Micro Waste to Energy Business: micro energy to rural enterprise 3.6

Innovative Energy Solutions for SME's

MicrE service develops and promotes innovative small scale renewable energy solutions for rural SME’s and local organisations in the Northern Periphery. These solutions will use new and existing technologies which have not been tried in a rural environment before, especially those which generate energy from by-products and waste, and adapt th... More...
Aim & Objectives:
To enhance the capacity for self-sustaining business and organisation life in rural Northern Periphery regions. Particular attention will be given to energy from waste (EfW) technologies. The technologies provisionally identified for development work, among others, are: Micro pyrolysis of wood based products to energy and fuel Micro biomethan... More...
Expected Outcomes:
MicrE service, which will identify, adapt, develop, test, promote and establish new means of micro generation of renewable energy in rural areas of the Northern Periphery. Key outputs of the MicrE project are: Energy savings per organisation or SME Waste reduction per organisation or SME And/or improvement in GHG emissions per organisation or... More...
Reported Outcomes:
The form and content of the forthcoming MicrE Service has been outlined and will be published during year 2011. Pilot installations have taken place in the following partner regions: Northern Ireland, Finland, Ireland and Scotland Several laboratory-scale experiments have been carried out from which several scientific articles are going to be pub... More...
Priority: 2. Sustainable development of natural and community resources
Objective: i. Environment as an asset in the periphery
Theme: Renewable energy, eco products

Total Budget: € 1 441 418.84
Total Funding Request: € 864 851.30

Start Date: 01/01/2009
End Date: 31/12/2011

Desk Officer Rachel Burn

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