Energy Technology Programme

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 14 March 2013

The New and Renewable Energy Programme supports pre-competitive research and development to help improve the understanding of the prospects for renewable energies and to improve their economic attractiveness. The current budget is about GBP18 million per year, awarded through a call and evaluation process. The programme supportED industry-led R&D projects in the areas of: biofuels, fuel cells, photovoltaics, wind energy (primarily offshore) distributed generation (including energy storage), wave and tidal energy, and small-scale hydro.

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