Strategic Thematic Area 2014–2023


- Related projects


Research Council of Norway projects in 2005-2006:

aCOM, Cost Effective Utilization of Bioenergy:

Advanced Biomass and Waste Combustion
(RENERGI, SINTEF Energy Research, 2006-2008)

CO2 Management Technologies for Future Power Generation.

Demonstration of Chemical Looping Technology in Natural Gas Power Generationwith CO2 Capture.

Building markets, shaping policy:
The role of economics in energy policy and energy use

Centre for Research-based Innovation (CRI)
for e-field and Integrated Operations.

Climate knowledge on the road.

Deep sea offshore wind turbine technology:
(RENERGI (KMB), SINTEF Energy Research, 2007-)

Factor 4 Building Renovation (NFR/Norwegian State Housing Bank, variousindustry,SINTEF Building and Infrastructure, 2006-2009)

Efficient Hydrogen Liquefaction Processes:
Improving the energy efficiency for liquefaction.

Engineering Science for a Sustainable Future:
Institutionally Based Strategic Program (ISP) from Research Council of Norway – 16 PhDs and Postdoc Fellowships within "Energy fromthe North" and "Renewable Energy"

Enabling production of Remote Gas: Address the critical technology barriers related tofloatingproduction of natural gas from smaller fields through a coordinated effort byindustryand research institutions.

Offshore renewable energy:
Pilot project PhD-pool (RENERGI, 2005-)

Paradoxes of design:.
Aesthetication as a barrier to sustainable consumption

Preparing for a rainy day:
Configuring climate science for future society

Transportation systems, Hydrogenproduction and CO2 capture:
Research program MIT-NTNU on natural gas technology

Optimal Design and Operation of Gas Processing Plants:
Increase the value of natural gas bybetter operation and design of processing plants for natural gas

Technology development for integrated SOFC:
biomass gasification and high temperaturegas cleaning - Up-scaling and long term testing (RENERGI, NTNU, Johan E. Hustad, 2005-)


EU Framework projects at NTNU:

BRITA in PUBs: Bringing Retrofit Innovationto Application in Public Buildings, ( )

CASTOR: CO2 from Capture to Storage

CO2GeoNet: Network of Excellence inGeological Storage of CO2

CO2Remove: Geological storage of CO2

COACH: Co-operation Action within CCS EU-China

DYNAMIS: Towards Hydrogen and Electricity Production with CO2 Capture and Storage (Coordinator)

ECO-CITY: Joint Eco-City Developments inScandinavia and Spain,
( )

ENGAS: Environmental Gas Management Research Infrastructure (Coordinator)

ENCAP: Enhanced Capture of CO2 (Projectmanager)

EMINENT: Early Market Introduction ofNew Energy Technologies.

FOXY: Development of solar-grade siliconfeedstock for X wafers and cells.

FCTEDI: Fuel Cell test and disseminationnetwork, SSA-Strategic support action.

GreenNet-EU27: Guiding a Least CostGrid Integration of RES-Electricity in an extended Europe.

INCACO2: International Co-operation Actions on CO2 Capture and Storage

NATURALHY: Preparing for the hydrogen economy by using the existing natural gas system as a catalyst

NextGenBioWaste: Innovative demonstrations for the next generation of biomass and waste combustion plants.

PEP - Promotion of European PassiveHouses

PRIME - Policies for Research and Innovationin the Move towards the European Research Area (Network of excellence)

SEEWEC: Sustainable Economically Efficient Wave Energy Converter.

SISI: Silicon for solar cells at low costs onan intermediate scale.

ThermalNet: European Network forbiomasspyrolysis, gasification and combustion.

TREES: Training for Renovated EnergyEfficientSocial Housing,

ULCOS: Ultra Low CO2 Steel making

WAVESSG: Full-scale demonstration of robust and high-efficiency wave energy converter.

WILMAR: Wind Power Integration in Liberalized Electricity Markets.

ZEP: The Technology Platform for Zero Emission Fossil Fuel Power Plants (two members)

3-NITY: 3-fold Initiative for Energy Planningand Sustainable Development at Local Level.


Other international projects at NTNU and SINTEF:

SmartBuild is participating in the following projects and programmes within the International Energy Agency (IEA):

IEA ECBCS Annex 44: Integrating EnvironmentallyResponsive Elements in Buildings

IEA ECBCS Annex 47: Cost-effective Commissioning
( )

IEA PVPS Task 10: Urban Scale PV
( )

IEA Heat Pump Programme Annex 29: Ground-Source Heat Pumps OvercomingTechnical and Market Barriers