Project label: Ecotec 21
This project seeks to improve energy efficiency by promoting cogeneration from biomass or biofuel. This highly energy-efficient technology also produces electricity and exploitable heat simultaneously. Cogeneration engines may be powered by several types of combustible matter. Ecotec 21 intends to test these – particularly glycerol as well as waste from the agricultural and wood industries – by installing engines in various existing infrastructures to study the resulting energy benefit. It is also planning on facilitating these installations by listing the related procedures and establishing models (installation authorisation, supply contract, energy management, etc.). Lastly, it is going to raise users', inhabitants' and decision-makers' awareness.
Lead partner: Medway Council
Universite de Picardie Jules-Verne; Remade South East; University of Greenwich; Amiens Metropole; Hampshire County Council; Habitat du Littoral; Université de Caen Basse-Normandie; Chambre d'Agriculture de la Somme; Agence de Développement et d'Urbanisme du Grand Amienois; Agro-transfert ressources et territoires.
Localization: Medway, Somme, Kent CC, Hampshire CC, Pas-de-Calais, Calvados
Project time (in mounths): 60 Month
Steering Committee date: 08/03/2012
Total budget: 4 261 405,00 €
Contributions ERDF: 2 130 702,50 €
Project starting date: 01/07/2010 End date: 30/06/2015
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