Projects


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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BioREFINE-2G
BioREFINE-2G

Development of 2nd Generation Biorefineries Production of Dicarboxylic Acids and Bio-based Polymers Derived Thereof Duration: 2013-2017 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Role: Communication and Dissemination, Exploitation ●

SRCplus
SRCplus

Short Rotation Woody Crops (SRC) plantations for local supply chains and heat use Duration: 2014 – 2017 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Market uptake, Policy development ● www.srcplus.eu Biomass plays a key role

SUCELLOG
SUCELLOG

Triggering the creation of biomass logistic centres by the agro-industry Duration: 2014 – 2017 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Market uptake, Dissemination and Communication ● www.sucellog.eu SUCELLOG aims to widespread the

BioTrade2020plus
BioTrade2020plus

Supporting a Sustainable European Bioenergy Trade Strategy Duration: 2014 - 2016 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Market uptake, Policy development ● www.biotrade2020plus.eu The main aim of the project is to provide guidelines for the

CO-POWER
CO-POWER

Community power: enabling legislation to increase community ownership for RES projects across Europe Duration: 2013 - 2016 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Market uptake, Policy development ● www.communitypower.eu CO-POWER supports

Core-Jet Fuel
Core-Jet Fuel

Coordinating research and innovation of sustainable jet and aviation fuels Duration: 2013 - 2016 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation, Communication and Dissemination, Policy development ● www.core-jetfuel.eu The

OrPHEuS
OrPHEuS

Optimizing Hybrid Energy Grids for Smart Cities Duration: 2013 - 2016 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Research and Innovation, Communication and Dissemination ● www.orpheus-project.eu The project has three logical

PVTP SEC III
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 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Market uptake, Policy development

S2Biom
S2Biom

Delivery of sustainable supply of non-food biomass to support a “resource-efficient” bio-economy in Europe Duration: 2013 – 2016 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Role: Policy development, Communication and Dissemination ●

BiogasHeat
BiogasHeat

Development of Sustainable Heat Markets for Biogas Plants Duration: 2012 - 2015 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Market uptake ● www.biogasheat.org The project supports the development of a sustainable heat market for existing and new

GridTech
GridTech

New transmission technologies enabling a clean, efficient and secure electricity system Duration: 2012 – 2015 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Market uptake, Policy development ● www.gridtech.eu For the achievement of the

Smart Build
Smart Build

Implementing smart ICT concepts for energy efficiency in public buildings Duration: 2012 - 2015 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Market uptake ● www.smartbuild.eu Energy efficiency is at the heart of the European

Urban Biogas
Urban Biogas

Urban waste for biomethane grid injection and transport in urban areas Duration: 2011 - 2014 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Market uptake, Policy development ● www.urbanbiogas.eu The simultaneous energetic use of

REAPower
REAPower

Reverse Electrodialysis Alternative Power Production Duration: 2010 – 2014 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Expertise: Coordination, Research and Innovation ● www.reapower.eu REAPower deals with an innovative concept based on the

SAHYOG
SAHYOG

Strengthening Networking on Biomass Research and Bio-waste Conversion - Biotechnology for Europe India Integration Duration: 2011 – 2014 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Expertise: Communication and Dissemination ●

SolidStandards
SolidStandards

Enhancing the implementation of quality and sustainability standards for solid biofuelslope Duration: 2011 – 2014 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Coordination, Market uptake, Policy development ● www.solidstandards.eu The

stoRE
stoRE

Facilitating energy storage to allow high penetration of intermittent renewable energy Duration: 2011 – 2014 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Coordination, Market uptake, Policy development ● www.store-project.eu stoRE aims

Urban Biogas
Urban Biogas

Urban waste for biomethane grid injection and transport in urban areas Duration: 2011 - 2014 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Expertise: Coordination, Market uptake, Policy development ● www.urbanbiogas.eu The simultaneous energetic use of

BiogasIN
BiogasIN

Sustainable Biogas Market Development in Central and Eastern Europe Duration: 2010 – 2013 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Financing, Market uptake ● www.biogasin.org Responding to the experience of the BiG>East project and

BIOLYFE
BIOLYFE

Demonstrating large-scale bioethanol production from lignocellulosic feedstocks Duration: 2010 – 2013 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation, Communication and Dissemination ● www.biolyfe.eu The benefits of

BioRegions
BioRegions

Regional Networks for the development of a Sustainable Market for Bioenergy in Europe Duration: 2010 – 2013 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Market uptake ● www.bioregions.eu BioRegions will bring the development

Global-Bio-Pact
Global-Bio-Pact

Global Assessment of Biomass and Bioproduct Impacts on Socio-economics and Sustainability Duration: 2010 – 2013 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Research and Innovation, Communication and Dissemination ●

Install + RES
Install + RES

Training courses for installers of small-scale renewable energy systems in buildings Duration: 2010 – 2013 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Market uptake, Communication and Dissemination ● www.resinstaller.eu The

NEMO
NEMO

Novel high performance enzymes and micro-organisms for conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to bioethanoleration Duration: 2009 – 2013 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Role: Communication and Dissemination, Exploitation ●

PV Parity
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 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Market uptake, Policy development

SWEETFUEL
SWEETFUEL

Sweet Sorghum – an Alternative Energy Crop Duration: 2009 – 2013 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation, Communication and Dissemination, Exploitation ● www.sweetfuel-project.eu The project SWEETFUEL

Mali Biofuels
Mali Biofuels

Mainstreaming Sustainability in the Biofuels Sector in Mali Duration: 2009 – 2012 ● Client: Global Sustainable Biomass Fund ● WIP Role: Policy development The main objective of the project “Mainstreaming Sustainability in the Biofuels

PV TP - SEC
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 to achieve the 2020 targets Duration: 2009 – 2012 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ●

SF Energy Invest
SF Energy Invest

Structural Funds for Sustainable Energy Investments Duration: 2010 – 2012 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Financing, Policy developent ● www.sf-energyinvest.eu SF Energy Invest stimulates investments on sustainable energy using

Bio-Sol-ESCo
Bio-Sol-ESCo

Biomass and solar heat contracting in public and private buildings Duration: 2008 – 2011 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Financing, Market uptake ● www.biosolesco.org Investments in energy efficiency measures and the

CEPH
CEPH

Certified European Passive House Designer Duration: 2008 – 2011 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Market uptake ● www.passivehousedesigner.eu All over Europe interest in Passive Houses has risen sharply in recent

Energy Union
Energy Union

The European Intelligent Energy Tours Duration: 2008 – 2011 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Market uptake ● www.energyunion.eu Celebrate, inform and act. Energy Union is a pan-European campaign tour to promote the

HYDROACTION
HYDROACTION

Advanced Optimization Procedure for the Design of Small Hydro Turbines. Assessment and Validation through Web Testing. Duration: 2008 – 2011 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation, Communication and

MEDIRAS
MEDIRAS

Membrane Distillation in Remote Areas Duration: 2008 – 2011 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation, Communication and Dissemination ● www.mediras.eu Membrane distillation (MD) is a desalination technology

MIRA
MIRA

Mediterranean Innovation and Research Coordination Action Duration: 2008 – 2011 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation, Communication and Dissemination ● www.miraproject.eu MIRA is the INCO-Net action for the

BioTop
BioTop

Biofuels Assessment on Technical Opportunities and Research Needs for Latin America Duration: 2008 – 2010 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Research and Innovation Due to the high potential of biofuels in Latin

IREHC
IREHC

Innovative Policies and Markets for the Deployment of Renewable Energies for Heating and Cooling in the Residential Sector Duration: 2009 – 2010 ● Client: IEA-RETD ● WIP Role: Policy development, Market uptake Renewable energy technologies for

ProDes
ProDes

Promotion of Renewable Energy for Water production through Desalination Duration: 2008 – 2010 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Market uptake, Communication and Dissemination ● www.prodes-project.org ProDes brought

RE in West Africa
RE in West Africa

Renewable Energies in West Africa - Regional Report on Potentials and Markets – 17 Country Analyses Duration: 2009 – 2010 ● Client: GIZ ● WIP Role: Policy development The “Regional Report on Potentials and Markets - Renewable

REshare
REshare

Study on organisational models and best practice for facilitating local co-ownership and similar ways of increasing community acceptance of renewable energy projects Duration: 2010 ● WIP Role: Financing, Market uptake REshare is based on an initiative

SUNRISE
SUNRISE

Strengthening the EU PV Sector by cooperation with important stakeholders Duration: 2007 – 2010 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) ● WIP Role: Market uptake, Dissemination and Communication ● www.pvsunrise.eu The SUNRISE project aimed at

BEST
BEST

Bioethanol for Sustainable Transport Duration: 2006 – 2009 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation ● www.best-europe.org The objective of the BEST project, co-financed by the European Commission in the 6th

COMPETE
COMPETE

Competence Platform on Energy Crop and Agroforestry Systems for Arid and Semi-arid Ecosystems- Africa Duration: 2007 – 2009 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Communication and Dissemination, Policy development ●

HYRESS
HYRESS

Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems for Supplying of Services in Rural Settlements of Mediterranean Partner Countries Duration: 2006 – 2009 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation, Communication and Dissemination ●

PELLETS@LAS
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Development and promotion of a transparent European Pellets MarketMarket Duration: 2007 – 2009 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Market uptake, Communication and Dissemination ● www.pelletsatlas.info The general aim

PV Employment
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 (FP6) ● WIP Role: Policy development, Communication and Dissemination ● www.pvemployment.org

ADIRA
ADIRA

Autonomous Desalination Systems for sea and brackish water in rural areas with renewable energies Duration: 2003 – 2008 ● Client: European Commission (MEDA-Water) ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation ● www.adira.gr The ADIRA project addresses

Carbon Labelling
Carbon Labelling

A European Pilot Initiative on Labelling Biodiesel and Fuel Efficiency Duration: 2006 – 2008 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Market uptake, Policy development ● www.CO2Star.eu Today, passenger cars alone are

E4C
E4C

Energy4Cohesion Duration: 2006 – 2008 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Financing, Policy development ● www.e4c.org The EU funded project aimed to prepare the ground for the extensive and efficient use of the

Namibia Energy
Namibia Energy

Duration: 2008 ● Client: GIZ ● WIP Role: Policy development The study on “Development Cooperation in the Energy Sector - Namibia” elaborated by WIP Renewable Energies was commissioned by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische

RESCUE
RESCUE

"Central & Eastern European (CEE) SMEs towards RES" - Action Plan for stimulating research and innovation in SMEs from CEE Countries in the renewable energy field Duration: 2005 – 2008 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) ● WIP

Biofuel Certification
Biofuel Certification

Technical assistance for certification aspects related to the promotion of the use of biofuels in the European Union Duration: 2007 ● Client: European Commission DG TREN ● WIP Role: Policy development The report ‘Technical assistance for

Biofuel Marketplace
Biofuel Marketplace

Web-based Biofuel Marketplace for supporting the e-Commerce of Biofuel Products and Technologies Duration: 2006 – 2007 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Market uptake ● www.biofuelmarketplace.com The BIOFUEL MARKETPLACE project

K4RES-H
K4RES-H

Key Issues for Renewable Heat in Europe Duration: 2005 – 2007 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Market uptake In recent years, the EU has put considerable effort in creating a favourable legal framework for renewable energy

PV Policy Group
PV Policy Group

Designing Photovoltaic Policies in Europed Duration: 2005 – 2007 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Market uptake, Policy development ● www.pvpolicy.org The Project was co-financed by the Intelligent Energy within the Altener

RE4G
RE4G

Renewable Energies for Galápagos Duration: 2006 – 2007 ● Client: KfW ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation Aim of the project was to reduce the environmental risks related to the management and the utilisation of fossil fuels on two islands

Sevilla PV
Sevilla PV

The Worlds Largest Double Concentration PV System – PV Electricity for Southern Europe at Lowest Costs Duration: 2003 – 2007 ● Client: European Commission (FP5) ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation The worlds largest double concentration PV

5MW Off-Shore WEC
5MW Off-Shore WEC

5MW Wind Energy Converter for Off-Shore Application Duration: 2001 - 2006 ● Client: European Commission (FP5) ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation An international consortium coordinated by WIP developed a 5 MW off-shore wind generator for pilot

7MW-WEC-by-11
7MW-WEC-by-11

Pilot Demonstration of Eleven 7MW-Class WEC at Estinnes in Belgium Duration: 2001 - 2006 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) • WIP Role: Research and Innovation • www.7MW-WEC-by-11.eu This action focuses on demonstrating the development of a

ADU-RES
ADU-RES

Co-ordination Action for Autonomous Desalination Units based on Renewable Energy Systems Duration: 2004 – 2006 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Research and Innovation ● www.adu-res.org In the ADU-RES network

EARTH
EARTH

Training Courses on Heating with Renewable Energies (Solar, Heat pump, Biomass) for Installers Duration: 2005 – 2006 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Market uptake ● www.earth-net.info The objective of the EARTH project was to

HY-PA
HY-PA

Euro-Mediterranean Renewable Energy Partnership Duration: 2005 – 2006 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Policy development, Communication and Dissemination ● www.hy-pa.org The objective of the project

PV Catapult
PV Catapult

European Collaboration for identification of PV research and markets opportunities, Socio-economics, studies, performance assessment and dissemination of PV and PV-thermal technology Duration: 2003 – 2006 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) ●

PV Enlargement
PV Enlargement

Technology Transfer, Demonstration and Scientific Exchange Action for the Establishment of a strong European PV Sector Duration: 2003 – 2006 ● Client: European Commission (FP5) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Research and Innovation, Communication and

SHYCA
SHYCA

Promotion of Small Hydro Power Retrofitting and Implementation in the Caucasus and Carpathian Regionts Duration: 2005 – 2006 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Market uptake, Policy development ● www.shyca.org The

Tanzania Biofuels
Tanzania Biofuels

Liquid Biofuels for Transportation in Tanzania - Potential and Implications for Sustainable Agriculture and Energy in the 21st Century Duration: 2005 ● Client: GIZ ● WIP Role: Policy development The report “Liquid Biofuels for Transportation in

Partners for Africa
Partners for Africa

Renewable energy partnerships for poverty eradication and sustainable development in Africa Duration: 2004 – 2005 ● Client: European Commission (FP6) ● WIP Role: Coordination Policy development, Communication and Dissemination ●

Pellets for Europe
Pellets for Europe

Development and promotion of a transparent European Pellets Market Duration: 2003 – 2005 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Market uptake, Communication and Dissemination ● www.pelletscentre.info The project Pellets

REPROMO
REPROMO

Renewable Energy Promotional Campaign for the Realisation of Trans-national RES Projects in CEEC Duration: 2003 – 2005 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Market uptake, Policy development ● www.repromo.org The

Tanzania Biofuels
Tanzania Biofuels

Liquid Biofuels for Transportation in Tanzania - Potential and Implications for Sustainable Agriculture and Energy in the 21st Century Duration: 2005 ● Client: GIZ ● WIP Role: Policy development The report “Liquid Biofuels for Transportation in

BIOTURBINE
BIOTURBINE

Opportunities for biofuel-burning Microturbines in the European decentalised-generation Market Duration: 2003 – 2004 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Market uptake ● www.bioturbine.org Microturbines are small gas turbines in an

LAMNET
LAMNET

Latin America Thematic Network on Bioenergy Duration: 2002 – 2004 ● Client: European Commission (FP5) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Policy development, Communication and Dissemination ● www.bioenergy-lamnet.org The main objective of the project

REASURE
REASURE

Support for Design Advice and Support Units Duration: 2002 – 2004 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Market uptake ● www.sesg.strath.ac.uk/Reasure/reasure.htm Design Advice and Support Units (DASU) are highly suitable to promote

INVESTIRE
INVESTIRE

Facilitating energy storage to allow high penetration of intermittent renewable energy Duration: 2001 – 2003 ● Client: European Commission (FP5) ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation WIP was partner of the Investire network which reviewed and

MEDWATER
MEDWATER

Mediterranean Water Policy Duration: 2001 – 2003 ● Client: European Commission (FP5) ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation, Communication and Dissemination ● www.medwater.de The MEDWATER international network of Mediterranean countries for the

PV in Social Housing
PV in Social Housing

Duration: 2002 - 2003 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation The project developed appropriate national strategies for the application of PV in the social housing sector which supported the increased implementation of

RES Dissemination
RES Dissemination

Duration: 2001 – 2002 ● Client: European Commission (IEE) ● WIP Role: Market uptake, Communication and Dissemination Training of young rural engineers is a key to apply RE technologies and to follow-up the applications promoted by the

BIST
BIST

Building Integration of Solar Technology Duration: 1998 – 2001 ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation A consortium around WIP installed and operated the first grid-connected building integrated solar system in Romania. It comprises one of the first

Solar Roof Tile
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: 1998 – 2001 ● Client: European Commission (FP5) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Research

UPMS
UPMS

Universal Photovoltaic Management System (UPMS) 3-kVA and 15-kVA Stand-alone Hybrid PV plantsrop Duration: 1997 – 2000 ● Client: Joule III ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation The principal aim of this project was to develop two prototypes of a

Coloured PV Façade
Coloured PV Façade

Duration: 1999 – 2000 ● Client: European Commission (FP5) ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation The Czech Republics first grid-connected PV system which is accessible to the public was installed and operated within a project coordinated by WIP. A

UPMS
UPMS

Universal Photovoltaic Management System (UPMS) 3-kVA and 15-kVA Stand-alone Hybrid PV plantsrop Duration: 1997 – 2000 ● Client: Joule III ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation The principal aim of this project was to develop two prototypes of a

MODESAL
MODESAL

Wind Powered Reverse Osmosis Desalination for Stand-alone Island Operation Duration: 1996 – 1998 ● Client: European Commission (FP4) ● WIP Role: Coordination, Research and Innovation WIP initiated and coordinated the EC funded project MODESAL

PV Enviroprotect
PV Enviroprotect

Demonstration of low-power standard PV units for environmental protection in isolated mountain areas Duration: 1997 – 1998 ● Client: European Commission (FP4) ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation Within this project two stand-alone PV powered


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