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New StOrage Latent and sensible concept for high efficient CSP Plants

Objective

NewSOL proposal addresses the specific challenge towards high efficiency solar energy harvesting by advance
materials solutions and architectures that are in line with those specified in SET-plan. Its main objective is to develop
advance materials solutions based on innovative storage media and concepts for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)
up to validation in field of their performance by real time monitoring. This will be supported by an innovative thermal energy storage design based on the combination of new functional and advanced materials, like heat thermal fluid, sensible and latent energy storage media and insulating materials, into two innovative plant architectures: single tank thermocline storage and concrete type module. The main challenges of NewSOL are: Develop two new system Architectures: I) Thermocline Tank, (combining sensible and latent heat up to 550ºC), and II) Concrete module tank (sensible heat up to 550ºC). The scope to fulfil the challenges is to validate four new advance materials: 1) High thermal performance concrete (including carbon nanostructures), 2) Molten Salts (including nanoparticles), 3) PCMs, and 4) Filler Material re-usage.
From the careful combination of the materials solutions within the two concept solutions six high relevant Impacts are
expected: a) Reduced LCOE,10-12cEuro/kWh via higher material performance,b) New designs that enable a reduction of CAPEX and OPEX, c) Increase material understanding enabling long term performance,d)Deployment of high tech
monitoring technologies included in the demo activities,e) Environmental re-usage of materials, and g)
Through innovative materials, higher world market penetration of European materials supply sector.
Moreover, investments foreseen at prototype level will be integrated into EMSP, part of the European Research
Infrastructure Network, a research-enabling platform EU-Solaris, thus, NewSOL legacy will be a strength for the
future of the European Renewable Energy Industry.

Call for proposal

H2020-NMBP-2016-2017

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Sub call

H2020-NMBP-2016-two-stage

Coordinator

UNIVERSIDADE DE EVORA
Net EU contribution
€ 1 188 276,25
Address
Largo Dos Colegiais 2
7000 803 Evora
Portugal

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Region
Continente Alentejo Alentejo Central
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 1 188 276,25

Participants (15)

ACCIONA CONSTRUCCION SA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 253 103,52
Address
Avenida De Europa 18 Parque Empresarial
28108 Alcobendas

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Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 253 103,52
AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 514 068,75
Address
Calle Serrano 117
28006 Madrid

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Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 514 068,75
SECIL-COMPANHIA GERAL DE CAL E CIMENTO, SA
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 273 056,88
Address
Edificio Na Estrada Do Outao Sem Numero De Policia-outao
2900-718 Setubal

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Region
Continente Área Metropolitana de Lisboa Área Metropolitana de Lisboa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 273 056,88
DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUR LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 512 125,00
Address
Linder Hohe
51147 Koln

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Region
Nordrhein-Westfalen Köln Köln, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 512 125,00
Laboratorio Nacional de Energia e Geologia I.P.
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 463 547,50
Address
Rua Da Amieira
4466-901 S.mamede De Infesta

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Region
Continente Norte Área Metropolitana do Porto
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 463 547,50
Yara International ASA
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 140 468,13
Address
Drammensveien 131
0277 Oslo

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Region
Norge Oslo og Viken Oslo
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 140 468,13
STIFTELSEN SINTEF

Participation ended

Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 36 576,22
Address
Strindveien 4
7034 Trondheim
Region
Norge Trøndelag Trøndelag
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 36 576,22
ASOCIACION DE INVESTIGACION METALURGICA DEL NOROESTE
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 463 562,50
Address
Calle Relva Torneiros 27a
36410 Porrino

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Region
Galicia Pontevedra
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 463 562,50
SESTOSENSOR SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 131 478,38
Address
Via Don Minzoni 12
40069 Zola Predosa

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Nord-Est Emilia-Romagna Bologna
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 131 478,38
INGENIERIA ESPECIALIZADA OBRA CIVIL E INDUSTRIAL SA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 365 798,85
Address
Calle Anabel Segura 11 Bloque D Centro De Negocios Albatros
28108 Alcobendas

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Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 365 798,85
INSTITUTE OF APPLIED ECONOMICS APS

Participation ended

Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 150 703,67
Address
Ewaldsgade 3 3
2200 Kobenhavn
SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Danmark Hovedstaden Byen København
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 150 703,67
EIDGENOESSISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE ZUERICH
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Raemistrasse 101
8092 Zuerich

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Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Zürich Zürich
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
ACCIONA INDUSTRIAL SA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 140 918,75
Address
Avenida De Europa 18
28108 Madrid

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Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 140 918,75
SINTEF AS
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 326 767,53
Address
Strindvegen 4
7034 Trondheim

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Region
Norge Trøndelag Trøndelag
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 326 767,53
CWARE APS
Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 20 971,33
Address
Frederiksholms Kanal 30
1220 Kobenhavn

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Region
Danmark Hovedstaden Byen København
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 20 971,33