TAMPERE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, Tampere/Finland, new memner of Energy Hills
Mr. Markku Kivikoski,, signed the application form for membershhip of Tampere University of Technology with Energy Hills. Tampere University of Technology (TUT) conducts scientific research in technology and architecture and provides higher education within these fields. The University operates in close collaboration with business life and other facets of society and produces high-standard services within its range of tasks.
TUT is Finland’s most international university of technology in researcher and student exchange.
European Agency for Sustainable Energy
On request of the Government of Northrine-Westfalia, Energy Hills has submitted a proposal to create the European Agency for Sustainable Energy . This Agency will organize and manage an innovation process among 45 leading universities and research centres of 11 EU member countries.Some 40 private sector companies from 11 EU member countries intend to join EASE.
More information on the members site.
Chamber of Commerce of Aachen (IHK Aachen)
Chamber of Commerce of Aachen (IHK Aachen) published article related to the "Energy Competence Atlas" by Energy Hills in 2010. More: http://www.aachen.ihk.de/scripts/msg/msg_show.php?ID=106&S=05
ADINE annual meeting at Energy Hills Headquarters
ADINE is a project co-funded by the European Commission by ABB, AREVA, Lund University, OSKE, Compower, Tampere University of Technology and HERMIA (Finland).
ENERGY HILLS had the pleasure to host the annual meeting in Schloss Rahe in Aachen. Prof. Daldrup, CEO of Energy Hills welcomed and opened the meeting. Prof. Monto from RWTH Aachen University E.ON ERC Institue was invited to contribute with a presentation on new developments in Smart Grids.Further speakers had been:
Artyom Syomushkin from AREVA Energietechnik GmbH
Lappeenrranta University of Technology, Finland
Energy Hills can announce its first member from outside our region. The Lappeenrranta University of Technology, Finland, became member of EnergyHills. The membership of this important university shows the growing importance of EnergyHills in the EU. The university was found in 1969 and has 5.500 students. Lappeenranta University is one of the three most important universities of Finland. The university joined Energy Hills to become partner of the European Agency for Sustainable Energy.
Colloquium May 2010: Visit of the Research Center Juelich and the Solar Tower
The visit of the Research Center of Juelich included, after the introduction given by Prof. Bolt, a presentation by Prof. Dr. Schurr (ICG-3) on "Sustainable Production of Biomass and Algae Production".
Dr. Uhlenbruck and Dr. Baumann (IEF-1) presented their research on "Ceramic Membranes for Carbon Capture" and "Materials for High Temperature Fuel Cells" (SOFC)).
Prof. Rau, a founding member of Energy Hills, presented his research on Photovoltaics. In particular he showed the most recent developments in Si-based thin film photovoltaics.
Visit of the Solar Tower
The "Solar Tower" in Juelich serves for research and development for y new generation of high performant solar towers. The preformance data of that plant in Juelich are:
FIMECC from Finland new member of Energy Hills
Dr. Harri Kulmana, Director of FIMECC ltd., Tampere/Finland, signed on 16th June 2010 the application form for membership with Energy Hills.
May 2010: The Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation of the European Commission granted 1,3 million EURO for the ICE-E project
Technical University of Vienna new member of Energy Hills
The Technical University of Vienna is the first member of Energy Hills from Austria. On 1st June 2010 the Rector of the TU Vienna, Prof. Dr. Peter Skalicky, signed the application form. The TU Vienna will be represented to Energy Hills by Mrs. Dr. Gudrun Weinwurm.