Small hydro action for the promotion of efficient .. (SHAPES)
Small hydro action for the promotion of efficient solutions
Start date: 01 Dec 2007,
End date: 30 Nov 2009
The overall objective of SHAPES is to facilitate and strengthen the co-operation between EU Small Hydropower (SHP) Research and Market actors, with the overall objective of streamlining future research & development and promote R&D results in order to enhance penetration of SHP and know-how with the EU and on new markets in developing countries. The SHAPES action is highly relevant with the aim of undertaking RD&D evaluation and coordination on the Small Hydropower sector, exploring synergies and common R&D areas of Small hydropower with other renewable energies technologies, creating a strong communication network among major European research actors for preparing the ground for a possible future Research Infrastructure within FP7 and enhancing the educational base of small hydropower specialists.
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