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.
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!
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 ?
Check out NETfficient's contribution to the programme of European Utility Week!
Visit the NETfficient stand at European Utility week 6-8 November 2018, Vienna Austria
Save the date - NETfficient will invite you to join two interesting webinars giving special insights into the project on the island of #Borkum
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.
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
NETfficient partner Fraunhofer ISE issued a press release about their contribution to NETfficient
Making-Of the NETfficient project movie clip Day 3
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.
More photos from the NETfficient movie clip shoot
The NETfficient team is shooting a project movie clip this week in Borkum.
Get special insights into NETfficient's work on Borkum
The NETfficient project is part of the InvestEU campaign!
NETfficient consortium visited the Williams Grand Prix Collection (private collection by Sir Frank Williams).
From 23rd - 25th of January 2018: NETfficient project partner Williams Advanced Engineering is hosting NETfficient partner meeting in Wantage ( Oxfordshire - UK).
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.
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:
Hot off the press: Our second brochure has just arrvied.
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.
On 4-5th June 2017, the sixth NETfficient partner meeting was held in Mölndal (Sweden) at the premises of Swerea IVF AB.
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.
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/
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).
NETfficient's Use Case 3 “Buildings” will be demonstrated at the facilities of the Tourist Information Borkum at Borkum city centre.
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.
On 27th September 2016 Netfficient partners followed the invitation of SME partner Power Tech Systems (PTS) to visit its laboratory in Poissy (France).
September 27 2016: NETfficient review meeting in Poissy (France)...
NETfficient simulations are online. You can follow them on Borkum map at...
In June 2016 the third partner meeting took place at the University of Cagliari, in Cagliari on Sardinia (Italy).
From 20 – 21 January 2016 NETfficient held its 2nd partner meeting at Schneider Electric in Wiehl (Germany).
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/). ...
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. ...
From 26 – 27 June 2015 on the island of Borkum the first NETfficient partner meeting took place.
In the following, read the inspiring "Toast to NETfficient" held by Axel Held, Plant Manager at the "Stadtwerke Borkum GmbH" during the first partner meeting on June 25, 2015 on the island of Borkum.
Already since the 1980s, the Stadtwerke Borkum, a segment of the Wirtschaftsbetriebe der Stadt NSHB Borkum GmbH work together with regional enterprises in the generation of renewable energy.
From the 26 - 27 January 2015 in Sevilla (Spain) the consortium and all partners came together for the "Kick-off" meeting and first Work Session.