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So far TOP-REF Project has created 57 blog entries.

An European project towards more efficient and sustainable industries

Magazine: Smart Quimic Publish year: 2014 Summary: Coordinated by the Centre for Research on Resources and Energy Consumption (CIRCE in Spanish), TOP-REF is aimed at improving efficiency in energy use and raw material consumption in the chemical, agrochemical and petrochemical industry sectors. The project is financed by the European Commission; Tecnalia, Fertinagro (Grupo TERVALIS) and Dow Chemical [...]

TOP-REF: More competitive, efficient and sustainable industries

Magazine: Automática e Instrumentación Publish year: 2014 Summary: Reducing the use of materials, water, energy, CO2 emissions and production costs, are some of the main goals of TOP-REF project, which has been funded by the European Commission. The project is aligned with the EU and Horizon 2020 strategies for achieving a more competitive and sustainable [...]

TOP-REF develops a first set of indicators to improve the energy efficiency of intensive industries

After its first year of execution, the TOP-REF project is progressing smoothly according to the established planning, and is already generating its first results. Among the main outcomes achieved in the first period, there is the first set of Key Resources Indicators (KRIs), including an innovative exergy indicator. The headlines KRIs are: Direct Primary Energy [...]

TOP-REF is presented as a success story at the PPP SPIRE impact workshop

Last 21st & 22nd of April , the project TOP-REF participated in the impact workshop of the PPP SPIRE – Sustainable Process Industry through Resource and Energy Efficiency, held in Brussels. TOP-REF, together with other projects showed the impacts achieved and those to be achieved over the efficieny of reosurces in the EU industry. In [...]

TOP-REF joins forces with another European project on the improvement of industrial resource performance

Last 29th of January, the TOP-REF partner CIRCE hosted at his offices in Brussels the kick off meeting of the STYLE project – Sustainability toolkit for easy life-cycle evaluation-. The project is a Coordination and Support Action (CSA) funded by the European Commission, and is part of the projects developed in the framework of the [...]