European islands decarbonisation project kicks off

Smart Energy | Nov 21, 2020 at 4:14 AM
  • The islands decarbonisation project IANOS has launched with support from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme.
  • The ‘IntegrAted solutioNs for the decarbOnization and Smartification of islands’ (IANOS) project brings together 34 partners from across Europe to develop an energy community approach to support decarbonisation on the region’s islands.
  • Targets include a reduction of fossil fuel consumption by 379.7GWh/y, an increase in renewable energy utilisation by 83.6GWh/y, an increase in the accuracy of renewable forecasting by more than 10% and a reduction in the energy bills of end-users by more than 15%.