9 Renewable Energy promotion and development RegulationEstablishment and maintenance of a regulatory framework that enables the development of Renewable Energies in line with the set objectives, the technical requirements and the characteristics of the transmission and distribution network.Regulation by public tender procedures for wind power plants and other technologies in the special regime (biomass and solar)Enhance the speed and flexibility in the processing of projects.Investment promotionPublic aidsThermal biomassSolar thermal at low temperatureSola photovoltaicSmall biogas plantsProcessing of biomassBiofuel pumpGeothermalMinihydroelectric
10 R&D+i Strategy Priority action lines INTELLIGENT NETWORKS AND DISTRIBUTED GENERATIONRENEWABLE ENERGYENERGY EFFICIENCYELECTRIC VEHICLES AND SUSTAINABLE MOBILITYHYDROGENENERGY CROPS AND BIOFUELSCLEAN COAL USE, AND EMISSIONS REDUCTION OF CO2 CAPTURE
11 Hydrogen new technologies Private non profit foundation.Is Key instrument to promote strategic projects about renewable hydrogen, electric vehicles, energy efficiency ...
12 Improving Communities’ Sustainable Energy Policy Tools STEP PROJECTImproving Communities’ Sustainable Energy Policy ToolsProgramme: Interreg IVC, financed by the European Regional Development Fund, helps regions share solutions.General objectives :Reduction energy consumption and CO2 emissions and increase the rate of renewable energy sources.Promoting regional energy self-sufficiency and energy diversification in line with the EU climate and energy policies.Exchange and transfer of policy practices and elaboration of a comprehensive interregional policy practice guide on local sustainable energy concepts and energy management systems.To support the implementation of sustainable energy actions by identifying adequate financing possibilitiesNetworking and interregional capacity building of local authorities’ staff in the field of sustainable energy planning and implementation8 partners from 6 countries:Hungary: STRIA (Regional Innovation Agency). Government of Mohács.Spain: Government of Aragon. ARGEMFinland: Kainuun Etu ltd. Regional Development Agency.Germany: Saxon Energy Agency.Poland: ARLEG (Regional Development Agency)Ireland: Midland Regional Authority. Mid-West Regional AuthorityProject duration: 3 years. January December 2014.Total Project Budget: € ERDF Funding: €ARAGON Budget: ,45 € ERDF Funding : ,45 €
13 ELYGRID – GOAL OF THE PROJECT ELYGRID Project aims at contributing to the reduction of the total cost of hydrogen produced via electrolysis coupled to renewable energy sources (mainly wind turbines), and focusing on mega watt size electrolyzers (from 0,5 MW and up).MAIN IDEAS:- Big size alkaline electrolyzers- Leitmotiv: reduction of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)- Prototyping and testing with intermittent feeding- Industrialization and market oriented approach
14 Project achievements: Project & Partner Description HyUnder, Assessment of the potential, the actors and relevant business cases for large scale and seasonal storage of renewable electricity by hydrogen underground storage in Europe (www.hyunder.eu )Duration 24 months, from 18/06/2012 to 17/06/2014Budget: € / Funding: €12 project partners from 7 countries (D, F, UK, ES, NL, RO, B):7 institutes or consultants,3 large industry,2 SMEs.Six members from RG or IG.
15 Project achievements: Targets and Approach European Case StudiesDevelopment of individual case studies on hydrogen underground storage for Germany, Spain, the UK, Romania, France and the Netherlands, all based on a common methodology:Regional storage prototype location analysisEconomic scenario type assessment,Introduction of hydrogen into different markets.Sensitivity analysis based on scenarios assumptions.Comparison of the results of the individual case studies.Source: KBB Underground Technologies GmbH
16 Marina Sevilla Tello General Director of Energy and Mining Government of AragonSpain