Our multidisciplinary team

Our multidisciplinary team
The Consortium

Wirtschaft und Infrastruktur GmbH & Co Planungs-KG (WIP)

WIP – Renewable Energies, Germany

WIP has been active in the field of renewable energy for over three decades working with industrial and public sector clients at the international level. The services it offers include coordination of the implementation of large-scale renewable energy systems and energy efficiency projects, interdisciplinary research that focuses on energy issues while addressing economic, environmental, legal and social framework conditions and high-level event management and for European projects, conferences, workshops and campaigns.


European Small Hydropower Association (ESHA)

ESHA, European Small Hydropower Association, Belgium

Represents the interests of the small hydropower sector by promoting the benefits and opportunities of hydropower on EU level. ESHA campaigns for improved market conditions for the hydropower sector, removal of barriers to hydropower development and an increase in hydro electricity production in the EU and wider Europe. The association serves as a platform for actors in the hydropower field.


National Technical University of Athens, Mechanical Engineering (NTUA)

NTUA, National Technical University of Athens, Mechanical Engineering , Greece

The National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) is the oldest and most prestigious educational institution in Greece, in the field of technology and has contributeThe LEADER Approachd unceasingly to the country's scientific, technical and economic development since its foundation in 1836.
The Laboratory of Hydraulic Turbomachines (LHT) belongs to the School of Mechanical Engineering, NTUA, and its discipline activities are mainly focused on the design, simulation and testing of hydraulic machinery and installations, size optimisation and operation of hydroelectric plants, pumped energy storage (PES) units and hybrid RES-hydro systems.


University College Cork, Sustainable Energy Research Group (UCC)

UCC, University College Cork, Sustainable Energy Research Group, Ireland

UCC is one of Ireland's leading research universities, with an international student population drawn from 98 different countries, and over 1,000 Ph.D. research students. Here will be uploaded information about the project progress and achievements. Please come back for updates.
UCC's Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG) includes a team of eight lecturers, four postdoctoral fellows, twelve Ph.D. students and 30 M.Eng.Sc. students with backgrounds in civil, environmental, electrical, electronic, mechanical engineering, mathematical physics and numerical modelling. UCC has a long history in the field of wind energy research and has significant experience in wind forecasting for wind power systems, wind energy integration via energy storage, and renewable energy systems modelling. A sister research group, the Hydraulic and Maritime Research Centre (HMRC), concentrates on marine renewables, including wave, tidal and offshore wind energy.


Helmut-Schmidt-Universität, electrical Engineering Department (HSU)

HSU, Helmut-Schmidt-Universität, electrical Engineering Department, Germany

HSU was founded in 1973 and consists of 4 faculties that cover technical, economic and social sciences and humanities. Over 3000 students are served by overall 830 educational and administrative staff members and technical personnel. The main research objectives of the chair electrical power systems are the dimensioning and operation of smart grids, distributed power systems, renewable energies in power systems and the application of energy storage in power grids and on-board electrical systems.


National Renewable Energy Centre - RE Grid Integration Department (CENER)

CENER, National Renewable Energy Centre - RE Grid Integration Department, Spain

The National Renewable Energy Centre (CENER) of Spain is an applied research centre of international reputation. With a staff of more than 200 highly qualified professionals, it provides R&D services worldwide in wind, thermal and photovoltaic solar energy, biomass, bioclimatic architecture and renewable energy grid integration.


Energy System Department (EMD)


EMD, Energy System Department , Denmark

EMD has over 20 years of experience supplying countries worldwide with software, preparation of detailed feasibility analyses, study appraisals and second opinion analyses for many different types of distributed energy projects. It is in a position to give an unbiased appraisal of the viability of wind energy, cogeneration, RES and other energy projects at a particular site.


Energy Economics Group - TU Wien (EEG)

EEG, Energy Economics Group - TU Wien, Austria

The Energy Economics Group (EEG) is a department of the Institute of Energy Systems and Electric Drives at Vienna University of Technology, Austria. The core fields of research of EEG are: (i) system integration strategies of renewable and new energy technologies, (ii) energy modelling, scenario analyses and energy policy strategies, (iii) energy market analysis, (iv) sustainable energy systems and technologies and (v) environmental economics and climate change policies. In the last 15 years, EEG has coordinated and carried out many international and national research projects. At present, EEG employs a permanent scientific staff of 35 people.


Malachy Walsh & Partners (MWP)

MWP, Malachy Walsh & Partners, Ireland

Malachy Walsh and Partners is an Engineering and Environmental consultancy that provides services to private, industrial and public sectors in all areas of engineering and environment in Ireland and the UK. MWP is one of the leading companies in Ireland in the development of wind farms, working in all stages of development including initial feasibility studies, design, EIA, planning, construction management and environmental monitoring. The company is currently involved in a number of pumped storage proposals in Ireland at feasibility and planning stage.