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PLUG-N-play passive and active multi-modal energy HARVESTing systems, circular economy by design, with high replicability for Self-sufficient Districts Near-Zero Buildings

Objective

Conventional Retrofitting (CR) can result in high energy use reductions at the expense of high installation costs and, usually, without being able to directly perform harvesting from Renewable Energy Sources (RES). Building Automation (BA) systems, as compared to CR, can result in medium energy use reductions and in low or medium harvesting from RES at the expense of medium installation costs and medium operational costs. Recently, the concept of Adaptable/Dynamic Building Envelopes (ADBE) - such as Multifunctional Façade Modules - has been proposed towards overcoming many of the shortcomings of CR and BA. ADBE systems can result in high energy use reductions and high harvesting from RES at the expense of medium-to-high installation costs and medium operational costs. The main strategic goal of the PLUG-N-HARVEST proposal is to design, develop, demonstrate and exploit a new modular, plug-n-play concept/product for ADBE - deployable to both residential and non-residential buildings - which is able to provide high (maximum possible) energy use reductions and high (maximum possible) energy harvesting from RES both at the single-building and the district scale while requiring medium-to-low installation costs and almost-zero operational costs. Moreover, by appropriately exploiting its attributes, the PLUG-N-HARVEST system will be designed and implemented considering circular economy principles, which will allow implementing new business models based on leasing and renting modes and, by this, leaving the door open to massive implementations. Four different multi-building Pilots – in Germany, Spain, Greece and the U.K. - will be used for demonstrating the use of the integrated PLUG-N-HARVEST system in full-scale, on a 24/7 basis and for a long period. The Pilots involve buildings with all different kinds of energetic, thermal and occupants' interactions, home occupants of highly diverse behaviour and background and include both residential and non-residential buildings.

Call for proposal

H2020-EEB-2016-2017

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Sub call

H2020-EEB-2017

Coordinator

ETHNIKO KENTRO EREVNAS KAI TECHNOLOGIKIS ANAPTYXIS
Net EU contribution
€ 1 225 026,78
Address
Charilaou Thermi Road 6 Km
57001 Thermi Thessaloniki
Greece

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Θεσσαλονίκη Κεντρική Μακεδονία Βόρεια Ελλάδα
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 1 225 026,78

Participants (13)

RHEINISCH-WESTFAELISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE AACHEN
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 1 225 724,00
Address
Templergraben 55
52062 Aachen

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Region
Nordrhein-Westfalen Köln Städteregion Aachen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 1 225 724,00
CARDIFF UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 445 222,00
Address
Newport Road 30 36
CF24 0DE Cardiff

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Region
Wales East Wales Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 445 222,00
ALOUMYL, BIOMICHANIA ALOUMINIOY ANONIMI ETAIRIA
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 127 801,31
Address
Kilkis Industrial Area
61100 Kilkis

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Region
Κιλκίς Κεντρική Μακεδονία Βόρεια Ελλάδα
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 127 801,31
SISTEMES AVANCATS D ENERGIA SOLAR TERMICA SCCL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 423 150,00
Address
Calle Roger De Lluria 29 3r 2e
08009 Barcelona

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Este Cataluña Barcelona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 423 150,00
ODIN SOLUTIONS SOCIEDAD LIMITADA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 341 468,75
Address
Calle Peru 5, Num. 5, Planta 3, Puerta 5, Poligono L Oeste-edifiicio Forum
30820 Alcantarilla Murcia

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Región de Murcia Murcia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 341 468,75
SIEMENS SRL
Romania
Net EU contribution
€ 191 625,00
Address
Bdul Preciziei 24 Imobil H3 Etaj 3-5 Sector 6
062204 Bucuresti

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Region
Macroregiunea Trei Bucureşti-Ilfov Bucureşti
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 191 625,00
ETRA INVESTIGACION Y DESARROLLO SA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 401 625,00
Address
Calle Tres Forques 147
46014 Valencia

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Region
Este Comunitat Valenciana Valencia/València
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 401 625,00
ENERGY TRANSITIONS LIMITED
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 297 164,88
Address
Conquer Hall Hen-domen
SY15 6HA Montgomery

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Wales East Wales Powys
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 297 164,88
ECO INTELLIGENT GROWTH, SL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 190 312,50
Address
Amposta, 14-18 Pb 2
08174 Sant Cugat Del Valles

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Este Cataluña Barcelona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 190 312,50
AGENCIA DE L'HABITATGE DE CATALUNYA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 414 427,28
Address
Calle De La Diputacio 92
08015 Barcelona

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Region
Este Cataluña Barcelona
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 414 427,28
PERIFEREIA DYTIKHS MAKEDONIAS
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 304 343,75
Address
Zep Area
501 00 Kozani

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Region
Γρεβενά Δυτική Μακεδονία Βόρεια Ελλάδα
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 304 343,75
COUNTY COUNCIL OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF CARDIFF
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 356 750,00
Address
County Hall Atlantic Wharf
CF10 4UW Cardiff

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Region
Wales East Wales Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 356 750,00
PICH-AGUILERA ARQUITECTOS SL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 48 825,00
Address
Calle Avila 138 4 1
08018 Barcelona

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Este Cataluña Barcelona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 48 825,00