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Tuesday, 15 October, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:30

CSP-ERA.NET Cofund launched its Joint Call in CSP on 7 October 2019. 8 countries and regions participate in this call: Germany and North-Rhine-Westphalia, Greece, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey.

The total public funding budget is 13 million euros, covering topics in concentrating solar power (CSP). Innovative project proposals are sought on transnational level between different European countries strengthening the competitive position of the European solar power industry. Preproposals have to be submitted not later than 10 January 2020.

Pre-announcement CSP Call
31 Jul 2019

The CSP Consortium announced today the launch of Co-fund joint call running from September 2019 on.

CSP-ERANET Joint Call topics are based on priorities identified in the Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan resp. in the subsequent Implementation Plans for CSP (available on the website CSP-ERANET). They include strategic targets that shall serve as reference for this call and proposals to be submitted. Strategic targets of the Implementation Plans for CSP are as follows:

Tuesday, 1 October, 2019 - 09:00 to Friday, 4 October, 2019 - 18:00
Daegu, South Korea

We are happy to announce that SolarPACES 2019 will be in Daegu, South Korea from October 1-4, 2019

It will again offer a scientific and technical conference program that provides an opportunity for industry, research, political and financing...

World’s tallest solar tower to be fitted with a CMI receiver
26 Jul 2019

World’s tallest solar tower to be fitted with a CMI receiver

Tuesday, 19 November, 2019 - 11:00 to Wednesday, 20 November, 2019 - 16:00
Madrid, Hotel NH Ventas

2018 demonstrated a decline in CSP costs (26% reduction) and a rise in capacity factors (up to 45%). With intermittent renewable penetration growing in global grid systems, now is the time to secure your company’s future in the marketplace for clean dispatchable energy.

With a 13-year...

22 Apr 2017

The first MUSTEC policy brief on the Potential Obstacles to the Use of Cooperation Mechanisms for CSP in the Future is available now. Renewable energy cooperation is expected to play an important role as a way to ensure an effective and affordable low-carbon energy transition in the EU, taking advantage of trade within the internal market, safeguarding security of energy supply, coordinating climate adaptation measures and optimizing the cost-effectiveness of actions (Caldés et al 2018).

Concentrated solar power system that works at night a renewable energy game-changer
08 Jul 2019

An innovative thermal battery being developed by Curtin University researchers will be key to a solar power system capable of producing electricity overnight, rivaling fossil fuels as a viable source of power for commercial and heavy industries around the world, including mining operations.

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