Projects of the members

The R&D institutes at EU-SOLARIS ERIC have a long record of joint projects and cooperation in the field of CSP/STE technology. Below you can find information on both, current and past scientific projects.

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Sfera II

Solar Facilities for the European Research Area – Second Phase

The EU-funded SFERA-II project set out to develop common performance testing guidelines, evaluate the necessary improvements for reaching ultra-high flux distributions, accelerate aging testing, and establish guidelines to set up new test facilities for thermal energy storage materials and system – all of which are related to concentrated solar power technologies.

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Integrating National Research Agendas on Solar Heat for Industrial Processes

INSHIP aims at the definition of a European Common Research and Innovation Agenda (ECRIA) engaging major European research institutes, with relevant and recognized activities on Solar Heat to Industrial Processes into an integrated structure.

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Sola Facilities for the European Research Area

The EU-funded SFERA (Solar facilities for the European Research Area) project reinforced Europe's leading role in CST technologies by establishing new partnerships amongst leading research centres in diverse countries. The development of this reference European solar laboratory contributes to encourage sustainable energy supply, also securing the competitiveness of European technology suppliers in the CST field worldwide.