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CSP ERANET Additional Call 2021, launched on 1st of October 2021, counted with the participation of 7 funding organizations from 6 countries/regions with a total budget of €6.05 million. The pre-proposal submission has recently closed on 3rd December 2021.

After 36 months of work, the main result of SOCRATCES has been the development of a Concentrated Solar Power prototype reducing the core risks of scaling up this technology and

CSP ERA NET has just published the second newsletter of 2021. 

It contains information on the following topics:

CSP ERANET Additional Call 2021, launched on 1st of October 2021, counted with the participation of 7 funding organizations from 6 countries/regions with a total budget of 

The CSP ERANET Additional Call is OPEN from 1st October 2021 (12:00 CET). Updated information and Guidelines for Applicants will be available from 1st October 2021 at https://csp-eranet.eu/calls/additional. For further information, please contact the Joint Secretariat (csperanet@agenex.net) and check the following call announcement.

The CSP ERANET Additional Call is carried out by national and regional research and technology development (RTD) and innovation programmes, and national and regional Funding Agencies in the field of concentrating solar power (CSP)

Acciona leads the Si-CO industrial innovation project, which it is undertaking with a consortium of seven other institutions from three countries that are experienced in the key strategic areas of Concentrated Solar Power technology with the aim to design an innovative parabolic trough collector using a silicon-based heat transfer fluid operating at 430ºC, to increase performance and reduce costs. Check the following project press-releases on ACCIONA Social Network and FuturEnergy.

PwC Spain has developed, and presented on the 16th June, the report, directed to the Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry (PROTERMOSOLAR), and entitled “The solar thermal industry as an economic driver in Spain”.

The CSP plant will contribute 100% renewable energy for the National Electrical System, produced during the day and night, in a flexible, reliable and safe way. It is the first CSP Plant in Latin America to Provide 100% Renewable Energy on 24-Hour Basis.

The Kick-off-Meeting of the CSP-ERANET 1st Call project EuroPaTMoS (European Parabolic Trough with Molten Salt) was held online on May 26th 2021. Therefore, the project activities have been initiated.

The Kick-off-Meeting of the CSP-ERANET 1st Call project Si-CO was held online on May 8th 2021. Therefore, the project activities have been initiated, congratulations!