28 October 2016

RenewIT publishes a tool that improves CPD energy efficiency

The software developed during the RenewIT project, which is coordinated by IREC, is available for free, as well as the results of its research. The tool facilitates the development of renewable-powered data centers and improves energy efficiency of existing facilities, services and equipment. The results are extended to different climates, since the performance of its facilities has been compared in more than 60 European locations.

The main functions of the tool are available at the Press release.

27 October 2016

Presentations Infoday and Workshop on MSCA “Initial Training Networks 2017 ”

Available the presentations Infoday and Workshop on MSCA “Initial Training Networks 2017 ” last 19 of October, organized by IREC in collaboration with the MINECO European Office and AGAUR.

Includes the slides of the H2020-MSCA-ITN-2017 call Info day and the proposal writing workshop given by the Spanish National Contact Point Cristina Gómez.

Please, visit the following link to download the presentations

18 October 2016

IREC organizes the 5th IEA HEV-TCP Task 28 Workshop on “V2X User Perception, Business Models and Regulatory Framework”

Next 26th to 28th October, IREC, as Task 28 IEA HEV-TCP operating agent, organizes in Paris the Workshop “V2X User Perception, Business Models and Regulatory Framework”. This International Workshop features high-level world-speakers and academics from the field of engineering, management, economics, political science, among others, who will exchange their views and debate about V2X challenges and related topics.

The workshop, the fifth in a series of technical challenges Workshops to be hold within this Task, aims at covering the following topics:

- Business models: identification of industry challenges, investments and revenue-sharing issues, battery degradation.

- Regulatory challenges: ways to increase flexibility, impact on the electricity system demand profiles, smart charging, interoperability issues, barriers.

- V2G experiments and International diffusion: V2G hubs, pilot projects, second life batteries, introduction of renewable energy resources (RES), standardization.

- User’s Engagement: revenues to consumers, added value to stakeholders, survey on willingness to provide services to the grid, pilot project users feedback.

This Workshop is organized by the Task 28 Home Grids and V2X Technologies from the Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology Collaboration Program (HEV-TCP) within the framework of the International Energy Agency (IEA).

For more information, please visit the following links: Task 28 IEA-HEV program and IEA Task 28 activities

30 September 2016

IREC organizes an ITN Info Day & Workshop

IREC organizes, in collaboration with Oficina Europea FECYT/MINECO and Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (AGAUR), an ITN INFODAY next 19th of October. The sesion will provide participants with an overview of the ITN scheme and an ITN Proposal Writing Workshop that will focus mainly on practical issues related to running and being part of an ITN. The workshop will provide a clear understanding of the proposal format and the key issues relating to writing and submitting a competitive proposal.

Registration for both, the Infoday and the Workshop, is free.

For more information please visit the registration and agenda