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European-wide field trials for residential fuel cell micro-CHP

Objective

ene.field will deploy up to 1,000 residential fuel cell Combined Heat and Power (micro-CHP) installations, across 11 key Member States. It represents a step change in the volume of fuel cell micro-CHP (micro FC-CHP) deployment in Europe and a meaningful step towards commercialisation of the technology.
The programme brings together 9 mature European micro FC-CHP manufacturers into a common analysis framework to deliver trials across all of the available fuel cell CHP technologies. Fuel cell micro-CHP trials will be installed and actively monitored in dwellings across the range of European domestic heating markets, dwelling types and climatic zones, which will lead to an invaluable dataset on domestic energy consumption and micro-CHP applicability across Europe.
By learning the practicalities of installing and supporting a fleet of fuel cells with real customers, ene.field partners will take the final step before they can begin commercial roll-out. An increase in volume deployment for the manufacturers involved will stimulate cost reduction of the technology by enabling a move from hand-built products towards serial production and tooling.
The ene.field project also brings together over 29 utilities, housing providers and municipalities to bring the products to market and explore different business models for micro-CHP deployment.
The data produced by ene.field will be used to provide a fact base for micro FC-CHP, including a definitive environmental lifecycle assessment and cost assessment on a total cost of ownership basis.
To inform clear national strategies on micro-CHP within Member States, ene.field will establish the macro-economics and CO2 savings of the technologies in their target markets and make recommendations on the most appropriate policy mechanisms to support the commercialisation of domestic micro-CHP across Europe. Finally ene.field will assess the socio-economic barriers to widespread deployment of micro-CHP and disseminate clear position papers and advice for policy makers to encourage further roll out.

Fourth Amendment
Changes to the DOW in light of the fourth amendment include:
- Beneficiary GDF SUEZ has changed its legal name to ENGIEDescriptions of financial flows from partner manufacturers are added to the DOW as annexes;
- Considering the inclusion of new partners, units and budgets are accordingly reallocated:
o for additional units and budget: Viessmann and SOLIDPower
o for reduction of budget and number of units: RBZ, Dantherm, Hexis
- Due to a slow start in trial deployment, the deployment period for units will be extended until September 2016.
To protect the confidentiality of some of the information provided by the CHP suppliers in the project, this project description document has two sections. The first main section describes the overall intent of the project and summary information from each of the suppliers. The Addendum 1 is a selection of Letters of intent applying to the project for deployment of units from ene.field associates.
Fifth Amendment
Changes to the DOW in light of the fourth amendment include:
• Removal of special clause 5.1 reserving funds originally intended as a pre-payment to Ceres Power
• Allocation of additional pre-financing to Solid Power Spa
• Change of project coordinator named by COGEN Europe to Roberto Francia.

Call for proposal

FCH-JU-2011-1
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Coordinator

THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE PROMOTION OF COGENERATION VZW
Address
Rue D'arlon 80
1040 Brussels
Belgium

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Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Hans Korteweg (Mr.)
EU contribution
€ 551 051,09

Participants (28)

BAXI INNOTECH GMBH

Participation ended

Germany
EU contribution
€ 324 980
Address
Ausschlager Elbdeich 127
20539 Hamburg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Michael Braun (Mr.)
BOSCH THERMOTECHNIK GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 2 143 357
Address
Sophienstrasse 30-32
35576 Wetzlar

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Stefanie Felgentreu (Ms.)
BALLARD POWER SYSTEMS EUROPE AS
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 660 000
Address
Majsmarken 1
9500 Hobro

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Per Balslev (Dr.)
ELCORE GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 1 738 109
Address
Bayerwaldstrasse 3
81737 Munchen

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Manfred Stefener (Dr.)
Riesaer Brennstoffzellentechnik GmbH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 730 344
Address
Industriestrasse A 11
01612 Glaubitz

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
André Ackermann (Mr.)
SOLIDPOWER SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 5 688 599
Address
Viale Trento 115/117
38017 Mezzolombardo Tn

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Alberto Ravagni (Dr.)
VAILLANT GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 2 925 070
Address
Berghauser Strasse 40
42859 Remscheid

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Christian Trostmann (Mr.)
DOLOMITI ENERGIA HOLDING SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 30 000
Address
Via Manzoni 24
38068 Rovereto Tn

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Dario Alessandrini (Dr.)
BRITISH GAS TRADING LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 212 391
Address
Millstream Maidenhead Road
SL45GD Windsor

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Adrian Richardson (Mr.)
ELEMENT ENERGY LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 419 269
Address
Suite 1 Bishop Bateman Court Thompson's Lane
CB5 8AQ Cambridge

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Kate Harland (Ms.)
ENGIE
France
EU contribution
€ 306 840
Address
1 Place Samuel De Champlain
92400 Courbevoie

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Stephane Hody (Mr.)
ITHO DAALDEROP GROUP BV

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Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 9 585
Address
Lingewei 2
4004 LL Tiel
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Wim B. Verbeek (Mr.)
HYDROGEN, FUEL CELLS AND ELECTRO-MOBILITY IN EUROPEAN REGIONS
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 84 934
Address
Avenue Des Arts 3-4-5
1210 Brussels

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Other
Administrative Contact
Marieke Reijalt (Ms.)
IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 127 000
Address
South Kensington Campus Exhibition Road
SW7 2AZ London

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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Shaun Power (Mr.)
RAZVOJNI CENTER ZA VODIKOVE TEHNOLOGIJE
Slovenia
EU contribution
€ 20 333
Address
Retece 4
4220 Skofja Loka

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Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Gasper Benedik (Mr.)
PARCO SCIENTIFICO TECNOLOGICO PER LAMBIENTE ENVIRONMENT PARK TORINO SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 48 750
Address
Galleria San Federico 54 Co Finpiemonte
10100 Torino

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Alessandro Graizzaro (Dr.)
POLITECNICO DI TORINO
Italy
EU contribution
€ 115 701
Address
Corso Duca Degli Abruzzi 24
10129 Torino

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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Massimo Santarelli (Prof.)
DBI - GASTECHNOLOGISCHES INSTITUT GGMBH FREIBERG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 460 805
Address
Halsbrucker Starsse 34
09599 Freiberg

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Administrative Contact
Bert Otto (Mr.)
THE ENERGY SAVING TRUST LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 69 261
Address
30 North Colonnade Canary Wharf
E14 5GP London

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Other
Administrative Contact
Jaryn Bradford (Mr.)
GASWARME-INSTITUT ESSEN EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 449 173
Address
Hafenstrasse 101
45356 Essen

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Other
Administrative Contact
Frank Burmeister (Mr.)
DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 176 660
Address
Anker Engelundsvej 1 Bygning 101 A
2800 Kgs Lyngby

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Administrative Contact
Eva Ravn Nielsen (Dr.)
EIFER EUROPAISCHES INSTITUT FUR ENERGIEFORSCHUNG EDF KIT EWIV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 94 510
Address
Emmy Noether Strasse 11
76131 Karlsruhe

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Administrative Contact
Ute Karl (Prof.)
DONG ENERGY WIND POWER HOLDING AS
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 2 915
Address
Kraftvaerksvej 53
7000 Fredericia

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Aksel Hauge Pedersen (Mr.)
HEXIS AG
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 2 581 999,49
Address
Zum Park 5
8404 Winterthur

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Rolf Clemens (Mr.)
DONG ENERGY OIL & GAS AS
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 40 285
Address
Kraftvaerksvej 53
7000 Frederica

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Administrative Contact
Aksel Hauge Pedersen
SENERTEC KRAFT-WARME ENERGIESYSTEMEGMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 2 859 834
Address
Carl Zeiss Strasse 18
97424 Schweinfurt

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Administrative Contact
Maja Wulf
VIESSMANN WERKE GMBH & CO KG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 2 438 204
Address
Viessmannstrasse 1
35108 Allendorf

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Volker Nerlich (Mr.)
CERES POWER LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 597 209,19
Address
Foundry Lane Viking House
RH13 5PX Horsham

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Paul Cullen (Mr.)