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NETfficient Study Visit

The island of Borkum opened its doors on 14 th -15 th June 2018 and allowed 20 interested guests from industry, press and politics a deeper insight into the NETfficient energy storage solutions.

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November 09, 2018, Karlsruhe (Germany) – Invitation to the “Energy4u: Connect Ideas2Business“

The "Energy4u : Connect Ideas2Business 2017" Conference offers technology providers and technology users the exclusive chance to establish joint business opportunities.

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Schneider Electric at Light&Building 2018

Visit NETfficient's project partner Schneider Electric at Light & Building in Frankfurt, Germany. From 18 to 23 March more than 2,700 exhibitors will be presenting their innovative products in the fields of lighting, electrical engineering as well as home and building automation

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Press release: Fraunhofer ISE Tests Novel Hybrid Energy Storage System on the Island of Borkum

NETfficient partner Fraunhofer ISE issued a press release about their contribution to NETfficient

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NETfficient project movie clip: shooting on Borkum day 3

Making-Of the NETfficient project movie clip Day 3

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NETfficient partner Fraunhofer ISE honored by pv magazine

The pv magazine Storage Highlights’ jury ranked Fraunhofer ISE’s Cell-Booster and the power electronics developed for “NETfficient” place four of 24 energy storage highlights at Energy Storage Europe.

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NETfficient project movie clip: shooting on Borkum day 2

More photos from the NETfficient movie clip shoot

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NETfficient project movie clip: shooting on Borkum going on this week

The NETfficient team is shooting a project movie clip this week in Borkum.

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NETfficient Lighthouse project in InvestEU campagne – video

Get special insights into NETfficient's work on Borkum

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Energy on Borkum gets smarter – investEU campaign

The NETfficient project is part of the InvestEU campaign!

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23-25/01/2018 NETfficient Partners at Williams Conference Centre in Wantage (UK)

NETfficient consortium visited the Williams Grand Prix Collection (private collection by Sir Frank Williams).

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23-25/01/2018 Small Preview on NETfficient Partner Meeting in Wantage (UK)

From 23rd - 25th of January 2018: NETfficient project partner Williams Advanced Engineering is hosting NETfficient partner meeting in Wantage ( Oxfordshire - UK).

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NETfficient installations on Borkum: Use Case 1

Here you can see some images of the installations and finished set-up for NETfficient Medium Voltage Use Case 1 – Peak shaving and ancillary services in the market, including the medium voltage Hybrid Energy Storage Solution (HESS), with its three main elements: Inverter, Li-Ion System and Ultracaps System.

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NETfficient installations on Borkum: Shipping and Arrival of Materials

At the end of 2017, all installations were fully constructed and built up, serving as NETfficient Use Cases' demonstrators. Here you can see how materials have arrived at Borkum and were stored until installations:

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November 26 – 27, 2018, Berlin (Germany) – dena – Energy Efficiency Congress

The dena - Energy Efficiency Congress is the most important energy turnaround congress in Germany and in 2017 the first energy turnaround congress after the federal election.

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November 06 – 08, 2018 Vienna (Austria) – European Utility Week

European Utility Week brings together 12,000 of Europe’s thought leaders and visionaries behind the world’s most successful utilities and solution providers. It is a unique opportunity to showcase your brand and services as one of the leading companies in the global smart energy market.

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October (22), 23 & 24, 2018, Amsterdam (The Netherlands) – OE – OFFSHORE ENERGY

Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) is Europe's leading offshore energy event.

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October 14 – 17, 2018, Paris (France) – ICRERA, 7th International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications

ICRERA brings together researchers, engineers, manufacturers, practitioners and customers from all over the world to share and discuss advances and developments in renewable energy research and applications.

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October 09 – 11, 2018, Den Bosch (The Netherlands) – ‘Vakbeurs Energie’ Energy Fair

Vakbeurs Energie is the largest live business to business event in the Netherlands on energy-saving technology and sustainable energy.

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August 28 – 29, 2018, Frankfurt (Germany) – Energy Efficiency Fair

The Energy Efficiency Fair in Frankfurt is a fair for energy efficient technology.

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June 27 – 28, 2018, Karlsruhe (Germany) – CEB – Clean Energy Building

The 11. CEB® Energy Efficiency Trade Fair is a traditional meeting place for the energy efficiency sector. It provides answers to the question of what changes can we expect in the future and how we will deal with complex energy-efficiency systems.

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June 20 – 22, 2018, Munich (Germany) – Electrical Energy Storage – ees

The focal points of ees Europe are battery and energy storage technologies and systems, energy storage system components and equipment, as well as battery production technologies and machine and plant construction.

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June 20 – 22, 2018, Munich (Germany) Intersolar Europe

Intersolar Europe is the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry and its partners and takes place annually at the Messe München exhibition center in Munich, Germany.

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June 19 – 21, 2018, Vienna (Austria) – Renewable Energy World Europe

Carrying on the tradition of POWER-GEN Europe in providing innovative content presented by hand-selected thought leaders and visionaries, Electrify Europe will feature a multi-track conference program designed to create a strong narrative on the contemporary and anticipated developments and trends in the power industry’s ever-greater integration and its digital transformation.

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June 11 – 15, 2018, Hannover (Germany) – CeBIT – Global Event for Digital Business

As a triple-punch event featuring exhibits, conferences and networking, CEBIT covers the digitization of business, government and society from every angle.

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May 07 – 09, 2018, Berlin (Germany) – Berlin Energy Days

Berlin Energy Days is a conference with the parallel fair Energy ImpulsE which covers the topics of energy efficiency, renewable energy, energy supply and energy services.

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April 25 – 27, 2018, Bad Staffelstein (Germany) – 33rd Symposium Photovoltaic Solar Energy

The main subjects of the event are technical improvements, political changes and marketing – all possible ways of solving the problem of the unfavorable framework requirements for the photovoltaics.

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April 24 – 25, 2018, Marrakech (Morocco) – MinWaterCSP Conference

International conference hosted by the Horizon 2020 project MinWaterCSP

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April 23 – 27, 2018, Hannover (Germany) – HANNOVER MESSE: Get new technology first

At the Energy trade fair, industry players meet solution providers and decision makers in politics and economics.

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April 11 – 12, 2018, Berlin (Germany) – IDTechEx Show

The 10th annual IDTechEx event is focused on providing insight into Off Grid Energy Independence: Energy Harvesting Systems 1kW-10MW.

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April 07 – 10, 2018, Augsburg (Germany) – RENEXPO (19th International Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Trade Fair)

This year's focus of the RENEXPO Congress Programme will be on energy efficiency, intelligent power distribution, efficient energy use as well as the optimal energy storage.

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April 07 – 08, 2018, Osnabrück (Germany) – The Energy Fair – Energy concerns all of us!

Different exhibitors present their products and services on the core topics of solar energy, thermal isolation, heating with wood & pellets, heat pump equipment, domestic ventilation, energy and home, electricity savings, financing as well as electro mobility.

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March 27 – 29, 2018, Sofia (Bulgaria) – Renewable Energies

The EE & RE Exhibition puts on display a great set of existing energy technologies and it is a starting point for the launch of innovative products.

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NEW: NETfficient second brochure

Hot off the press: Our second brochure has just arrvied.

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Insight into the NETfficient installation process on Borkum_1.0

Current progress and updates of NETfficient installations process for the five use cases of common energy demand scenarios of medium and low voltage on the island of Borkum.

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04-05/06/2017: Sixth NETfficient partner meeting in Gothenburg, and Mölndal (Sweden)

On 4-5th June 2017, the sixth NETfficient partner meeting was held in Mölndal (Sweden) at the premises of Swerea IVF AB.

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NETfficient project – Showroom on Borkum open for visitors!

NETfficient project – Showroom on Borkum open for visitors! Since April 2017 (30th April 2017) our physical showroom on Borkum at the premises of project partnerWirtschaftsbetriebe Borkum and the virtual showroom on NETfficient website are open for visitors.

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Installation of hydrogen energy storage technology on Borkum island

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Project Advisory Board Members Sought

Project Advisory Board Members Sought. NETfficient-project wishes to increase the number of its Advisory Board members. For more information please contact us: http://netfficient-project.eu/

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30 – 31 January: Fourth NETfficient partner meeting in Freiburg (Germany)

Fourth NETfficient partner meeting in Freiburg (Germany). 2017, NETfficient project successfully started into its third year with a partner meeting in Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany).

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The “Tourist Information Borkum” – Demonstration Site for Use Case 3 Buildings

NETfficient's Use Case 3 “Buildings” will be demonstrated at the facilities of the Tourist Information Borkum at Borkum city centre.

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The “Nordsee Aquarium Borkum” – Demonstration Site for Use Case 5 Aquarium

Learn more about the Nordsee Aquarium Borkum on the Island of Borkum (Germany) that will be the demonstration site of NETfficient project's Use Case 5: Aquarium Water Temperature Regulation.

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Sep 2016: NETfficient – Applying 3D-printing to tailor made components for PTS battery systems

On 27th September 2016 Netfficient partners followed the invitation of SME partner Power Tech Systems (PTS) to visit its laboratory in Poissy (France).

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September 27 2016: NETfficient review meeting in Poissy (France)

September 27 2016: NETfficient review meeting in Poissy (France)...

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September 20 2016: NETfficient simulations are online

NETfficient simulations are online. You can follow them on Borkum map at...

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June 14 – 15 2016: Third partner meeting in Cagliari (Italy)

In June 2016 the third partner meeting took place at the University of Cagliari, in Cagliari on Sardinia (Italy).

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January 20 – 21 2016: NETfficient second partner meeting in Wiehl (Germany)

From 20 – 21 January 2016 NETfficient held its 2nd partner meeting at Schneider Electric in Wiehl (Germany).

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NETfficient at the “Greencities & Sustainability” event, Málaga, October 7 – 8, 2015

In October 2015 NETfficient partner Ayuntamiento de Santander (Santander City Council) participated in the 5th edition of “Greencities & Sustainability” in the Spanish city of Málaga (http://greencities.malaga.eu/en/). ...

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NETfficient at the Energy- and Water days of the island of Borkum, September 25 – 27, 2015

The island of Borkum between September 25 – 27, 2015 held its yearly Energy- and Water Days offering an enlightening programme with presentations around the topic “Energy” attracting numerous visitors and experts. ...

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