Projects

The FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy is strongly involved and participates in a large number of European and local research projects. See below the list of selected projects.

ERIGrid II

European Research Infrastructure supporting Smart Grid Systems Technology Development, Validation and Roll Out II.

Funding Agency: Horizon 2020
Date: 04/2020 - 08/2024

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FEVER

Flexible energy production, demand and storage-based virtual power plants for electricity markets and resilient DSO operation.

Funding Agency: Horizon 2020
Date: 02/2020 - 07/2023 

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EDDIE

Education for digitalisation of energy.
 
Funding Agency: Erasmus + KA2
Date: 01/2020 - 12/2022

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SYNERGY

Digitising and transforming European industry and services: digital innovation hubs and platforms.
 
Funding Agency: Solar Era Net/ RPF
Date: 01/2020 - 06/2023

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ROM-PV

Reducing the photovoltaic operation and maintenance (O&M) costs through an advanced online platform.

Funding Agency: Research Promotion Foundation 
Date: 12/2019 - 12/2022 

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FLEXGRID

A novel smart grid architecture that facilitates high RES penetration through innovative markets towards efficient interaction between advanced electricity grid management and intelligent stakeholders.
 
Funding Agency: Horizon 2020
Date: 10/2019 - 09/2022

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BERLIN

Cost-effective rehabilitation of public buildings into smart and resilient nano-grids using storage.
 
Funding Agency: ENI CBC MED
Date: 09/2019- 09/2022

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PANTERA

Pan European Technology Energy Research Approach.
 
Funding Agency: Horizon 2020
Date: 01/2019 - 12/2023

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MOST


Developing advanced master’s education based on Smart Grid technology (Acronym: MOST - Master educatiOn Smart Technology).

Funding Agency: Erasmus+
Date: 10/2018 - 08/2021

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DRIMPAC

Unified DR interoperability framework enabling market participation of active energy consumers.
 
Funding Agency: Horizon 2020
Date: 09/2018 - 08/2021

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DELTA

Future tamper-proof demand response framework through self-configured, self-optimized and collaborative virtual distributed energy nodes.
 
Funding Agency: Horizon 2020
Date: 05/2018 - 04/2021

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ESPRESSO

Efficient Structures and Processes for Reliable Perovskite Solar Modules.
 
Funding Agency: Horizon 2020
Date: 04/2018 - 03/2021

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AT-SGIRES

Advanced Teaching and training on Smart grid and Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Systems/AT‐SGIRES.

Funding Agency: Erasmus+
Date: 10/2017 - 10/2020 

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HYBUILD

Innovative compact HYbrid electrical/thermal storage systems for low energy BUILDings.

Funding Agency: Horizon 2020
Date: 10/2017 - 09/2021

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PEARL-PV

Performance and reliability of photovoltaic systems: Evaluations of large-scale monitoring data.

Funding Agency: COST
Date: 09/2017 - 08/2021

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PV-ESTIA

Enhancing storage integration in buildings with Photovoltaics.

Funding Agency: Balkan Med
Date: 08/2017 - 03/2020

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InteGRIDy

Integrated smart GRID cross-functional solutions for optimized synergetic energy distribution, utilization storage technologies.

Funding Agency: Horizon 2020
Date: 2016 - 2020 

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Pegasus

Promoting effective generation and sustainable uses of electricity.

Funding Agency: MED
Date: 09/2016 - 03/2019

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GOFLEX

Generalized operational FLEXibility for integrating renewables in the distribution grid.

Funding Agency: Horizon 2020
Date: 1/1/2016 - 1/11/2019

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TwinPV

Stimulating scientific excellence through twinning in the quest for sustainable energy.

Funding Agency: Horizon 2020
Date: 1/01/2016 - 1/01/2019 

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DEM4BIPV

Development of innovative educational material for building integrated photovoltaics.

Funding Agency: ERASMUS+
Date: 1/09/2015 - 1/09/2018 

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PV-Expert

Early and reliable detection of degradation in photovoltaics.

Funding Agency: Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation
Date: 1/06/2015 - 1/06/2017 

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MENS

Meeting of Energy professional Needs.

Funding Agency: Horizon 2020
Date: 1/03/2015 - 31/08/2017 

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ECO-RED

European quality Course system for Renewable Energy Development.

Funding Agency: ERASMUS+
Date: 2015 - 2018 

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GREEN+

Renewable energy management for small and medium scale distributed generators in rural environment.

Funding Agency: NER300
Date: 2014 – 2018 

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PV-NET

Promotion of PV energy through net metering optimization.  

Funding Agency: MED
Date: 2013 - 2015 

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PV-Tune

Spectrally tuned solar cells for improved energy harvesting.

Funding Agency: European Regional Development Fund and the Republic of Cyprus through the Research Promotion Foundation of Cyprus
Date: 2013 - 2015 

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Smart PV

Smart net metering for promotion and cost-efficient grid-integration of PV technology in Cyprus.

Funding Agency: LIFE+
Date: 2013 - 2017 

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PV-Degradation

Reliable assessment of degradation in new thin-film photovoltaic technologies.

Funding Agencies: European Regional Development Fund and the Republic of Cyprus through the Research Promotion Foundation of Cyprus 
Date: 2013 - 2015 

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NOVARIPHOS

Novel transient photovoltaic (PV) system models for the study of the power quality and fault behaviour under increasing penetration levels.

Funding Agency: University of Cyprus
Date: November 2013 – 2015 

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MUREE TEMPUS IV

Modernizing Undergraduate Renewable Energy Education: EU Experience for Jordan.  

Funding Agency: European Commission
Date: 2012 - 2015 

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PV-Upgrade

The project proposes to study the real outdoor performance of a number of crystalline, thin-film and concentrator PV (CPV) systems. Outdoor testing of a variety of PV technologies at the state-of-the-art University of Cyprus (UCY) PV park is already producing valuable information.
 
Funding Agency: Research Promotion Foundation of Cyprus
Date: 2009 - 2014 

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APOLLON

APOLLON is the acronym for Multi-APprOach for high efficiency integrated and inteLLigent CONcentrating PV module (systems), a large integrated project carried out in the frame of the VII European Program. 

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