- Establishment of Contacts: Successful initiation of connections with national and international stakeholders integral to the project’s execution.
- Identification of Case Studies: Identification of the first set of case studies where oscillating energy harvesting technologies will be applied.
- Simulation and Forecasting: Conducted simulations to forecast the energy harvesting potential of oscillators equipped with piezo-electric cells.
- Laboratory Equipment Design: Preliminary design of the necessary laboratory equipment for testing hydro oscillators in both pipes and open streams.
- DIY Platform Development: Introduction of the first version of a testing platform, employing a “DIY – Do It Yourself” approach, in a simplified case study.
In a significant milestone for the H-HOPE project, project partners convened in Padova for the inaugural Consortium Meeting, marking a pivotal moment to share progress and insights gained during the first six months of the initiative. The meeting provided a valuable opportunity to discuss various accomplishments, particularly focusing on advancements in hidden hydro technology. Key highlights of the progress made in the initial phase of the project include: