Energy

Green and Flexible District Heating/Cooling in Turkey

This project will lay the foundation for a future bottom-up energy system based on renewables, communities (from building-level up to cities and beyond), and flexibility providing better user motivation/engagement, stability, and transition to susta ...

Multi-scale and model-chain evaluation of wind atlases

To establish a secure basis for clean and effective supply of energy from the available wind resources of a country/region, MEWA aims at investigating methodologies for the coupling of micro- and meso-scale models, which are used to estimate wind re ... First-year report: MEWA has established two inventory reports, which are publicly available (the two first deliverables of MEWA). The first is an inventory of datasets of atmospheric flow simulations and observations that have been performed ...

Innovation and Renewable Electrification in Kenya (IREK)

As the global climate change regime moves ahead towards 2020, there will be increasing investments related to climate change mitigation and adaptation in poor countries. Ensuring that the most adequate technologies are selected and that they are dif ... Midterm report 2017: Emerging results: 1) The IREK policy analysis and stakeholder survey shows limited attention to renewables and capability development in the field. 2) Our disaggregated approach to the analysis of solar and wind ...

Tendering Sustainable Energy Transitions (TENTRANS)

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to a transition toward sustainability in the energy sector of emerging economies, including sustainable development of local communities and local industries. The project will analyse the develop ... First-year report The TENTRANS project aims at understanding the development impacts of RE tendering schemes, and at providing input to improved policies and inclusive implementation by private sector actors. After one year, researchers in al ...

Seaweed Biorefinery in Ghana – SeaBioGha

The project will establish cultivation of seaweed along Ghana’s 540 km of coastline and establishing relevant technology, develop local know-how and new business opportunities for seaweed cultivation (i.e. farming) and processing of seaweed products ... Midterm report 2017: Several red and brown types of Ghanaian seaweeds have been found to hold highly functional and hence valuable hydrocolloids with reological properties on par or better than the equivalent commercial carrageenan and algina ...
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