WIP Renewable Energies
BIOPLAT-EU
ETIP PV
PV IMPACT
Upgrade DH
SOCIALRES - EESIP
Collaboration UNIDO, WIP & BEST
SERENDI-PV
EU PVSEC
WIP Renewable Energies
EU Disclaimer
Partner News
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BIOPLAT-EU

The BIOPLAT-EU project is happy to announce the finalization of the webGIS tool which gives initial insights on the viability and sustainability performances of bioenergy value chains on underutilised and contaminated lands in Europe. We invite you to check it out and help us to optimise it by giving your feedback to [email protected]

For more information about the BIOPLAT-EU project please visit our website https://bioplat.eu/

ETIP PV

ETIP PV will present its European Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda for Photovoltaics at the EU PVSEC in September

ETIP PV has developed a Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) which focuses on solar PV technology as a prominent aspect of the EU’s commitments to its clean energy targets and global sustainability goals. The SRIA analyses five interlocking challenges of PV research and innovation, topics broadly encompassed under themes of performance enhancement and cost reduction, manufacturing processes, quality and circularity, integration and double use along with public support and the socio-economic transition.

The SRIA summary is available to download on the ETIP PV website. Comments and suggestions were accepted until 18 June 2021. The extended version of the SRIA will be presented to the PV Community during the EU PVSEC week on 6-10 September 2021.

Highlights of the ETIP PV Conference 2021 ‘Solar PV Big & Beyond - Delivering 2030 climate targets’
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PV IMPACT

Almost 200 experts representing Italian PV research centers, industry and national institutions met on 4 June at the Workshop "PV is the Engine of the Ecological Transition” organized in the framework of the PV IMPACT project. The aim of the workshop was to establish a direct connection between the Implementation Plan of the SET Plan (namely its execution strategy described in the White Paper 'A Strategic Plan for Research and Innovation to Relaunch the Italian Photovoltaic Sector') and the Italian Recovery and Resilience Plan.

After holding two successful matchmaking events in May and June, PV IMPACT is already working on the next virtual matchmaking events with a focus on Agrivoltaics, Floating PV and on Perovskite-silicon tandems in October 2021. Keep an eye on the pvimpact.eu website for more information.

Other news from PV IMPACT: French manufacturer Photowatt keeps working together with the PV IMPACT project for the development and innovation of solar manufacturing in Europe. Take a tour to their Lab Fab facilities and discover how to test and improve your process here. They are accepting applications until October 2021.

Upgrade DH

The Upgrade DH project partners invite you to the final dissemination workshop "Towards efficient district heating and cooling in Europe" taking place on Wednesday, 15 September 2021, online.

This event will be a perfect opportunity to present and discuss project results and achievements: the collection of the best upgrading measures and tools, upgrading processes of concrete DH systems initiated in each of the target countries, replication activities in other European countries and DH systems. In addition, our experience and recommendations for the development or retrofitting of DHC networks will be presented at the event. Finally, in the afternoon, participants will have a chance to (virtually) visit two CHP plants that recently undertook upgrading measures and can serve as inspiration for other DH systems striving to become more efficient.

Take a look at the programme and join the event.

SOCIALRES - EESIP

Enhancing the societal impact of European research activities

We are delighted to introduce the first European Energy Social Innovation Platform. The platform provides an innovative meeting point for experts at national and European level, as well as for key stakeholders such as energy intermediaries and citizens at local level. With well-chosen activities and tools, we are able to build a bridge between experts and citizens. Use the platform to get in direct contact with actors outside your technical network. We make social sciences and humanities a core element of the renewable energy transition.

Are you interested in integrating the EESIP Platform into your project?
Get in touch with us!


Silvia Caneva: [email protected]
Sonja Wilhelm: [email protected]

Collaboration UNIDO, WIP & BEST

Upon request of UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization), WIP Renewable Energies and BEST – Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies have recently authored the Discussion Paper “Establishing Ethanol Industries in Developing Countries – Opportunities and Challenges to achieve inclusive and sustainable industrial development”. The Paper presents the benefits of establishing national ethanol industries in developing countries and covers important aspects of ethanol production and use, deployment strategies, risks and barriers, and recommendations to policy makers.

The Paper served as the basis for an informed discussions during UNIDO’s Expert Group Meeting on Clean Cooking: Potential for bioethanol Industries in High impact Countries (23 - 25 June 2021), which brought together key policy and decision makers from developing countries and relevant stakeholders in the clean cooking sector to identify strategies to achieve universal access to clean energy for cooking and transport via the development of domestic bioethanol industries.

SERENDI-PV

SERENDI-PV Website Launched!

WIP Renewable Energies is the Dissemination & Communication lead for one of the newest projects looking to advance the renewable energy transformation in Europe, called SERENDI-PV. SERENDI-PV is a four-year and 12 million Euro budget project aiming to improve the lifetime, reliability, performance, integration and profitability of PV energy generation. On the website you will find more information about the goals and impacts of the project with access to the latest project’s updates! Visit the website at www.serendipv.eu.

EU PVSEC

Preparations for the EU PVSEC 2021 are in full swing, and the Opening Session will feature renowned speakers from various fields of expertise. Here’s a short outlook on what else to expect.

This year, participants can once again look forward to three inspiring plenary sessions, which will cover the latest research developments in efficiency, sustainability and social acceptance of PV, alongside a deep dive into the PV industry and applications. In addition, there will be four in-depth panel discussions covering the 7 conference topics of the EU PVSEC. The Industry Summit programme is setting focus on the current state of the industry, giving you an idea on how the international PV market is evolving. And various Parallel Events will offer both “softer” PV topics as well as an analysis of specific research fields.
 
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WIP Renewable Energies

The European Commission's Horizon Europe Programme calls for proposals has been published on 24th June 2021 and the first deadlines to submit applications are already in September 2021.

WIP is proud to be involved in Horizon Europe projects for many years to (further) support the global energy transition and work towards a sustainable future with high positive social impact.

We are a reliable partner with a long history of managing research and innovation projects with a distinct expertise in communication and dissemination and organising leading conferences and events in the sector.

Partner up with a young dynamic team with a wide range of expertise and work together with us for a sustainable energy future.

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EU Disclaimer

This Newsletter includes short reports on projects that have received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreements No 818083 (Project: Bioplat-EU). No 727272 (Project: ETIP PV), No 842547 (Project: PV Impact), No 785014 (Project: Upgrade DH), No 837758 (Project: SocialRES), No 19854 (Project: BEST), No 953016 (Project: Serendi-PV). The sole responsibility for the content of contributions related to these projects in this Newsletter lies with the authors. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the European Union. Neither the EASME/INEA nor the European Commission are responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.

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