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, www.energy.sintef.no/prosjekt/acom )
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, (http://www.brita-in-pubs.eu/ )
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, (http://www.energy.sintef.no/prosjekt/Annex29/ )