Yearly Archives: 2017


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 [...]