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SEREA 2019 - Lisboa

Event Date: 
Monday 15 July 2019 to Wednesday 17 July 2019

Professor Helena Ramos of IST-Lisboa will be presenting at SEREA2019 our latest research into PAT technology.

The Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) will hold the XVI SEREA - Ibero-American Seminar on Supply and Drainage Systems from July 15 to 17, 2019 in Lisbon.

The main objective of the Seminar is to foster the sharing of knowledge and experience among the Ibero-American community of specialists and management professionals working in the field of supply and drainage systems with a view to improving the efficiency, performance and safety of the systems.

The seminar program includes lectures and technical sessions on supply and drainage systems focusing on today's major challenges, such as adaptation to climate change, water and energy efficiency, information management and safety.

Open Day at our Demonstration Site in Andalucia - now booking

Event Date: 
Wednesday 29 May 2019

Visit our demonstration site in Andalucia for this free event to see our innovative micro-hydro technology in action in Irrigation networks

Join us for our open day and visit our REDAWN project pilot plant, which pioneers the recovery of valuable energy lost in irrigation water networks.   Take the opportunity to meet with members of the project team and discuss the project.  

This event demonstrates technology that recovers part of the energy lost in irrigation networks through the use of hydraulic microturbines (PAT) that take advantage of the excess pressure in the network to generate energy, allowing us to save resources and improve the sustainability of the water and irrigation sector.

The day will include a visit to the facilities of Nueces de Calonge to meet this important company that has opted for the technical challenges and the expected benefits of the project. To end the day, over lunch you can meet our Spanish partners, FERAGUA, FAEN and the University of Córdoba and discuss the project in more detail.

Register now for your free place at this event as numbers are limited.

This event will be highlighting work from the REDAWN research project (redawn.eu).  REDAWN aims to improve the energy efficiency of water networks through the installation of innovative micro-hydropower technology. This technology will recover wasted energy in existing pipe networks across irrigation, public water supply, process industry, and waste-water network settings.

This project, which brings together 15 partners from 5 countries on the Atlantic coast, has a budget of 2.9 million Euros and is financed by the Interreg Atlantic Area program through the European Regional Development Fund.

For more information please follow this link to our Eventbrite page or call our hosts FERAGUA on (+34) 954 56 25 20.

 

Europump2019

Event Date: 
Thursday 23 May 2019 to Saturday 25 May 2019

We will be exhibiting on REDAWN at EUROPUMP2019, the international conference for European pump manufacturers.

WWT Water Northern Ireland

Event Date: 
Thursday 21 February 2019

The only event in Northern Ireland tackling the challenges in the water sector with all major stakeholders. 

We will be showing off our latest work on our stall, so do come and meet the team.

The Northern Ireland water sector is facing ever-greater pressures, including economic restraints and uncertainty, to unprecedented demand for growth in the water network. Compounded with both Brexit and PC21 approaching, it is crucial that leaders from across the sector work collaboratively to drive efficiency and embrace this disruptive change. - James Brockett, Editor, Water & Wastewater Treatment (WWT)

20th Annual Carrefour L'Eau

Event Date: 
Wednesday 30 January 2019 to Thursday 31 January 2019

We will be exhibiting our latest work at the Carrefour L'Eau.  Now in its 20th year, this will be a major event bringing together professionals from across the community water management sector in France.  

 

Conference: Micro hydraulic power: sustainable solutions in urban areas

Event Date: 
Thursday 15 November 2018


REDAWN partners FAEN took part in a session at this conference focused on the possibilities of harnessing hydraulic power in urban areas for the general public.

The conference was organized by Botánico of Gijón in the framework of “Science Week”, whose main aim is to make Science and Technology more attractive to the General Public.

During the session FAEN presented the REDAWN project, objectives and actions, and explained the technology of PATs. At the end of the speeches there was a very active debate where people showed a great interest for PATs and they proposed some applications.
Speakers were Mr. Jose Luis Suarez Sierra, PhD. Professor in Civil Work Department in University of Oviedo and CEO Grupo Tactica; Mr. Vidal Gago CEO of the Municipal Water Company of Gijón and Mr. Indalecio González Fernández, Head of the Renewable Energies Department of FAEN
 
Find out more:

Find out more about the projects covered in the day:

http://www.faen.es/
https://botanico.gijon.es/ 

Blue innovation: main engine for sustainable growth in the Atlantic Area

Event Date: 
Monday 22 October 2018

The next Interreg Atlantic Area Programme annual event “Blue innovation: main engine for sustainable growth in the Atlantic Area”,  is due to take place on 22 October 2018 at Auditorio Mar de Vigo.

The main focus of this event will be the contribution of the Atlantic Area programme to innovation in the maritime economy, whether through its linkage with the Atlantic Strategy or by sharing the views, experiences and good practices of experienced speakers on this matter. It will be an opportunity to share know-how and expertise in the area of blue innovation, gathering relevant stakeholders in the field of regional and maritime policy in the Atlantic Area to inspire and connect participants.

There will also be an exhibition where you can learn more about some of the supported projects that contribute to blue growth and innovation in the Atlantic Area: REDAWN will be exhibiting, so please come along and meet some of our partners.

Registrations by email: events@atlanticarea.eu

 

Partner visit to HELab facility, Naples

Event Date: 
Thursday 11 October 2018

All partners from the REDAWN project will be visiting the HeLab Facility at University of Naples Federico II this autumn.

The Hydro Energy Laboratory (HELab) is a unique third party laboratory for hydro-mechanical group qualification test, included in the new standard EN16480, according to directives 2005/32/EC and 2009/125/EC. The lab is provided with three test rig for pumps of different size, motor and groups. An automatic control system allow fast measurements of all, hydraulic, mechanical and electric parameters. HELab competencies refer to electro-pump effociency, energy production, fluid mechanics, prototipation and tecnology transfer.

The laboratory is managed by Professor Armando Carravetta, one of our REDAWN partners.

WATEF conference 2018

Event Date: 
Wednesday 5 September 2018 to Friday 7 September 2018

We will be featured in special sessions at the Water Efficiency Network's conference; the Future of Water in Europe: Local, regional and global best practice.  This will take place in Aveiro, Portugal from 5-7 September.

Watch the industry session on MHP technology at www.bit.ly/REDAWNLive on Friday 7 September at 10am (local time)

International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment

Event Date: 
Wednesday 25 July 2018 to Friday 27 July 2018

 

Partners from the REDAWN project took part with promoters of small hydropower stations to discuss innovations from the latest work on harvesting clean energy from water networks.

The conference was organized by Fundación Asturiana de la Energía (FAEN) at the University of Mieres, in the framework of the International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment.

During the session REDAWN partners could show the potential and possibilities of installing micro hydropower plants in  water networks and promoters presented their experiences in real projects, indicating barriers, explaining benefits and telling stories.

Speakers were Mr. Daniel Álvarez Díaz. Researcher in Research Centre Prodintec; Jose Luis Suarez Sierra, PhD. Professor in Civil Work Department in University of Oviedo and CEO Grupo Tactica; and the partners of the REDAWN project Mrs. Helena Margarida Machado da Silva Ramos Professor in Technical University of Lisbon and Jorge García Morillo. Professor in Hydraulic Engineering Department – University of Cordoba. The chairman of the session was Mr. Indalecio González Fernández, Head of the Renewable Energies Department of FAEN

Find out more:

Find out more about the projects covered in the day:

http://www.faen.es/
http://www.ircseeme.com/

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