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HIgh storage density solar power plant for FLEXible energy systems

Project description

A solid transfer of solar energy

Concentrated solar power (CSP) plants convert solar energy into electricity by using mirrors or lenses to concentrate a large area of sunlight onto a small area. The generated heat is usually transferred to a molten salt. The EU-funded HIFLEX project will demonstrate a flexible CSP prototype where conventional molten salts will be replaced with a suspension of solid particles that can store and transfer heat. The thermal storage system will operate at temperatures of around 700 degrees Celsius and is expected to provide a 2.5 times higher energy storage density at a 50 % lower energy storage cost. The pre-commercial prototype will be built and tested at a pasta plant in Foggia, Italy.

Call for proposal

H2020-LC-SC3-2019-RES-IA-CSA
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Coordinator

KT - KINETICS TECHNOLOGY SPA
Address
Viale Castello Della Magliana 27
00148 Roma
Italy
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 1 897 218,75

Participants (9)

DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUR LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 2 348 918,75
Address
Linder Hohe
51147 Koln
Activity type
Research Organisations
BARILLA G. E R. FRATELLI SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 2 240 525
Address
Via Mantova 166
43122 Parma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
COCKERILL MAINTENANCE & INGENIERIE
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 439 250
Address
Avenue Adolphe Greiner 1
4100 Seraing
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SUGIMAT SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 934 640
Address
Calle Colada De Arago
46930 Quart Poblet Valencia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TEKFEN MUHENDISLIK AS
Turkey
EU contribution
€ 2 636 375
Address
Gursel Mah Imrahor Cad Premier Kampus Ofis B Blok 29B/101 Kagithane
34400 Istanbul
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
HELIOHEAT GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 1 387 750
Address
Weglanderstrasse 62A
70563 Stuttgart
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
INDYGOTECH MINERALS S.A.
Poland
EU contribution
€ 993 125
Address
Swietokrzyska 30/63
00116 Warszawa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
DURMEIER GMBH ANLAGENBAU & VERFAHRENSTECHNIK
Germany
EU contribution
€ 401 572,50
Address
Herrenwiesen 8
71665 Vaihingen An Der Enz
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
QUANTIS
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 278 250
Address
Parc Scientifique Epfl Pse D
1024 Ecublens Vd
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)