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Preliminary design of Sundial for ArcelorMittal Tubular Products user-case

ASTEP project creates an innovative Solar Heat to Industrial Processes concept that will be tested at two industrial sites. The first one is a factory of ArcelorMittal Tubular Products (AMTP) located at a latitude of 47.1 N (Iasi, Romania). The second one is the dairy company Mandrekas, located at a latitude of 37.93 N (Corinth, …

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IEA SHC Solar Heat Worldwide

The last edition of the IEA SHC Solar Heat Worldwide report is already available here A dedicated chapter to Solar heat for industrial processes is also included showing that across the globe, interest in solar thermal systems for industrial processes (SHIP) has grown steadily. Several promising projects has been undertaken in the last couple of …

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SolarPACES 2021

Five exiting SolarPACES days are over with plenty of inspiring presentations and lively discussions between experts worldwide. CRES honoured to participate in the conference by chairing the Solar Industrial Process Heat and Thermal Desalination session FRI-1B. In FRI-1B Solar Industrial Process Heat and Desalination session were included 6 very interesting presentations. The presentations were focused …

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The next Solar Energy Helix event at the TechConnect Europe Innovation Conference & Expo

The ASTEP Consortium is pleased to announce that the next Solar Energy Helix event will take place on 15 – 17 of November in Malmo, Sweden, as part of the first edition of TechConnect Europe. TechConnect is a global technology prospecting company that has established programs, experience and networks in innovation commercialization, investments, marketing, and …

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ASTEP at the 27th SolarPACES Conference

SolarPACES (Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems) is an international cooperative network bringing together teams of national experts from around the world to focus on the development and marketing of concentrating solar power systems (also known as solar thermal power systems). It is one of several collaborative programs, called Implementing Agreements, managed under the umbrella …

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The Solar Energy Helix Community reaches 100+ organisations!

After 18 months of hard work and dedication, the ASTEP Consortium is pleased to announce that the Solar Energy Helix community has reached over 100 organisations from across the globe. The Solar Energy Helix is an international Open Innovation community of specialists in various fields such as Solar Energy and Decarbonisation. Launched to support ASTEP’s …

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ASTEP_Selection and Definition of Materials and Manufacturing

The focus at this point is on the choice of Phase Change Materials (PCM) materials and manufacturing methods for PCM-based thermal energy storage units characterized by the high rate of charging and regulated rate of discharging and large storage capacity. At least two test units for composite PCMs storage systems shall be implemented and validated according …

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