Program Project Title Duration Budget/Funding(EUR)
On-going projects
ERANET-COFUND Accelerating CCS technologies as a new low-carbon energy vector – ACT 01.02.16-31.01.21 181.250 / 59.812,50
CEF-TRANSPORT 2014 - 2020 POSEIDON MED II 01.12.15-31.12.20 730.000 / 365.000
Horizon 2020 Biomasud Plus: Developing the sustainable market of residential Mediterranean solid biofuels 01.01.16-31.12.19 276.092 / 276.092
Horizon 2020 uP_running: Take-off for sustainable supply of woody biomass from agrarian pruning and plantation removal 01.04.16-30.06.19 255.523 / 255.523
EC DG Research / RFCS Smarter Lignite Open Pit Engineering Solutions (SLOPES) 01.07.15-30.06.18 346.250 / 273.742
LIFE+ 2013 Pilot for rural smart grids through optimisation of energy use and innovative renewable biomass sources (COOP 2020) 01.07.14-30.06.18 350.285 / 175.143
EC INEA - Horizon 2020 Securing future-proof environmentally compatible bioenergy chains (SECURECHAIN) 01.04.15-31.03.18 46.875 / 46.875
EC DG Research / FP7 / Marie Curie Renewable Systems Engineering grant (RENESENG) 01.11.13-31.10.17 166.104 / 166.104
Horizon 2020 - Research & Innovation Actions (RIA) European Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Laboratory Infrastructure (ECCSEL INFRADEV) 01.09.15-31.08.17 119.162,31 / 119.162,31
EC DG Research / RFCS Enhanced Coal Exploitation through UCG Implementation in European Lignite Mines (COAL2GAS) 01.07.14 - 30.06.17 282.102 / 169.261
EC DG Research / RFCS Competitive pre-drying technologies and firing concepts for flexible and efficient lignite utilisation (DRYLIG) 01.07.14-30.06.17 539.083 / 323.449
EC DG Research / RFCS Scale-up of optimized Calcium Looping Process for load flexibe operation (OPTICAL) 01.07.14-30.06.17 449.546 / 269.727
WESTERN MACEDONIA REGION/ MUNICIPALITY OF GREVENA/ GENERAL HOSPITAL OF GREVENA Integrated RES Interventions for the Development of the Local Community of Grevena 02.11.15-30.04.17 181.432,71 / 181.432,71
Western Macedonia Region Energy Upgrading studies for the public buildings EE Florina 01.10.15-01.10.16 150.000 / 150.000
EC DG Research / FP7 Scale-up of Calcium Carbonate Looping Technology for Advanced High Efficiency CO2 Capture from Power and Industrial Plants (SCARLET) 01.09.13-31.08.16 291.200 / 218.400
ÅÏ×/EZES GREVENA Preparation of full file for proposal submission under the European Financial Space/ EZES for the Grevena Regional Unity region 16.07.14-15.07.16 23.370 / 23.370
EC DG Research / RFCS Management of mine water discharges to mitigate environmental risks for post-mining period (MANAGER) 01.07.13 – 30.06.16 108.147 / 64.888
EC DG Research / RFCS Crack Mechanism Understanding and Failure Avoiding Treatment of T24 Tube Material in Advanced Super Critical Coal Fired Steam Generators (CRAMUFAT24) 01.06.13 – 30.06.16 351.607,00 / 210.964,50
EAP Kozani 2012-2016 Development of a model support laboratory of the exploitation activities of dry lignite in the energy mix of Western Macedonia 10.02.16-30.06.16 35.000 / 35.000
Sustainable Energy at the Western Macedonian Municipalities Technical support concerning the formation of Action Plans for Sustainable Energy at the Western Macedonian Municipalities 23.12.14-23.06-16 55.350 / 55.350
EC DG Enterprise and Industry CO2 reduction in the ETS glass industry by means of waste heat utilization 01.12.13-31.05.16 115.724,94 / 86.793,81
Greece-Albania IPA Cross Border Programme 2007-2013 Cross Border Infrastructural Project (CPIB) 01.06.14-31.05.16 95.000/95.000
Greece-Albania IPA Cross Border Programme 2007-2013 Greece / Albania Energy Tourism (GALET) 01.06.14-31.05.16 96.427/96.427
FP7 for Research Delivery of sustainable supply of non-food biomass to support a “resource-efficient” Bioeconomy in Europe (S2BIOM) 01.05.13 – 30.04.16 51.627 / 39.190
Completed projects
EC DGXVII / Thermie B Dissemination of new technologies for coal quality control and homogenization (subcontractor to PPC) 01.11.98-01.10.99 40.000
EC DGXII / OPET CRES-OPET – Partner of the consortium for the promotion of energy technologies 01.11.96-31.10.99 58.230 / 29.115
EC DGXVII / ECSC Fines exploitation and improved products and energy efficiency of a low grade coal briquetting installation (subcontractor of PPC) 01.10.97-31.12.99 28.000.000 GRD
MEDHP Development of an integrated management system with the use of GIS of Ptolemais' district heating network 01.01.98-28.02.00 7.924 / 7.924
GSRT / Bilateral Cooperations Examination of the mineralogical and petrographic characteristics of Greek and Chinese lignite deposits 13.01.98-13.08.00 9.724 / 9.724
GSRT Development of a data base for the Greek lignite 01.11.98-31.10.00 93.910 / 93.910
EC DGXVII / Thermie A Low emissions co-combustion of waste wood and lignite derived products 01.09.97-31.12.00 612.200 / 306.100
EC DG TR-EN / CARNOT Study of the size and type of existing electricity-generating capacity using solid fuels within an enlarged EU 01.01.00-31.12.00 23.500 / 11.750
EC DG TR-EN / CARNOT Study on the Renovation Options for Power Plants Burning Indigenous Solid Fuels in an Enlarged European Union, Taking into Account Environmental and Economic Factors 01.01.00-31.12.00 46.000 / 23.000
GSRT / Bilateral Cooperations Examination of the mineralogical and petrographiv characteristics of Greek an Chinese lignite deposits
GSRT Development of a system for automated quality control and homogenisation of lignite 01.09.98-31.08.01 32.400 / 32.400
EC DGXVII / 5th FP - OPET European Solid Fuels Organisation for Promotion of Energy Technologies (ESF OPET) 01.05.00-30.04.02 180.000 / 90.000
EC DGXVII / Thermie A Demonstration of BGL-gasification under optimized conditions for the European and Asian markets 01.11.98-30.06.02 372.100 / 148.840
Perfecture of Kozani Development of a process for the pilot construction of road bases and sub-bases using fly ash 23.08.00-22.08.02 16.434 / 16.434
E.C. / PHARE FYROM - Investment Option in the Energy Sector “Action plan for fuel supply to thermal power plant of Bitola” (sub-contract to EXERGIA S.A.) 01.01.02-31.12.02 50.000 / 50.000
EC DGXVII / ECSC Production and application of special coke for environmental purposes 01.10.99-31.10.02 420.100 / 252.060
GSRT / Bilateral Cooperations Investigation of the biomass combustion and gasification processes in fluidised beds 25.11.00-24.11.02 11.739 / 11.739
EC DG TR-EN/ 5th FP - Energy & Environment Utilization of residues from biomass co-combustion in pulverized coal boilers (subcontractor to NTUA) 01.10.00-30.09.03 30.000
Ministry of Development Excellence : A develpment tool 01.04.02-31.12.03 250.000 / 250.000
GSRT / Bilateral Cooperations Research on the characterisation of Chinese and Greek fly ash: Mineralogy, geochemistry and environment friendly applications 01.09.01-31.12.03 14.674 / 14.674
EC DG TR-EN/ 5th FP Combined Heat & Power – District Heating Cluster OPET 01.04.03-31.05.04 39.000 / 28.080
EC DG TR-EN/ 5th FP Cleaner Fossil Fuels OPET 01.04.03-31.05.04 327.468 / 206.305
EC DG TR-EN / CARNOT Promotion ïf Renovation Activities in the Russian Energy Sector 26.07.02-25.07.04 205.000 / 102.500
EC DG TR-EN / ECSC Advanced Demineralisation of Coal (subcontractor to PPC) 01.03.04-31.07.04 40.000
Region of West Macedonia / 3rd Regional Operational Programme Energy Technology Park (Ptolemais) 09.02.04-08.08.04 75.000 / 75.000
EC DG TR-EN / FP6 Promotion of an Integrated European and National R&D Initiative for Fossil Energy Technologies towards Zero Emission Power Plant (FENCO) 01.11.03-31.10.04 ERA-net Interested Party
EC DG TR-EN / CARNOT Circulating Fluidised Bed for the Clean and very Efficient Retrofit of an Existing Coal-Fired Power Plant 01.01.03-31.12.04 200.000 / 100.000
CARNOT Evaluation of the lignite industry of the enlarged European Union    
Ministry of Development New products based on brown coal ash residues    
ECSC Monitoring Optimisation of milling systems    
ECSC Characterisation and control of slagging episodes in coal fired boilers    
ECSC Efficient Utilisation of Residual Coals    
PHARE Action plan for fuel Supply to Thermal Power plant Bitola 01.01.02-31.12.02 50.000 / 50.000
GSRT Development of a system for water resources management and artificial recharge of aquifers in areas of open-pit lignite mines    
Ministry of Development Use of fly ash in concrete    
GSRT Investigation of the conditions for the use of low quality lignites in thermal power stations    
Prefecture of Kozani Development of a process for the pilot construction of road bases and sub-bases using fly ash    
O.P. Competitiveness Exploitation of landfill biogas towards environment protection 10.05.03-09.07.05 55.116 / 55.116
EC DG TR-EN/ 5th FP - Energy & Environment Multi Fuel Operated Integrated Clean Energy Process: Thermal Desorption Recycle-Reduce-Reuse Technology 01.08.02-31.07.05 485.000 / 242.500
EC DG TR-EN/ 5th FP ECHAINE Energy Wood Production Chains in Europe 01.10.02-30.09.05 318.890 / 159.445
O.P. W. Macedonia New products based on brown coal ash residues 18.12.03-31.12.05 116.250 / 116.250
EC DG Research / RFCS Development of advance monitoring methods to improve boiler availability and performance (ADMONI) 01.09.03-31.08.06 214.000 / 128.400
EC DG Research / RFCS Assessment of options for CO2 capture and geological sequestration (ASSOCOGS) 01.09.03-31.08.06 297.000 / 178.200
EC DG Research / RFCS Advanced CFB for clean and efficient coal power (CLEFCO) 01.09.03-31.08.06 315.250 / 189.150
EC DG Research / RFCS Upgrading of high moisture, low rank coals to hydrogen and methane (C2H) 01.01.04-31.12.06 231.933 / 139.160
O.P.W. Macedonia Construction of ISFTA's new building 01.06.02-31.10.06 1.469.545 / 1.469.545
GSRT / Bilateral Cooperations On-line monitoring systems for quantitative and qualitative analyses of coal and lignite 01.05.04-30.04.06 11.720 / 11.720
O.P.W. Macedonia / Information Society Electronic Informational Platform for Environmental and Energy Management Issues 01.10.05-30.11.06 155.000 / 155.000
GSRT / Bilateral Cooperations Assessment of CO2 geological storage potential in Greece and in the Czech Republic 01.01.06-31.12.07 11.740 / 11.740
GSRT / Bilateral Cooperations Investigation of the Mechanical and chemical stability of CO2 absorbents during the thermal conversion of brown coals 01.01.06-31.12.07 60.000 / 60.000
GSRT / Bilateral Cooperations Gasification of Biomass and wastes in existing coal-fired power plants 01.01.06-31.12.07 11.740 / 11.740
GSRT / Bilateral Cooperations Definition of mineral matter in Greek and Australia coal 01.01.06-31.12.07 60.000 / 46.000
GSRT / Bilateral Cooperations Co-combustion Behaviour of Secondary Fuels (Biomass and Solid Recovered Fuels) with Coal for Power Generation 01.01.06-31.12.07 60.000 / 55.000
GSRT / Bilateral Cooperations Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Mineralization 01.01.06-31.12.07 60.000 / 46.000
Ministry of Development Excellence: A development tool 01.01.06-31.12.07 866.666 / 866.666
O. P. W. Macedonia Development of a technology for the production of "Clean" Solid Fuels from Lignite and Wastes 01.01.06-30.04.07 125.000 / 125.000
GSRT / Topical Poles Regional Innovation Pole of Western Macedonia 01.12.07-30.11.08 672.500 / 564.750
GSRT Technological potential for CO2 emissions reduction 01.03.07-31.05.08 62.070 / 62.070
EC DG Research / RFCS Zero “dioxin” releases in coal combustion and coal/organic waste co-combustion processes (NoDioxComb) 01.12.04-31.05.08 224.374 / 134.624
EC DG Research / RFCS Utility scale CFB for competitive coal power (CFB800) 01.09.05-31.08.08 350.051 / 210.031
EC DG Research Advanced Biomass Gasification for High-Efficiency Power (BiGPower) 01.10.05-30.09.08 225.960 / 114.480
EC DG Research / IP 6th FP Enhanced Capture of CO2 (ENCAP) 01.03.04-28.02.09 400.000 / 250.000
Centre for Renewable Energy Sources Design and support in construction and installation of an integrated system for biomass gasification 01.04.07-28.02.09 22.500 / 22.500
EC DG TREN / FP6 / SSA Early Market Introduction of New Energy Technologies in liaison with science and industry (ÅÌÉÍÅÍÔ) 01.06.06-31.05.09 89.720 / 52.800
EC DG Research R&D Initiative for Fossil Energy Technologies towards Zero Emission Power Plant 01.06.05-31.05.09 390.240 / 390.240
EC DG Research Abatement of Emission of Trace Pollutants by FGD from co-combustion and environmental characteristics of by-products (ABETRAP) 01.07.06-30.06.09 340.974 / 204.584
EC DG Research / FP6 Pre-normative research on solid biofuels for improved European standards (BIONORM II) 01.01.07-31.12.09 108.438 / 54.219
EC DG Research Hydrogen separation in advanced gasification processes (HYDROSEP) 01.07.06-30.06.09 278.575 / 167.145
EC DG Research Intelligent monitoring and selective cleaning control of deposits in pulverised coal boilers (Clean Selective) 01.07.06-30.06.09 250.002 / 150.001
EC DG Research CO2 Emission Reduction through Combustion Optimisation Technologiew at coal-fired power plants (CERCOT) 01.07.06-30.06.09 280.316,86 / 112.126,74
PPC Solid and fossil fuels analyses according to ISO 17025 01.08.08-28.02.09 145.000 / 145.000
PPC Study concerning the installation of a lignite supercritical power plant, with CO2 capture and sequestration system in W. Macedonia and Evia Island – Economic analysis of CO2 capture and sequestration technologies 14.10.08-28.02.09 35.000 / 35.000
EC DG Research Commercial-Scale Testing of a Fluidized-Bed Drying Plant for highly efficient lignite-fired Power Plants (DRYCOAL) 01.09.06-31.03.09 90.000 / 90.000
GSRT-Bilateral Cooperations Scrutinizing the impact of CCS communication on the general and local public (Impact of Communication) 01.03.09-28.02.10 52.000 / 52.000
Analyses for COAL ENERGY 01.11.09-31.03.10 12.650 / 12.650
DESFA S.A. Development of CO2 emissions monitoring system for terminal Plant Revithousa of DESFA S.A. according to the implementation of EC Guideline 2003/87/ÅÊ in Greece 01.07.09-30.06.10 23.370 / 23.370
ESDKNA Standardisation of Greek SRF based on CEN/TC 343 22.09.09-21.09.10 63.397 / 63.397
GSRT / Bilateral Cooperations Economic modeling and assessment of CCS implementation in Europe (EMACE) 01.03.09-30.09.10 30.000 / 30.000
EC DG Research Enhanced Capture with Oxygen for Scrubbing of CO2 (ECO-Scrub) 01.07.07-30.09.10 392.826 / 197.896
ECOELASTICA Enrichment of solid recovered fuel from municipal waste (SRF/RDF) with tire derived fuel (TDF) 15.10.10-15.07.11 61.500 / 61.500
DESFA S.A. Expansion of CO2 monitoring systems implementation in DESFA installations 01.05.11-31.10.11 15.000 / 15.000
Research for SME / FP7 Adaptation of renewable energy solutions for the olive oil industry (RESOLIVE) 01.07.08-31.12.11 327.630 / 256.399
EC DG Research / FP7 European Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Laboratory Infrastructure (ECCSEL) 01.01.11-31.12.11 59.860 / 32.747
PPC Solid and fossil fuels analyses according to ISO 17025 01.08.08 – 21.02.12 672.120 / 672.120
EC DG TREN / FP7 Demonstration of Large Scale Biomass Co-firing and Supply Chain Integration (DEBCO) 01.06.08-31.05.12 498.000 / 260.000
Un. of W. Macedonia Expert Service provision for metals analyses 08.03.12-30.06.12 3.500 / 3.500
FP7-Regions Developing Research and Innovation Environment in five European Regions in the field of Sustainable Use of Biomass Resources (BIOCLUS) 01.09.09-31.08.12 265.627,50 / 265.627,50
INTERREG IVC / BioEnArea Potential of the Integral Use of the Energetic Crops Analysis and its Importance within Biomass Action Plans (BIOREF) 01.01.11-31.12.12 48.000 / 40.800
INTERREG IVC / BioEnArea The Bioenergy System Planners Handbook (BISYPLAN) 01.01.11-31.12.12 46.480 / 39.508
INTERREG IVC / BioEnArea Biomass and solid biofules certification and traceability control system (BIOPATH) 01.01.11-31.12.12 60.000 / 51.000
Regulatory Authority for Energy Study concerning the revision of the Greek regulatory framework for the Greek RDF/SRF fuel market 28.09.12-27.12.12 23.370 / 23.370
Greek Municipality Study on biowaste management 19.09.12-19.12.12 18.450 / 18.450
Municipal Enterprise of District Heating of Ptolemais Provision of services for a road map towards sustainable energy for municipality of Ptolemais - Eordea 01.05.13-31.10.13 20.910 / 20.910
Municipal Enterprise of District Heating of Ptolemais Preliminary study for the development of a project for combined power 1 MWe and heat 6 MWth 04.02.13 – 03.07.13 22.755 / 22.755
Municipal Enterprise for Water Supply and Drainage of Kozani Preliminary study for the upgrade and expansion of the district heating system of Kozani with the use of alternative energy sources 14.10.12-04.06.13 49.200 / 49.200
NSRF - Cooperation Energy exploitation of solid and liquid biofuels in the power sector (ENER-BIO) 01.11.10-30.04.13 363.100 / 363.100
SMART + Promotion of RTD & SME Innovation Mini-Programme (SMART+) (STP) 01.05.11-30.04.13 45.000 / 45.000
SMART + Promotion of RTD & SME Innovation Mini-Programme (SMART+) (TREC) 01.05.11-30.04.13 45.000 / 45.000
Regional Fund for Development of Crete Provision of technical support in the framework of “MEDEEA” project, of the European INTERREG MED Programme 10.04.12-31.05.13 37.342,80 / 37.342,80
EC DG Research / RFCS Study of Deep Underground Coal Gasification and the Permanent Storage of CO2 in the Affected Areas (UCG-CO2) 01.07.10-30.06.13 232.786 / 139.672
EC DG Research / RFCS Modelling and experimental validation of Calcium Looping CO2-capture process for near-zero CO2 emission power plants (CAL-MOD) 01.07.10-30.06.13 575.810 / 345.486
INTERREG / MED ENERMED - Énergies Renouvelables Méditerranéennes 01.07.10-30.06.13 150.000 / 150.000
Energy / FP7 BioMaxEff: Cost efficient biomass boiler systems with maximum annual efficiency and lowest emissions 01.09.10-31.08.13 251.061 / 170.986
EC DG Research / FP7 Research into Impacts and Safety in CO2 Storage (RISCS) 01.01.10-31.12.13 442.000 / 336.500
EC DG Research / FP7 EUROpean multilevel integrated BIOREFinery design for sustainable biomass processing (EuroBioRef) 01.03.10-28.02.14 458.696,67 / 141.905,28
LIFE+ 2010 Development and implementation of a demonstration system on Integrated Solid Waste Management for Tinos in line with the Waste Framework Directive (LIFE ISWM-THNOS) 01.10.11-31.05.14 144.568 / 72.284
Regional Fund for Development of West Macedonia Provision of expert advisory services in the framework of the project "Promotion of residual biomass in the Mediterranean basin" (PROFORBIOMED) 18.12.12-18.06.14 156.702 / 156.702
Regional Fund for Development of West Macedonia European River Corridor Improvement Plans (ERCIP) 10.03.14-30.11.14 42.379,65/43.379,65
SEE-Transnational Cooperation Programme Sustainable networks for the energetic use of lignucellulosic biomass in South East Europe (FOROPA) 01.12.12-30.11.14 256.000 / 256.000
LIFE+ 2009 ENERGY-WASTE: Energy Exploitation of Non-Recyclable Urban Waste in a Sustainable Waste-to-Energy Market 01.01.11-31.12.14 476.569 / 228.284
EC DG Research / RFCS Complex mining exploitation : optimizing mine design and reducing the impact on human environment (COMEX) 01.07.12-30.06.15 237.600,50 / 142.560,30
NSRF - Cooperation Novel Technologies on the implementation of CCS 01.09.13-30.06.15 114.225,40/114.225,40
STC Programme MED Smart Interregional Cooperation Strategy for Innovation capacities in the Energy Sector on the MED area 01.04.14-30.06.15 40.590 / 40.590
ECOELASTIKA 2015_1 Sampling and analysis of end of life tyres (ELT), exploited in the cement industry 15.04.15-15-07-15 20.172 / 20.172
GSRT - PAVET Green Waste Tyres Ìanagement System 28.04.14-28.07.15 73.800 / 73.800
Development projects for Research Centers in Greece (KRIPIS) “SYNERGY” within the field “Energy & Environment” 01.08.13-30.07.15 375.000 / 375.000
GSRT - PAVET Smart Recovery of materials and upgrade of organic Compost & RDF in existing Mechanical Biological Treatment Plants by using NIR technology (SmartWasteTech) 43.050/43.050
GSRT / NSRF Optimization of Clean Fuels performance for low carbon emissions 31.01.14-31.07.15 250.000/250.000
GSRT-Bilateral Collaboration between Greece & China Thermal Exploitation of Refused Derived Fuel (TE-RDF) 20.08.13-19.08.15 186424,44/186.424,44
NSRF - Bilateral Cooperation Greece-Germany COoperation for the development of Advanced predried Lignite firing technology towards improving Efficiency and Environmental Performance in large scale electricity production (COALEEP) 01.11.13-30.10.15 219.440/219.440
FP7-SCIENCE-IN-SOCIETY-2011-1 Research and Civil Society Dialogue towards a low-carbon society (R&Dialogue) 01.01.12-30.11.15 250.429 / 250.429
EC DG Research / FP7 Bioeconomy regional strategy toolkit (BERST) 01.12.13-30.11.15 56.214,91/40.235,00
INFRA-2011-1.1.15 The European Research Infrastructure for Thermochemical Biomass Conversion (BRISK) 01.11.11-30.11.15 131.000 / 111.350
Western Macedonia Region Technical Support Consultant Services for the Region of Western Macedonia: Action Plan for Utilization of Biomass focusing on District Heating 20.09.2015-30.12.2015 17.835 / 17.835
e-TEN Sustainable maritime transport with LNG between Greek mainland and islands - TEN-T (ARCHIPELAGO-LNG) 01.10.14-31.12.15 278.628 / 139.314
EC DG Research / FP7 European Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Laboratory Infrastructure Prparatory Phase 2 (ECCSEL PPII) 01.01.13-31.12.15 62.250 / 40.125
DEPA S.A. Study for the use of Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) for energy production in islandic areas 09.04.15-16.02.16 120.000/120.000
Energy / FP7 Á novel technology for producing bio-based synthetic textile fibres from biomass-derived furanic monomers (ECOLASTANE) 01.03.13-29.02.16 530.480 / 530.480
(160.000/160.000)
Greece-Albania IPA Cross Border Programme 2007-2013 Greek-Albanian cross border cooperation in Biomass Exploitation “GABE” 01.04.14 -31.03.16 115.948,4/115.948,4