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NETfficient final event at European Utility Week 2018

Over the past four years 13 partners have demonstrated and deployed local storage technologies in a real electrical grid on Borkum Island within the EU-funded project NETfficient. From 6th-8th November, the EU-project hosted its final project event during European Utility Week in Vienna, Austria.

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NETfficient Webinar on Energy Storage – Business Models, Environmental Impacts, Replication |31 October|

NETfficient project invites you to join the webinar on Energy Storage with a focus on Business Models, Environmental Impacts, Replication on Wednesday, October 30th 2018, 11:00-12:00. Don't miss this webinar, when you areconsidering energy storage solutions at low or medium voltage level!

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NETfficient Webinar on Energy Storage and Distributed Energy Management System |24 October|

NETfficient project invites you to join the webinar on Energy Storage and Distributed Energy Management System Wednesday, October 24th 2018, 13:30-14:30. Mark your agenda, when you are interested in energy storage for low or medium voltage ?

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European Utility Week – Programme

Check out NETfficient's contribution to the programme of European Utility Week!

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NETfficient is exhibiting at European Utility Week 2018

Visit the NETfficient stand at European Utility week 6-8 November 2018, Vienna Austria

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November 21-22 2018 – Global Geothermal Energy Summit (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Global Geothermal Energy Summit - 21-22 November, Amsterdam

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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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December 5-8 2018 – IRSEC‘18 (Rabat, Morocco)

6th International Renewable and Sustainable Energy Conference IRSEC‘18

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December 07, 2018 – Women4Energy (Stuttgart, Germany)

European Network of Women for Innovative Energy Solutions

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January 30-31 2019, Berlin (Germany) – Zukünftige Stromnetze

Conference focusing on Smart Grids (conference language: German)

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February 05 – 07, 2019, Essen (Germany) – E-world energy and water 2019

The focus of E-world energy & water is innovative solutions for the energy supply of the future - from generation, through distribution and storage to retail, efficiency and green technologies.

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February 29 – March 01 2019 – World Sustainable Energy Days 2019 (Wels, Austria)

Energy efficiency and renewable energy are at the core of Europe’s commitment to a clean energy transition that serves the needs of citizens, economic development and the environment.

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May 06 – 08, 2019, Nantes (France) – The 39th Euroheat & Power Congress

This congress and exhibition will offer active participation by providing an excellent programme with speakers from different levels of governance and stakeholders.

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April 16-18 2019 – Energy Efficiency & Renewables (Sofia, Bulgaria)

We will help you find your new partners in Bulgaria and South-East Europe!

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June 17-21 2019 – EU Sustainable Energy Week, Brussels (Belgium)

The high point of EUSEW is the annual Policy Conference featuring leading figures and a diverse programme of sessions and side-events aimed at discussing and shaping Europe's energy future.

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June 23-27 2019, Milan (Italy) – PowerTech

Visit the 13th IEEE PowerTech 2019 co-sponsored by IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) and Politecnico di Milano.

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September 10-13 2019 – HUSUM Wind

Meeting place, workbench and shop window of the wind industry for nearly 30 years

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November 12 – 14, 2019 Paris (France) – European Utility Week

European Utility Week brings together 13,000 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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November 26-28, 2019 Copenhagen (Denmark) – WindEurope Offshore

In 2019, the offshore wind industry will be meeting in Copenhagen!

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NETfficient Webinars

Save the date - NETfficient will invite you to join two interesting webinars giving special insights into the project on the island of #Borkum

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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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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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April 01- 04, 2019, 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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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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