Energy generation

technically correct: primary energy conversion. Deals with various renewable methods of energy conversion such as photovoltaic, solar thermal, geothermal, wind and waterpower; but also non-renewable sources such as coal, gas and oil and nuclear.

Innovation: Review, Analysis & Report of Practices at EU & Greece on Petroleum Waste & Residues’ Management

Last update: 14.02.2014
Demo
The outcome of the Deliverable titled Review, Analysis & Report of Practices at EU & Greece on Petroleum Waste & Residues’ Management was the mapping of the current situation regarding the PRWO management across Europe. The reporting was included by defining the quantitative and qualitative PRWO characteristics at each member [...]

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Innovation: Optimizing Gasification Of High-Ash Content Coals For Electricity Generation

Last update: 01.11.2013
Pre-Demo
The OPTIMASH project aims to optimize the efficiency and reliability of gasifiers fuelled with high-ash content coals. High Pressure Circulating Fluidized Bed gasifiers are the target technology. The objective of this 4 years project is to develop a pilot gasifier capable of producing a syngas flow at 10 bars suitable [...]

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Innovation: European Biofuels Technology Platform

Last update: 20.09.2013
Demo
The EBTP as a platform consists of companies and stakeholders dedicated to the research, demonstration and market implementation of advanced biofuels (commonly referred to as second or third generation biofuels) but also to the improvement of already commercial biofuel value chains. Policy makers will be supported via fact-based information regarding [...]

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Innovation: European Awareness Raising Campaign For An Environmentally Sustainable Olive Mill Waste Management

Last update: 04.09.2013
Ready to use
The primary goal of the project LIFE Olèico + has been to raise the awareness among the olive industry operators of the environmental concern caused by the careless disposal of the olive waste, inducing them to adopt economic and environmental sustainable technologies. Although the project did not foreseen a direct [...]

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Innovation: CIVITAS ELAN - Cleaner and better transport in cities - Mobility solutions

Last update: 13.08.2013
Ready to use
Exploring innovative solutions to the challenges posed by creating a more sustainable urban mobility culture is at the heart of the CIVITAS Initiative. There is no one single recipe for success. In some instances the challenges are technical or logistical, in others extensive citizen engagement is required to really achieve [...]

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Innovation: Stimulating Obtaining Results In Communities In Relation To Energy-Efficiency And Renewables

Last update: 30.07.2013
Ready to use
The two demo neighborhoods have reached their goals despite the headwind market conditions. Some changes in the plans have however been necessary. In Apeldoorn Zuidbroek, the peak boilers are now fired by woodchips, not by the originally planned bio-oil. In Hillerød, some of the support for new-build houses have been [...]

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Innovation: Distribution Networks Modernization Incentives In Pre-Accession Countries

Last update: 17.07.2013
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The main project results fall under three groups: ? Identification of the impact of DG on distribution grids and necessary innovations in distribution grids ? Improvement of regulatory framework ? R&D priorities The first group of measures consists of identification of technical means for modernisation of the grids in order [...]

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