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Solar Twinning to Create Solar Research Twins

Project description

Turkey boosts research and innovation capacity in concentrated solar power

Concentrated solar power (CSP) is a very promising source of renewable energy. Its use is not limited to bulk electricity generation. Other applications include heat production for industrial processes, hydrogen and solar fuel production, and water treatment. EU funding of the SolarTwins project will help Turkey’s Middle East Technical University to promote excellence and research capacities in CSP by cooperating with the PSA-CIEMAT – the largest concentrating solar technology research, development and test centre in Europe, and the German Aerospace Centre (DLR). The initiative will support onsite training, staff exchanges, expert visits, summer schools, and dissemination and outreach activities.

Call for proposal

H2020-WIDESPREAD-2018-2020

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Sub call

H2020-WIDESPREAD-2018-03

Coordinator

MIDDLE EAST TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
Net EU contribution
€ 399 621,25
Address
Dumlupinar Bulvari 1
06800 Ankara
Turkey

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Region
Batı Anadolu Ankara Ankara
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (2)

CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIONES ENERGETICAS, MEDIOAMBIENTALES Y TECNOLOGICAS-CIEMAT
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 199 962,50
Address
Avenida Complutense 40
28040 Madrid

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Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUR LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 199 862,50
Address
Linder Hohe
51147 Koln

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Region
Nordrhein-Westfalen Köln Köln, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00