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28 April 2017

IREC presents the RenewIT tool in the 9th EURECA workshop

The workshop will be held in May, 9th and 10th 2017 in Barcelona, and brings together key European experts and thought leaders to discuss innovation in public sector digital infrastructure.

Innovation procurement, data centre energy efficiency, and sustainability are among the topics discussed.

Registration is free and due to the limited availability of seats, early registration is recommended to ensure your participation. Please, submit the online registration to assist the workshop.

The registered attendees who complete the two days, and attend four EURECA training sessions will receive an official EURECA CPD training certificate.

For more information, please follow this link.

Venue: “The Foundery” – Plaça Reial, 18, 2º 2ª (Barcelona)

 
20 April 2017

IREC organizes the 6th IEA HEV-TCP Task 28 Workshop in the topic “V2X technologies”

IREC, as Task 28 IEA HEV-TCP operating agent, organized the last  March, 21st and 22nd 2017 with the collaboration of the University of Ulsan, the International Workshop “V2X business models, international projects overview and recent developments” in Jeju Island (South Korea). The Workshop, which took place in the framework of the 4th International Electric Vehicle Expo, aimed at exchanging views among experts, analyzing the current V2X status and specially looking for the participation and collaboration on the topic among our Asian colleagues. High level experts and academics from research institutions, utilities, universities, communication protocols associations and car industry had the opportunity to debate around the challenges V2X technologies face and other related topics.

 


 
 
03 April 2017

Launching of the Efficient Buildings thematic community - MEDNICE

IREC participated in the Kick-off Meeting of the European project MEDNICE, on March 7th & 8th 2017, as partner of MED Programme Networks for an Innovative Cooperation in Energy efficiency.

The Horizontal Project MEDNICE, lead by the Euromed Cities Network, will anchor a MED community around energy issues that public organisations face, as a hub for Energy Efficiency (EE) innovative and shared solutions, in order to promote modular projects’ results and increase their impact on public policies.

IREC, as technical partner in the project, will be responsible of coordinating communication with modular projects, capitalize knowledge and expertise in this community and produce technical papers to enhance the energy efficiency in public buildings at Mediterranean level.


 
 
31 March 2017

The Phase 1 evaluation workshop of LIFES50+ project have been hosted in IREC

The Phase 1 evaluation results related to the qualification for each one of the floating substructure technologies under studies have been presented in Barcelona during the workshop hosted by IREC from 8-10 of March 2017. Such results have been obtained through the analysis performed using the evaluation tool developed within LIFES50+. The overall concept ranking is based on the multicriteria evaluation performed by the evaluation tool named "Floating Offshore Wind Assessment Tool (FOWAT)" including analysis of Levelised Cost of Energy (LCOE), Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Risk evaluation.

The results determined that Iberdrola's TLP and Olav Olsen's concrete semi-sub concepts should be selected for Phase II of the project (Concept optimization), which include further studies as well as Hardware in The Loop studies in the Ocean basin tank of Marintek in Trondheim.