The European Photovoltaic Technology Platform is an independent and objective body which aims to be the recognised point of reference for key decision and policy makers. The mission of the platform is to develop a strategy and corresponding implementation plan for education, research & technology development, innovation and market deployment of photovoltaic solar energy. In order to realise its mission, the platform:
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Retrofitting a district is quite different from retrofitting a single building as the technological challenges involved are far greater.The Cuarto de Marzo district of Valladolid, Spain is an area spreading over 21,000 square metres with 166 residences. It is now the focus of a retrofitting project called R2CITIES which is funded by the EU. Its objective: a 60% reduction in energy consumption in individual buildings and the district as a whole.
Post date: 22 Gen 2015
One of main goals of the Sophia project is to make some of the existing top-class PV Research Infrastructures available for the benefit of the whole European photovoltaic community.The project provides European researchers and companies with the opportunity to develop their own research projects through the Transnational Access (TA) to the Sophia consortium's Research Infrastructures (RI) – free-of-charge and supported by the European Commission. KUBIK by Tecnalia is one of the Research Infrastructures that participates in the SOPHIA project.
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The EnergizAIR project will address a major need by filling the gap between two issues that are generally considered separately by people but which, in fact, are still deeply interlocked: energy consumption and renewable energy production.This will be done by communicating about energy needs covered by renewable energy. The less energy you need, the bigger cover you get with renewable energy!
Post date: 25 Mag 2014
Renewable energy sources can supply a significant proportion of the historic buildings energy needs, creating many public benefits including environmental improvement, increased fuel diversity and national security. The document discuss the possibility to integrate these sources in a historic building for power and thermal energy generation.
Post date: 26 Mar 2014
This position paper from HESPUL, a French Association for the development of the use of renewable energy sources (especially solar PV), gives an analysis and provides recommendations about the self-consumption of electricity produced locally, for example by using PV cells on a building roof or by a cogeneration system.
Post date: 12 Feb 2014