Projects

WIP Renewable Energies is a renowned partner in international collaborative projects bringing innovative renewable energy technologies and services closer to the market. The energy transition requires innovative technical and non-technical approaches to accelerate progress towards a sustainable energy society. We take up and advance these ideas, together with our partners. Jointly, we develop strategies and projects to contribute to the required changes in the current energy system.

The services provided to our project partners range from scientific contributions, market uptake activities, proposal development to project management and targeted communication, dissemination and exploitation activities.

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  • 5MW Off-Shore WEC

    5MW Wind Energy Converter for Off-Shore Application Duration: 2001 - 2006 ● Client: European Commission (FP5) ● WIP Expertise: Research and Innovation An read more

  • 7MW-WEC-by-11

    Pilot Demonstration of Eleven 7MW-Class WEC at Estinnes in Belgium Duration: 2001 - 2006 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Expertise: Research read more

  • ADIRA

    Autonomous Desalination Systems for sea and brackish water in rural areas with renewable energies Duration: 2003 – 2008 ● Client: European Commission read more

  • ADU-RES

    Co-ordination Action for Autonomous Desalination Units based on Renewable Energy Systems Duration: 2004 – 2006 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) read more

  • BABET-REAL5

    New Technology and Strategy for a Large and Sustainable Deployment of Second Generation Biofuel in Rural Areas Duration: 2016 – 2020 ● Client: European read more

  • BEST

    Bioethanol for Sustainable Transport Duration: 2006 – 2009 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) ● WIP Expertise: Research and Innovation ● www.best-europe.org The read more

  • BestRES

    Best practices and implementation go innovative business models for renewable energy aggregators Duration: 2016 – 2019 ● Client: European Commission read more

  • BiG>East

    Promoting Biogas Production and Use in Eastern Europeors Duration: 2007 – 2010 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Coordination, read more

  • Bin2Grid

    Turning unexploited food waste into biomethane for local filling station networks Duration: 2015 - 2017 ● Client: European Commission (H2020) ● WIP read more

  • Bio-Sol-ESCo

    Biomass and solar heat contracting in public and private buildings Duration: 2008 – 2011 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Financing, read more

  • Biofuel Certification

    Technical assistance for certification aspects related to the promotion of the use of biofuels in the European Union Duration: 2007 ● Client: European read more

  • Biofuel Marketplace

    Web-based Biofuel Marketplace for supporting the e-Commerce of Biofuel Products and Technologies Duration: 2006 – 2007 ● Client: European Commission read more

  • BiogasHeat

    Development of Sustainable Heat Markets for Biogas Plants Duration: 2012 - 2015 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Market uptake read more

  • BiogasIN

    Sustainable Biogas Market Development in Central and Eastern Europe Duration: 2010 – 2013 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Financing, read more

  • BIOLYFE

    Demonstrating large-scale bioethanol production from lignocellulosic feedstocks Duration: 2010 – 2013 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP read more

  • BioREFINE-2G

    Development of 2nd Generation Biorefineries Production of Dicarboxylic Acids and Bio-based Polymers Derived Thereof Duration: 2013-2017 ● Client: European read more

  • BIOREFLY

    2,000 ton/y industrial scale demonstration biorefinery on lignin-bases aviation fuel Duration: 2015 – 2018 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● read more

  • BioRegions

    Regional Networks for the development of a Sustainable Market for Bioenergy in Europe Duration: 2010 – 2013 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● read more

  • BioStep

    Promoting stakeholder engagement and public awareness for a participative governance of the European bioeconomy Duration: 2015 – 2018 ● Client: European read more

  • BioTop

    Biofuels Assessment on Technical Opportunities and Research Needs for Latin America Duration: 2008 – 2010 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● read more

  • BioTrade2020plus

    Supporting a Sustainable European Bioenergy Trade Strategy Duration: 2014 - 2016 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Market uptake, read more

  • BIOTURBINE

    Opportunities for biofuel-burning Microturbines in the European decentalised-generation Market Duration: 2003 – 2004 ● Client: European Commission read more

  • BioVill

    Bioenergy Villages (BioVill) – Increasing the Market Uptake of Sustainable Bioenergy Duration: 2016 - 2019 ● Client: European Commission (H2020) ● read more

  • BIST

    Building Integration of Solar Technology Duration: 1998 – 2001 ● WIP Expertise: Research and Innovation A consortium around WIP installed and operated read more

  • Carbon Labelling

    A European Pilot Initiative on Labelling Biodiesel and Fuel Efficiency Duration: 2006 – 2008 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: read more

  • CEPH

    Certified European Passive House Designer Duration: 2008 – 2011 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Coordination, Market uptake read more

  • CO-POWER

    Community power: enabling legislation to increase community ownership for RES projects across Europe Duration: 2013 - 2016 ● Client: European Commission read more

  • Coloured PV Façade

    Duration: 1999 – 2000 ● Client: European Commission (FP5) ● WIP Expertise: Research and Innovation The Czech Republics first grid-connected PV system read more

  • COMPETE

    Competence Platform on Energy Crop and Agroforestry Systems for Arid and Semi-arid Ecosystems- Africa Duration: 2007 – 2009 ● Client: European Commission read more

  • CoolHeating

    Market uptake of small modular renewable district heating & cooling grids for communities Duration: 2016 – 2018 ● Client: European Commission read more

  • Core-Jet Fuel

    Coordinating research and innovation of sustainable jet and aviation fuels Duration: 2013 - 2016 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Expertise: read more

  • CrowdFundRES

    Unleashing the potential of Crowdfunding for Financing Renewable Energy Projects Duration: 2015 – 2018 ● Client: European Commission (H2020) ● WIP read more

  • Dem4BIPV

    Development of innovative educational material for building-integrated photovoltaics Duration: 2015 – 2018 ● Client: European Commission (Erasmus+) read more

  • E4C

    Energy4Cohesion Duration: 2006 – 2008 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Coordination, Financing, Policy development ● www.e4c.org The read more

  • EARTH

    Training Courses on Heating with Renewable Energies (Solar, Heat pump, Biomass) for Installers Duration: 2005 – 2006 ● Client: European Commission read more

  • Energy Union

    The European Intelligent Energy Tours Duration: 2008 – 2011 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Coordination, Market uptake ● read more

  • ETIP PV – SEC

    Support to all stakeholders from the Photovoltaic sector and related sectors to contribute to the SET-Plan. Duration: 2016 – 2018 ● Client: European read more

  • FORBIO

    Fostering Sustainable Feedstock Production for Advanced Biofuels on underutilised land in Europe Duration: 2016-2018 ● Client: European Commission (H2020) read more

  • Global-Bio-Pact

    Global Assessment of Biomass and Bioproduct Impacts on Socio-economics and Sustainability Duration: 2010 – 2013 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) read more

  • GridTech

    New transmission technologies enabling a clean, efficient and secure electricity system Duration: 2012 – 2015 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) read more

  • HY-PA

    Euro-Mediterranean Renewable Energy Partnership Duration: 2005 – 2006 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) ● WIP Expertise: Coordination, Policy read more

  • HYDROACTION

    Advanced Optimization Procedure for the Design of Small Hydro Turbines.Assessment and Validation through Web Testing. Duration: 2008 – 2011 ● Client: read more

  • HYRESS

    Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems for Supplying of Services in Rural Settlements of Mediterranean Partner Countries Duration: 2006 – 2009 ● Client: read more

  • IndustRE

    Innovative Business Models for Market Uptake of Renewable Electricity unlocking the potential for flexibility in the Industrial Electricity Use Duration: read more

  • Install + RES

    Training courses for installers of small-scale renewable energy systems in buildings Duration: 2010 – 2013 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● read more

  • INVESTIRE

    Facilitating energy storage to allow high penetration of intermittent renewable energy Duration: 2001 – 2003 ● Client: European Commission (FP5) ● read more

  • IREHC

    Innovative Policies and Markets for the Deployment of Renewable Energies for Heating and Cooling in the Residential Sector Duration: 2009 – 2010 ● read more

  • K4RES-H

    Key Issues for Renewable Heat in Europe Duration: 2005 – 2007 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Market uptake In recent years, read more

  • LAMNET

    Latin America Thematic Network on Bioenergy Duration: 2002 – 2004 ● Client: European Commission (FP5) ● WIP Expertise: Coordination, Policy development, read more

  • Mali Biofuels

    Mainstreaming Sustainability in the Biofuels Sector in Mali Duration: 2009 – 2012 ● Client: Global Sustainable Biomass Fund ● WIP Expertise: Policy read more

  • MEDIRAS

    Membrane Distillation in Remote Areas Duration: 2008 – 2011 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Expertise: Research and Innovation, Communication read more

  • MEDWATER

    Mediterranean Water Policy Duration: 2001 – 2003 ● Client: European Commission (FP5) ● WIP Expertise: Research and Innovation, Communication and read more

  • MIRA

    Mediterranean Innovation and Research Coordination Action Duration: 2008 – 2011 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) ● WIP Expertise: Research and read more

  • MODESAL

    Wind Powered Reverse Osmosis Desalination for Stand-alone Island Operation Duration: 1996 – 1998 ● Client: European Commission (FP4) ● WIP Expertise: read more

  • Namibia Energy

    Duration: 2008 ● Client: GIZ ● WIP Expertise: Policy development The study on “Development Cooperation in the Energy Sector - Namibia” elaborated read more

  • NEMO

    Novel high performance enzymes and micro-organisms for conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to bioethanoleration Duration: 2009 – 2013 ● Client: read more

  • OrPHEuS

    Optimizing Hybrid Energy Grids for Smart Cities Duration: 2013 - 2016 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Expertise: Coordination, Research read more

  • Partners for Africa

    Renewable energy partnerships for poverty eradication and sustainable development in Africa Duration: 2004 – 2005 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) read more

  • Pellets for Europe

    Development and promotion of a transparent European Pellets Market Duration: 2003 – 2005 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Coordination, read more

  • PELLETS@LAS

    Development and promotion of a transparent European Pellets MarketMarket Duration: 2007 – 2009 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: read more

  • ProDes

    Promotion of Renewable Energy for Water production through Desalination Duration: 2008 – 2010 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: read more

  • PV Catapult

    European Collaboration for identification of PV research and markets opportunities, Socio-economics, studies, performance assessment and dissemination read more

  • PV Employment

    The role of the European PV industry for the Europe’s jobs and education today and tomorrow Duration: 2006 – 2009 ● Client: European Commission read more

  • PV Enlargement

    Technology Transfer, Demonstration and Scientific Exchange Action for the Establishment of a strong European PV Sector Duration: 2003 – 2006 ● Client: read more

  • PV Enviroprotect

    Demonstration of low-power standard PV units for environmental protection in isolated mountain areas Duration: 1997 – 1998 ● Client: European Commission read more

  • PV in Social Housing

    Duration: 2002 - 2003 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Research and Innovation The project developed appropriate national strategies read more

  • PV Parity

    Definition of grid-parity for photovoltaics and development of measures to accompany PV applications to the grid-parity and beyond Duration: 2011 - 2013 read more

  • PV Policy Group

    Designing Photovoltaic Policies in Europed Duration: 2005 – 2007 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Market uptake, Policy development read more

  • PV TP - SEC

    The Secretariat of the European Photovoltaic Technology Platform - Support of the activities of all stakeholders from the PV sector to collaborate together read more

  • PVSites

    Building Integrated Photovoltaic Technologies and Systems for Large-Scale Market Deployment Duration: 2016 – 2019 ● Client: European Commission (H2020) read more

  • PVTP SEC III

    Support of the activities of all stakeholders from the PV sector to collaborate together to achieve the 2020 targets and beyond Duration: 2013 – 2016 read more

  • RE in West Africa

    Renewable Energies in West Africa - Regional Report on Potentials and Markets – 17 Country Analyses Duration: 2009 – 2010 ● Client: GIZ ● WIP read more

  • RE4G

    Renewable Energies for Galápagos Duration: 2006 – 2007 ● Client: KfW ● WIP Expertise: Research and Innovation Aim of the project was to reduce read more

  • REAPower

    Reverse Electrodialysis Alternative Power Production Duration: 2010 – 2014 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Expertise: Coordination, Research read more

  • REASURE

    Support for Design Advice and Support Units Duration: 2002 – 2004 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Market uptake ● www.sesg.strath.ac.uk/Reasure/reasure.htm Design read more

  • REPROMO

    Renewable Energy Promotional Campaign for the Realisation of Trans-national RES Projects in CEEC Duration: 2003 – 2005 ● Client: European Commission read more

  • RES Dissemination

    Duration: 2001 – 2002 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Market uptake, Communication and Dissemination Training of young rural read more

  • RESCUE

    "Central & Eastern European (CEE) SMEs towards RES" - Action Plan for stimulating research and innovation in SMEs from CEE Countries in the renewable read more

  • REshare

    Study on organisational models and best practice for facilitating local co-ownership and similar ways of increasing community acceptance of renewable energy read more

  • S2Biom

    Delivery of sustainable supply of non-food biomass to support a “resource-efficient” bio-economy in Europe Duration: 2013 – 2016 ● Client: European read more

  • SAHYOG

    Strengthening Networking on Biomass Research and Bio-waste Conversion - Biotechnology for Europe India Integration Duration: 2011 – 2014 ● Client: read more

  • Sevilla PV

    The Worlds Largest Double Concentration PV System – PV Electricity for Southern Europe at Lowest Costs Duration: 2003 – 2007 ● Client: European read more

  • SF Energy Invest

    Structural Funds for Sustainable Energy Investments Duration: 2010 – 2012 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Financing, Policy read more

  • SHYCA

    Promotion of Small Hydro Power Retrofitting and Implementation in the Caucasus and Carpathian Regionts Duration: 2005 – 2006 ● Client: European Commission read more

  • Smart Build

    Implementing smart ICT concepts for energy efficiency in public buildings Duration: 2012 - 2015 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) ● WIP Expertise: read more

  • Solar Roof Tile

    The Solar Power Roof Tile – an innovative and appealing answer to the demand to aesthetically integrate photovoltaics into the building envelope Duration: read more

  • SolidStandards

    Enhancing the implementation of quality and sustainability standards for solid biofuelslope Duration: 2011 – 2014 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) read more

  • SRCplus

    Short Rotation Woody Crops (SRC) plantations for local supply chains and heat use Duration: 2014 – 2017 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP read more

  • stoRE

    Facilitating energy storage to allow high penetration of intermittent renewable energy Duration: 2011 – 2014 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● read more

  • SUCELLOG

    Triggering the creation of biomass logistic centres by the agro-industry Duration: 2014 – 2017 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: read more

  • SUNRISE

    Strengthening the EU PV Sector by cooperation with important stakeholders Duration: 2007 – 2010 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) ● WIP Expertise: read more

  • SWEETFUEL

    Sweet Sorghum – an Alternative Energy Crop Duration: 2009 – 2013 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Expertise: Research and Innovation, read more

  • Tanzania Biofuels

    Liquid Biofuels for Transportation in Tanzania - Potential and Implications for Sustainable Agriculture and Energy in the 21st Century Duration: 2005 read more

  • UPMS

    Universal Photovoltaic Management System (UPMS) 3-kVA and 15-kVA Stand-alone Hybrid PV plantsrop Duration: 1997 – 2000 ● Client: Joule III ● WIP read more

  • Urban Biogas

    Urban waste for biomethane grid injection and transport in urban areas Duration: 2011 - 2014 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: read more