European Projects, ENIAC
Date: 01/04/2012 - 31/03/2015
Philips Electronics Nederland BV
13 partners from 5 nations
18,4 Mio. €
Buildings consume 40% of Europe‘s energy. Over 50% of use in commercial buildings is for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and lighting. The European Commission has decided that, from 2020, all new construction must consume net-zero-energy. This will only be possible using integrated renewable energy sources. Direct current (DC) grids in buildings can increase efficiency of electricity distribution and equipment by 5% and boost solar power system efficiency by 7%. The ENIAC JU project DCC+G is developing energy-efficient, integrated DC energy distribution based on advanced semiconductor power technologies.
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