for renewable ener gy sources such as biomas (woodchip), organic waste, landfill gasses, small hydro schemes, wind and solar in North Cork.
- Identifying the most suitable technology for the resources identified - Technical and economic appraisal of potential projects for later implementation, which will serve as full scale project(s). *)
THE COORDINATOR: Scan Marketing Services is one of Ireland's best known consultancy companies for renewable energies.
THE PROPOSER: Cork County Council (North) administrates an area of 1.000 square miles and a population of 75.000. Cork County Council has for some years been very interested and involved in renewable energy and plans to set up a National Renwable Energy Centre in Mallow.
ASSOCIATE PROPOSER: Eura is the Regional Development company for Ringkoebing County in Denmark.
IE National Microelectronics Research Centre (NMRC) University College Cork.
DK Ringkoebing County Council
DK European Institute of Environmental Energy
DK Hedeselskabet. Danish Land Development Service
DK Voelund Energy Systems A/S.
Further detailed information on the partners and the project is in the appendix (15 pages).
*) The result will be an operational plan for implementation of renewable energies in the North Cork Region of Ireland including feasibility studies for viable renewable energy projects.
Funding SchemeCSC - Cost-sharing contracts