November 10, 2023
In this interview we talk to Ina Herchenröder from our project partner NBG in Borkum. Find out more about her tasks relating to the implementation of the project on the pilot island of Borkum in all project-related matters.
November 10, 2023
The Clean energy for EU islands secretariat invites you to participate in the Call for Postcards. Share your unique perspectives and stand a chance to have your photograph featured as a postcard at the 2024 #CE4EUislands forum.
October 2, 2023
In the fourth issue of the ISLANDER newsletter you will learn about the project progress and next steps in an interview with project coordinator Alfredo Gonzalez Naranjo. Also this newsletter includes information about the start of the installations on Borkum, new deliverables as well as events and conference visits.
October 2, 2023
During the Borkum Energy Days, held on September 15th and 16th, the ISLANDER project partners of the Stadtwerke Borkum introduced an upcoming Citizen Engagement Workshop on November 4th, 2023. The Workshop aims at informing residents about the benefits of forming an energy community to empower citizens to actively participate in shaping the energy transition on Borkum.
September 25, 2023
In this joint document ten H2020 projects aimed at decarbonising islands raise awareness around challenges and opportunities in the replication of islands decarbonisation initiatives, as well as provide relevant regulatory, socioeconomic, and technical recommendations.
September 20, 2023
The ISLANDER project has reached a significant milestone with the initiation of the installation phase on the island of Borkum this August. This marks a notable step forward in the project's efforts to introduce advanced energy solutions, contributing to the decarbonisation of the island.
August 23, 2023
At the end of July project partner elmy published two deliverables, focusing on forecasting the individual energy demand and renewable supply generation of Borkum’s end-users. These deliverables complement the improved multi-scale forecasting methodology, that is established in the ISLANDER project.
August 18, 2023
Introducing Alfredo Gonzalez Naranjo from AYESA, the project coordinator of the ISLANDER project. Gain insights into his perspective on the project's primary challenges and objectives. Furthermore, Alfredo provides a comprehensive update on the project's current advancements and outlines the forthcoming steps
July 26, 2023
Behavioural researcher Sarah Delcourt discusses her work in the ISLANDER project and her choice to focus on renewable energy. She also shares her experiences regarding gender diversity in the field.
July 12, 2023
The Clean energy for EU islands secretariat launched a Call for Applications for 30 renewable islands by 2030. The primary objective of this call is to identify and support 30 islands or groups of islands over the next three years, enabling them to achieve complete energy independence through 100% renewable sources by 2030.
June 26, 2023
The success of the ISLANDER project in achieving a zero-emission future on Borkum relies not only on implementing advanced technology but also on consumers' willingness to engage with the technology and adapt their daily energy consumption behavior. Deliverable D5.4 - Report on the consumer engagement actions presents insights that can help increase consumer engagement with the project and its technologies.
June 15, 2023
In this interview Ismini Moustafelou from DAFNI talks about her work in the ISLANDER project, why she chose to work in the field of renewable energy and about her experience regarding gender diversity.
June 15, 2023
The Replication Board on EU islands Decarbonisation, organised by GIFT in collaboration with nine other projects, convened on June 6th 2023 to delve into the critical topic of decarbonisation and its implications for European islands. The board provided a platform for knowledge sharing and collaboration, highlighting the challenges and opportunities in achieving a sustainable energy mix for EU islands.
April 25, 2023
The Clean Energy for EU islands forum 2023 will take place in Saaremaa, Estonia on 7 and 8 June 2023. Become part of the knowledge hub on the EU clean energy transition on islands and get insights into the most pressing energy-related challenges through high level-political panel discussions, keynotes and workshops.
April 17, 2023
From the 29th to 30th of March, the ISLANDER partners met in the beautiful city of Leuven, Belgium for their General Assembly in Month 30 of the project. The meeting was organised by project partners KU Leuven and elmy.
February 9, 2023
In this interview Elodie Courtois from elmy talks about her work in the ISLANDER project, why she chose to work in the field of renewable energy and about her experience regarding gender diversity.
November 29, 2022
From 14 November to 16 November 2022, the first face-to-face General Assembly of the ISLANDER project took place. The project partners used the time to discuss the progress of the different work packages, open questions, blocking points and the next steps of the project.
September 30, 2022
In the third issue of the ISLANDER newsletter you will find information about improved multi-scale forecasting tools, events ISLANDER participated in and more.
September 16, 2022
The ISLANDER project was part of the Sustainable Places 2022 workshop on European Actions Towards Geographic Islands Decarbonisation together with 7 other H2020 funded projects. In two interactive sessions the participants discussed funding possibilities and innovation aspects for decarbonising islands.
September 2, 2022
Within the ISLANDER project an improved multi-scale forecasting methodology will be established. This is of central importance for the development of grid management algorithms running the smart IT platform.
April 26, 2022
On April 26, 2022, the first Green Hysland Workshop took place in a hybrid format in Cres, Croatia and online. Our project partner IDENER presented the ISLANDER project and talked about the role of hydrogen in decarbonising Borkum. Project partner EMEC demonstrated the various hydrogen projects taking place on Orkney islands.
January 31, 2022
In the second issue of the ISLANDER newsletter you can find news about the progress of the project, an overview of the published deliverables so far, as well as information on events to come. Finally, learn a few interesting facts about our pilot island Borkum.
January 27, 2022
What has been happening in the first 16 months of the project? Here we give you a brief overview of some exciting progress that has been accomplished.
September 24, 2021
Which will be the most innovative technologies in the future? To get to the bottom of this question, the ISLANDER project participated in a series of webinars organized by RINA Consulting S.p.A. in September.
July 1, 2021
The first ISLANDER newsletter has been released in June 2020, featuring a short project description, a brief presentation of the consortium and of the technologies to be implemented in the pilot island Borkum.
March 8, 2021
March 4, 2021
BRIDGE is a European Commission initiative which unites Horizon 2020 Smart Grid, Energy Storage, Islands, and Digitalisation Projects to create a structured view of cross-cutting issues which are encountered in the demonstration projects and may constitute an obstacle to innovation.
February 10, 2021
One of the main pillars of the ISLANDER project is its replication strategy. It entails 3 steps and aims at fostering the replication and upscaling of innovative Smart Grid solutions in EU islands.
November 5, 2020