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Title Novel building Integration Designs for increased Efficiencies in Advanced Climatically Tunable Renewable Energy Systems
Description in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 2030, compared to 1990 and at least 27% of renewable energy in EU.
Organisation POWER CAPITAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LTD
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - IDEAS (Novel building Integration Designs for increased Efficiencies in Advanced Climatically Tunable Renewable Energy Systems) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 1 - IDEAS (Novel building Integration Designs for increased Efficiencies in Advanced Climatically Tunable Renewable Energy Systems)
 Multi-criteria RES/storage planning tool Result description renewable energy, available energy storages and possible exchanges with the power grid.
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Title Unleashing the potential of Crowdfunding for Financing Renewable Energy Projects
Description We are currently seeing a deceleration of renewable energy growth in Europe. This is partly attributed to the challenges for financing renewable energy projects.
Organisation RENEWABLE ENERGY GENERATION LIMITED
 Periodic Reporting for period 2 - CrowdFundRES (Unleashing the potential of Crowdfunding for Financing Renewable Energy Projects) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 2 - CrowdFundRES (Unleashing the potential of Crowdfunding for Financing Renewable Energy Projects) Result description We are currently seeing a deceleration of renewable energy growth in Europe. This is partly attributed to the challenges for financing renewable energy projects.
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Title Integrated Modular Power Conversion for Renewable Energy Systems with Storage
Description The research proposal addresses the challenges of optimum architecture, power production and operation for distributed renewable energy systems with storage.
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - IMPRESS (Integrated Modular Power Conversion for Renewable Energy Systems with Storage) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 1 - IMPRESS (Integrated Modular Power Conversion for Renewable Energy Systems with Storage) Result description The European Union’s (EU) renewable energy directive requires that at least 32% of its total energy needs must be supplied using renewables by 2030.
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Title Innovative controls for renewable sources Integration into smart energy systems
Description The continuous increase of the share of renewable energy sources is redefining the electrical networks.
 Periodic Reporting for period 2 - INCITE (Innovative controls for renewable sources Integration into smart energy systems) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 2 - INCITE (Innovative controls for renewable sources Integration into smart energy systems) Result description The continuous increase of the share of renewable energy sources is redefining the electrical networks.
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Title Marine Renewable Energy Research Infrastructure
Description The objective of MARINERG-i is to become the leading internationally distributed infrastructure in the Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) sector.
Organisation THE EUROPEAN MARINE ENERGY CENTRE LIMITED
 Periodic Reporting for period 2 - MARINERGI (Marine Renewable Energy Research Infrastructure) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 2 - MARINERGI (Marine Renewable Energy Research Infrastructure) Result description The world is transitioning to more sustainable energy sources and Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) can make a significant contribution to the renewable energy mix in Europe and globally.
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Title PLANNING AND ENGAGEMENT ARENAS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY LANDSCAPES
Description Via secondments, staff exchange and collaborative inquiry, the project will investigate how to enforce renewable energy best practice to contribute to the Energy Challenge.
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - PEARLS (PLANNING AND ENGAGEMENT ARENAS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY LANDSCAPES) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 1 - PEARLS (PLANNING AND ENGAGEMENT ARENAS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY LANDSCAPES) Result description Renewable energy and energy behaviour are the two points of energy policy that underpin the Social Science approach to bringing change to...
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Title Control of Large-scale Stochastic Hybrid Systems for Stability of Power Grid with Renewable Energy
Description Addressing the questions formulated in this proposal will bring the EU closer to its ambitious renewable energy goals.
 Periodic Reporting for period 4 - CONENE (Control of Large-scale Stochastic Hybrid Systems for Stability of Power Grid with Renewable Energy) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 4 - CONENE (Control of Large-scale Stochastic Hybrid Systems for Stability of Power Grid with Renewable Energy) Result description Issue: The problem being addressed is safe and efficient integration of renewable sources of energy in the power grid.
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Title FOSTERING SOCIALLY INNOVATIVE AND INCLUSIVE STRATEGIES FOR EMPOWERING CITIZENS IN THE RENEWABLE ENERGY MARKET OF THE FUTURE
Description Realising an accelerated expansion of renewable energy will require a switch from centralised to decentralised energy production and greater social participation, together known as energy democracy.
 Demand-side management and renewable energy business models for energy transition A systematic review Result title Demand-side management and renewable energy business models for energy transition A systematic review
 Guidelines successful social innovations in the energy sector Result description organisational and financial strategies for the renewable energy sector task 23
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Title Developing Cryogenic Energy Storage at Refrigerated Warehouses as an Interactive Hub to Integrate Renewable Energy in Industrial Food Refrigeration and to Enhance PowerGrid Sustainability
Description By employing Renewable Energy Sources (RES) to liquefy and store cryogens, CryoHub will balance the power grid, while meeting the cooling demand of a refrigerated food warehouse and recovering the waste
 Energy mapping of large refrigerated warehouses co-located with renewable energy sources across Europe Result title Energy mapping of large refrigerated warehouses co-located with renewable energy sources across Europe
 Energy profile report for EU member states Result description Report with analysis of EU member states’ energy supply profiles and carbon footprints; installed renewable energy supply and capacity and renewable energy economic, regulatory and policy drivers
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Title Setting up Qualification and Continuing Education and Training Scheme for Middle and Senior Level Professionals on Energy Efficiency and Use of Renewable Energy Sources in Buildings
Description The project will establish necessary resources and prepare technical, organizational and financial conditions for training and re-training on energy efficiency and use of renewable energy sources for middle
Organisation SEVEN, THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY CENTER Z.U.
 Periodic Reporting for period 2 - ingREeS (Setting up Qualification and Continuing Education and Training Scheme for Middle and Senior Level Professionals on Energy Efficiency and Use of Renewable Energy Sources in Buildings) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 2 - ingREeS (Setting up Qualification and Continuing Education and Training Scheme for Middle and Senior Level Professionals on Energy Efficiency and Use of Renewable Energy
 First round of education and training programmes Result description share of renewable energy sources in the energy mix of buildings.
 Training courses for targeted professionals Result description share of renewable energy sources in the energy mix of buildings.
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Title Developing and implementing financial instruments for the mobilisation of investments in renewable energy in the agrarian sector
Description On-farm Renewable Energy Systems (RES) can provide agrarian communities with an extra source of stable income, while guaranteeing long term clean energy supply for society.
 Periodic Reporting for period 2 - RESFARM (Developing and implementing financial instruments for the mobilisation of investments in renewable energy in the agrarian sector) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 2 - RESFARM (Developing and implementing financial instruments for the mobilisation of investments in renewable energy in the agrarian sector)
 Platform constitution and agreement Result description Spanish Renewable Energy Financing Platform constitution and members´ agreement document.
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Title Enable Ancillary Services bY Renewable Energy Sources
Description The growing penetration of converter-interfaced (thus inertia-less) Distributed Renewable Energy Sources (DRES) will eventually replace dispatchable SGs and increase power volatility, causing large frequency
 Identifying Security Challenges in Renewable Energy Systems - A Wind Turbine Case Study Result title Identifying Security Challenges in Renewable Energy Systems - A Wind Turbine Case Study
 Periodic Reporting for period 2 - EASY-RES (Enable Ancillary Services bY Renewable Energy Sources) Result description EASY-RES is an EU Horizon 2020 research project that will enable Distributed Renewable Energy Sources (DRES) exhibit new functionalities similar to those of conventional synchronous generators (SG), but
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Title Risk Based Consenting of Offshore Renewable Energy Projects
Description The consenting of offshore renewable energy is often cited as one of the main non-technical barriers to the development of this sector.
 Report of the stakeholders workshop on marine renewable energy licensing Result title Report of the stakeholders workshop on marine renewable energy licensing Result description Report on marine renewable energy licensing published on website.
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Title enabling Consumers to Learn about, Engage with, Adopt and regulate Renewable energy technologies 2.0
Description "CLEAR 2.0 - enabling Consumers to be Engage with and Adopt Renewable energy technologies. 2.0- is a new project that builds on the learning of an EU funded project IEE13-588 CLEAR.
 Periodic Reporting for period 2 - CLEAR 2.0 (enabling Consumers to Learn about, Engage with, Adopt and regulate Renewable energy technologies 2.0) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 2 - CLEAR 2.0 (enabling Consumers to Learn about, Engage with, Adopt and regulate Renewable energy technologies 2.0) Result description The successful story of the first EU funded CLEAR project (IEE 13-588) – enabling Consumers to Learn about, Engage with and Adopt Renewable energy technologies - will continue from September 2017 with
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Title MeRIT - Maximising Renewable Energy Integration
Description The Energy Research Centre, University College Dublin - Energy Institute, is also partnering and assist in renewable integration expertise and system modelling.
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - MeRIT (MeRIT - Maximising Renewable Energy Integration) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 1 - MeRIT (MeRIT - Maximising Renewable Energy Integration) Result description The overall objective of the MeRIT project is the commercialization of a unique Hybrid Energy Storage System that ‘maximizes renewable energy integration’ of wind and solar generation plant by enabling
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Title Best practices and implementation of innovative business models for Renewable Energy aggregatorS
Description There is a strong need for innovative business models for Renewable Energy Source (RES) electricity generation in the long and mid-term because support schemes will fade out in the long term pushing renewables
Organisation GOOD ENERGY LIMITED
 D2.1 Existing business models for renewable energy aggregators Result title D2.1 Existing business models for renewable energy aggregators Result description Task 2.1 - Description of existing European business models (BMs) for renewable energy (RE) aggregation within and outside the consortium.
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Title Smart Renewable Energy Manager for the Industrial Prosumer Market
Description The progressive reduction in price of renewable energy and energy storage due to technology innovation and production enhancements is revolutionising the energy sector by turning the traditional centralised
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - SREM (Smart Renewable Energy Manager for the Industrial Prosumer Market) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 1 - SREM (Smart Renewable Energy Manager for the Industrial Prosumer Market) Result description The reduction in price of renewable energy and energy storage is revolutionizing the energy sector by turning the traditional centralized power system into a new decentralized one.
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Title Commercial introduction of the first Airborne Wind Energy system: Renewable energy at costs below fully depreciated coal fired power plants
Description The need for a low cost, low capital investment renewable energy technology is evident.
 Periodic Reporting for period 4 - AMPYXAP3 (Commercial introduction of the first Airborne Wind Energy system: Renewable energy at costs below fully depreciated coal fired power plants) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 4 - AMPYXAP3 (Commercial introduction of the first Airborne Wind Energy system: Renewable energy at costs below fully depreciated coal fired power plants) Result description The implementation of renewable energy such as sun...
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Title Auctions for Renewable Energy Support: Effective use and efficient implementation options
Description Auctions, as a competitive and market-based mechanism, are on the verge of becoming a prevailing feature in support policies for renewable energy in Europe.
Organisation GUIDEHOUSE ENERGY GERMANY GMBH
 Appropriate design of auctions for renewable energy support – Prequalifications and penalties Result title Appropriate design of auctions for renewable energy support – Prequalifications and penalties
 Periodic Reporting for period 2 - AURES (Auctions for Renewable Energy Support: Effective use and efficient implementation options) Result description Auctions, as a competitive and market-based mechanism to allocate support for renewable energy sources (RES), are becoming a prevailing feature in energy policy across Europe.
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Title Concerted Action supporting the transposition and implementation of Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (RES Directive)
Description The Concerted Action will support the implementation of the renewable energy directive 2009/28/EC.
Organisation CENTRE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES AND SAVING FONDATION (CRES)
 Periodic Reporting for period 2 - CA-RES3 (Concerted Action supporting the transposition and implementation of Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (RES Directive)) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 2 - CA-RES3 (Concerted Action supporting the transposition and implementation of Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (RES Directive
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Title Next Generation Modelling and Forecasting of Variable Renewable Generation for Large-scale Integration in Energy Systems and Markets
Description For that, it concentrates on a number of disruptive proposals to support ambitious objectives for the future of renewable energy forecasting.
Organisation ENERGY & METEO SYSTEMS GMBH
 Towards Data Markets in Renewable Energy Forecasting Result title Towards Data Markets in Renewable Energy Forecasting
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - Smart4RES (Next Generation Modelling and Forecasting of Variable Renewable Generation for Large-scale Integration in Energy Systems and Markets) Result description Forecasting renewable energy production is a mature discipline, but forecasting errors are still significant, in particular in challenging weather conditions.
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Title REnewable COGeneration and storage techNologies IntegraTIon for energy autONomous buildings
Description Today, there are still several R&D barriers, and user-acceptance-related challenges that hinder the smooth integration and proliferation of multiple Renewable Energy Technologies (RETs) in buildings.
Organisation ENERGY@WORK SOCIETA' COOPERATIVA A R.L. (E@W)
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - RE-COGNITION (REnewable COGeneration and storage techNologies IntegraTIon for energy autONomous buildings) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 1 - RE-COGNITION (REnewable COGeneration and storage techNologies IntegraTIon for energy autONomous buildings)
 Optimized Latent-Heat based Thermal Energy Storage technology v1 Result description Success Criteria: the thermal energy storage should achieve low solidification and melting times with high energy density.
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Title Development of screw anchors for floating Marine Renewable Energy system arrays incorporating anchor sharing
Description It will improve competitiveness and leadership of EU on the renewable energy market.
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - SAFS (Development of screw anchors for floating Marine Renewable Energy system arrays incorporating anchor sharing) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 1 - SAFS (Development of screw anchors for floating Marine Renewable Energy system arrays incorporating anchor sharing) Result description The EU has set up ambitious objectives to increase the renewable energy production in the Union to reduce its global environmental impact and ensures it energy independence.
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Title Stimuli-Responsive Two-Dimensional Materials for Renewable Energy
Description The proposed research will have a significant impact on target areas of EU energy policy, i.e. the 2030 Energy Strategy and Horizon 2020 research programme: namely the 27% of energy consumption from renewable
 Periodic Reporting for period 2 - 2DMAT4ENERGY (Stimuli-Responsive Two-Dimensional Materials for Renewable Energy) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 2 - 2DMAT4ENERGY (Stimuli-Responsive Two-Dimensional Materials for Renewable Energy) Result description This research has been motivated by the ever-increasing need for reliable sources of renewable energy.
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Title A highly scalable grid-scale energy storage system utilising 3rd generation flywheel technology for effective integration of renewable energy.
Description This results in an underutilisation or ineffective use of renewable energy sources.
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - Teraloop ESS (A highly scalable grid-scale energy storage system utilising 3rd generation flywheel technology for effective integration of renewable energy.) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 1 - Teraloop ESS (A highly scalable grid-scale energy storage system utilising 3rd generation flywheel technology for effective integration of renewable energy.) Result description Following 200 years of electrical innovation since Faraday, it remains easier to balance energy supply using fossil-fuel generation, than to store a surplus from renewable sources.
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Title Self Consumption Of Renewable Energy by hybrid Storage systems
Description SCORES optimizes self-consumption of renewable energy and defers investments in the energy grid.
 SCORES Project - Self Consumption Of Renewable Energy By Hybrid Storage Systems Result title SCORES Project - Self Consumption Of Renewable Energy By Hybrid Storage Systems
 SCORES Project - Self Consumption Of Renewable Energy By Hybrid Storage Systems Result title SCORES Project - Self Consumption Of Renewable Energy By Hybrid Storage Systems
 Periodic Reporting for period 2 - SCORES (Self Consumption Of Renewable Energy by hybrid Storage systems) Result description SCORES will combine and optimize the multi-energy generation, storage and consumption of local renewable energy (electricity and heat) and grid supply, bringing new sources of flexibility to the grid,
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Title A scalable and sustainable grid-scale energy storage system utilising 3rd generation flywheel technology for effective integration of renewable energy.
Description This results in an underutilisation or ineffective use of renewable energy sources.
 Periodic Reporting for period 2 - Teraloop EES (A scalable and sustainable grid-scale energy storage system utilising 3rd generation flywheel technology for effective integration of renewable energy.) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 2 - Teraloop EES (A scalable and sustainable grid-scale energy storage system utilising 3rd generation flywheel technology for effective integration of renewable energy.) Result description Following 200 years of electrical innovation since Faraday, it remains easier to balance energy supply using fossil-fuel generation than to store a surplus from renewable sources and to manage an energy
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Title Multi-sectoral approaches to Innovative Skills Training for Renewable energy And sociaL acceptance
Description Europe is at the beginning of a major transition to a low carbon economy and is experiencing substantial growth in the expansion of renewable energy generating capacity.
Organisation THE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY AUTHORITY OF IRELAND
 Analysing the potential of citizen-financed community renewable energy to drive Europe's low-carbon energy transition Result title Analysing the potential of citizen-financed community renewable energy to drive Europe's low-carbon energy transition
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - MISTRAL (Multi-sectoral approaches to Innovative Skills Training for Renewable energy And sociaL acceptance) Result description We are at the beginning of a global transition to a low carbon economy that will fundamentally change society’s relationship with energy and result in major shifts in economic, social and technological
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Title Shifting political power: the nature and consequences of distributed renewable energy transitions
Description Global energy transitions are progressing rapidly. Over half of new generation capacity in 2014 came from renewable energy.
 Periodic Reporting for period 1 - POWERSHIFTS (Shifting political power: the nature and consequences of distributed renewable energy transitions) Result title Periodic Reporting for period 1 - POWERSHIFTS (Shifting political power: the nature and consequences of distributed renewable energy transitions) Result description Decentralisation of energy is progressing rapidly. However, shifting ownership of energy is highly political.
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Title Renewable fuel trade and social land-use restrictions in a low-carbon energy system
Description We aim at better understanding how the spatial configuration of renewables in low-carbon energy systems is affected by these drivers and develop a cutting-edge, open-source global renewable energy model
 A new perspective on global renewable energy systems: why trade in energy carriers matters Result title A new perspective on global renewable energy systems: why trade in energy carriers matters
 Periodic Reporting for period 2 - reFUEL (Going global? Renewable fuel trade and social land-use restrictions in a low-carbon energy system) Result description The global transition to a low-carbon energy system can be achieved under various socio-techno-economic pathways.