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Small hydro action for the promotion of efficient solutions

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 38539

  • Start date

    1 December 2007

  • End date

    30 November 2009

Funded under:

FP6-SUSTDEV

  • Overall budget:

    € 833 299

  • EU contribution

    € 749 969

Coordinated by:

EUROPEAN SMALL HYDROPOWER ASSOCIATION

Belgium

Objective

The overall objective of SHAPES is to facilitate and strengthen the co-operation between EU Small Hydropower (SHP) Research and Market actors, with the overall objective of streamlining future research & development and promote R&D results in order to enhance penetration of SHP and know-how with the EU and on new markets in developing countries. The SHAPES action is highly relevant with the aim of undertaking RD&D evaluation and coordination on the Small Hydropower sector, exploring synergies and common R&D areas of Small hydropower with other renewable energies technologies, creating a strong communication network among major European research actors for preparing the ground for a possible future Research Infrastructure within FP7 and enhancing the educational base of small hydropower specialists.

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Coordinator

EUROPEAN SMALL HYDROPOWER ASSOCIATION

Address

26, Rue Du TrÔNe
Brussels

Belgium

Participants (9)

ACCIONA ENERGIA S.A.

DULAS LTD

United Kingdom

FONDATION DU LABORATOIRE DE MINI-HYDRAULIQUE DE MONTCHERAND, SWITZERLAND

Switzerland

INSTITUTE OF WATER MANAGEMENT, HYDROLOGY AND HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES, VIENNA

Austria

INSTYTUT MASZYN PRZEPLYWOWYCH IM. ROBERTA SZEWALSKIEGO POLSKIEJ AKADEMII NAUK

Poland

LITHUANIAN UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTUREWATER MANAGEMENT FACULTY

Lithuania

STUDIO FROSIO - STUDIO ASSOCIATO DI INGEGNERIA

Italy

THE ENERGY AND RESOURCES INSTITUTE

India

WASSER TIROL WASSERDIENSTLEISTUNGS-GMBH

Austria

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 38539

  • Start date

    1 December 2007

  • End date

    30 November 2009

Funded under:

FP6-SUSTDEV

  • Overall budget:

    € 833 299

  • EU contribution

    € 749 969

Coordinated by:

EUROPEAN SMALL HYDROPOWER ASSOCIATION

Belgium