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New Tecnology for Electric Generator
Wind-farm in Dobrogea Region, S-E Romania
Coordinated production and storage of energy in residential areas.
Monitoring, diagnosis and protection of energetic equipment
Ecological technology for decrease the residual stress in metallic energy constructions welded using vibratory stress relief equipment
Gas treatment system request from Turkey
Partner search in renewable bioproducts & biofuels
High Efficiency Concentrator PV Solar System

The world of solar power research and development is teaming with innovative ideas and projects which are trying to clear aside the major obstacles to making photovoltaics efficient, affordable and competitive with conventional power generation options. Research at Boeing’s Spectrolab subsidiary to develop a multijunction photovoltaic cell with a 40.7% solar to electricity conversion efficiency is in full swing, while the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is well underway in the generation of Very High Efficiency Solar Cells, which if successful, are to deliver an efficiency of more than 50%1. Durham University is testing copper indium diselenide and cadmium telluride and other compounds as potentially cheaper materials in a 4-year research effort2. The quest for cheaper material for solar cells is going in many different directions, with research consortia such as The Department of Engineering Physics at McMaster University, Cleanfield Energy and the Ontario Centres of Excellence, working to use nanowires instead of thin film and crystal silicon, which are said to offer lower material utilization and low-cost substrates3. On other side of the spectrum, the SOLHYCO project, coordinated by the the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, is looking to develop a highly efficient solar-hybrid microturbine (SHM) system for power and heat generation with dual solar power and fuel input4.

These and other cutting edge projects, however, reveal that the objectives, while driving innovation, are not necessarily addressing the problems facing the solar energy sector in a comprehensive way. A comprehensive approach is one which, in the case of solar power, accounts for both issues of conversion efficiency and low-cost materials, but also one where one parameter is achieved but not at the expense of another. In the present project, both these issues will be studied and researched in parallel, and this thanks to the unique technology developments as well as the nature of the technological objectives set for this project.

Contact: Innowacja Polska , Mr. Piotr Szmigielski, piotr.szmigielski@innowacjapolska.pl

Enhancing Lifelong Learning for the Electrical and Information Engineering Community
Renewable and sustainable energy source; Hydrogen production from biomass
Renewables Energy; Biogas power plant PCGA-1000
IEn Poland
Energy efficiency in industrial and service.
Increased energy efficiency of a system for tracking solar PV (Photovoltaic) using an innovative mechanism
Innovative real-time System to measure Dioxin produced in combustion process. Proposal acronym: Real Dioxine
Cogeneration System with Stirling Engine mCHP S
Efficient Integrated System of Renewable Energy Sources for Residential Consumers
Micro-plant for producing energy from renewable sources for residential building
Biomass based heating of public buildings of communities from the agricultural areas (farmland) AGRIPELLET-HEAT
Reaching the Kyoto Protocol targets by renewable energy integration in the rural communities
Integrated efficiency and environmental analysis of the energy systems
Solar energy-biomass driven micro system for power generation
Installation for co-generation by using biomass transformed in gases (Ref: 07 RO RIAP 0J8A)
Original wind turbine with horizontal axis (Ref: 07 RO RIAP 0J2S)
Original wind turbine with vertical axis (Ref: 07 RO RIAP 0J18)
Production of non-alcohol beverages
Company from Bosnia and Herzegovina dealing with initial and final processing of beech and fir tree is looking for partners from Austria, Germany, Italy and Sweden
Cooperation in the research and technological development activities in the field of energy and also offers subcontracting / outsourcing
Installations with renewable energy sources, Polytechnics_Ltd, Bulgaria
A company from Nortern Ireland look for partnership in Romania, Bulgaria, Eastern and Central Europe

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