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TOP-REF achieves a CEN Workshop Agreement on the standardization of the Key Resource Indicators

The project partner Danish Standards has recently publishes the CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) Methodology to measure and improve the resource efficiency of resource intensive processes. This European CWA specifies a cross-sectorial methodology for identifying, characterizing and implementing a set of indicators whose purpose it is to enable an organization to improve the resource use efficiency [...]

TOP-REF at the World Congress of Chemical Engineering

Barcelona is hosting a new edition of one of the largest events of the chemical sector worldwide: the celebration of the 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering together with the 11th European Congress of Chemical Engineering and the 4th European Congress of Applied Biotechnology. In this context, TOP-REF has organized a specific workshop to present [...]

TOP-REF presents in the USA its methodology for improving energy efficiency in intensive industries

Some of the TOP-REF partners attended the ECOS conference to present the latest developments of the project. The 30th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimisation, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems was held in San Diego (USA), by the beginning of July, and gathered top international scientist and specialists on energy efficiency and exergy [...]

The project partners begin to prepare the project’s results with the exploitation seminar

The TOP-REF consortium traveled to the city of Lisbon (Portugal) to celebrate a new General Assembly during the 9th and 10th of March, coinciding with an Exploitation Seminar that took place the second day of meetings. The event was hosted by the project partner Galp at its facilities in the Portuguese capital. Results of the [...]

TOP-REF article in one of the most relevant European magazines of the energy sector

The TOP-REF coordinator, CIRCE, has collaborated with the European Energy Innovation journal in the release of an article about two of its main project regarding industrial energy efficiency, being TOP-REF one of them. The article offers a brief overview of the latest project achievements, providing to the journal audience a general overview of the project [...]

TOP-REF crosses the pond to attend the AIChE Annual Conference at San Francisco

The AIChE Annual Meeting is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth. Academic and industry experts gather yearly at this event to cover a wide range of topics relevant to cutting-edge research, new technologies, and emerging growth areas in the field of chemical engineering. The event is organized by [...]

New materials available at the publications section

TOP-REF continues delivering new results to improve the resource efficiency of the industrial sector. The project has just delivered four new documents with some of these innovations, which are already available for free download in the Public deliverables section of the project website. The new materials are the following: Deliverables 5.2 & 5.3 - Functional [...]

Three TOP-REF partners take part in a new project regarding exergy recovery in industrial processes

The INDUS3ES project – Industrial Energy and Environment Efficiency started this year with a high nexus to of TOP-REF, since it involves three members of the TOP-REF project. Specifically, the Spanish partners CIRCE, Fertinagro and Tecnalia are some of the 10 organizations taking part in this initiative, being Tecnalia the INDUS3ES coordinator. This new research [...]

TOP-REF at the largest European conference on production technologies

TOP-REF Project participated in the Industrial Technologies congress, celebrated between 22nd and 24th of June in Amsterdam. Ignacio Martín, representing CIRCE as Project coordinator, made a presentation with the title “New tools to improve resource efficiency in the intensive industry by monitoring and modeling. Exergy as an indicator of resource”. The presentation had great interest [...]

TOP REF at “Think Exergy not Energy”, a Science Europe Workshop

The event was one of the Energy Days organized in the framework of the European Sustainable Energy Week, a European initiative to boost the dissemination of R&D results as well as the interaction between players of the research sector. The event took place in Brussels and was organized by the European association Science Europe. The [...]