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The aim of this theme was to establish the measurement infrastructure necessary to support Europe’s sustainable energy goals. Focus was placed on technologies that support reduced greenhouse gas emissions and the security of Europe’s energy supply.
The Energy theme supported nine EMRP projects involving 39 research groups from European National Metrology Institutes and Designated Institutes alongside researchers from academia and public research organisations. The project researchers also worked with the energy industry – with energy generators and distributors, large scale users and key process equipment and instrumentation suppliers – to ensure the new measurement capabilities met their needs and to transfer the new knowledge and skills generated to end users.
Research was conducted to develop the measurement infrastructure needed to support the introduction of sustainable energy into Europe’s energy mix, accelerate uptake of low carbon technologies and improve the efficiency and security of the existing energy infrastructure.
Visit the Energy impact page to see outcomes from the projects.
|Project Number||Short Name||Title||Coordinator|
|ENG01||GAS||Characterisation of Energy Gases|
|ENG02||Harvesting||Metrology for Energy Harvesting|
|ENG03||LNG||Metrology for Liquefied Natural Gas||Oswin Kerkhof (VSL)|
|ENG04||SmartGrid||Metrology for Smart Electrical Grids||Gert Rietveld (VSL)|
|ENG05||Lighting||Metrology for Solid State Lighting||Marijn van Veghel (VSL)|
|ENG06||Powerplants||Metrology for Improved Power Plant Efficiency|
|ENG07||HVDC||Metrology for High Voltage Direct Current||Anders Bergman (RISE)|
|ENG08||MetroFission||Metrology for New Generation Nuclear Power Plants|
|ENG09||Biofuels||Metrology for Biofuels||Paola Fisicaro (LNE)|