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Solar treatment of cohesive particles in a directly irradiated rotary kiln

17 avril 2019 | 0 commentaire

Although the utilization of concentrated solar power (CSP) for electricity production is already at commercial stage, the application to energy intensive industrial processes is still at an early stage. Among these, the cement industry is one of the biggest CO2-emitters and requires temperature levels achievable with concentrated solar radiation. Since fine particles have to be…

SOLPART project meeting and visit of the cold mock up of the pilot fluidized bed solar calciner

3 juillet 2018 | 0 commentaire

On the 26th of June 2018, the SOLPART project organized its 30th month project meeting in Strasbourg France. This was the occasion to make a deep review of the work achieved so far and prepare for the EC review. In the meantime, the project partners visited the cold mock up of the pilot fluidized bed solar…

SOLPART presentation at the SET-PLAN workshop “Making EU industry less energy intensive and more competitive”

28 juin 2018 | 0 commentaire

A workshop in the context of the SET Plan Action 6 WG on Energy Efficiency in Industry has been scheduled for June 27-28th, 2018 in Brussels. The SOLPART project was presented during this workshop. You can find the presentation here SOLPART SET Bruxelles28062018 The Implementation Plan of the SET Plan Action 6 on “Continuing efforts to make EU industry less…

Participation to the SPIRE questionnaire and SPIRE cPPP PROGRESS MONITORING REPORT

30 mai 2018 | 0 commentaire

According to the contractual agreement between the European Commission and A.SPIRE, the Commission will regularly monitor progress towards achieving the objectives of the SPIRE Public-Private Partnership (PPP). In particular, this monitoring will be done on the basis of evidence provided by A.SPIRE and SPIRE PROJECTS. This survey will have to be completed as an annual exercise. Since…

SOLPART Project meeting in Alicante, SPAIN

23 mai 2018 | 0 commentaire

The SOLPART partners met in Alicante on the 16th of May 2018 to deal with the WP7 activities: Plant integration, scaling up, economic and risk assessment of the solar process. The aim of the meeting was: – Detailed presentation of a typical cement plant, components and flow sheet. – Visit of the plant – Discussion on…

SOLPART first periodic report – 18 months review

15 mars 2018 | 0 commentaire

The SOLPART project reached the strategic 18 months review. We published a report that summarizes the status of the project after 18 months. This has been reviewed and validated by the European Commission. You can read the full article here : https://cordis.europa.eu/result/rcn/220260_en.html Expected potential impact of the SOLPART project: The project will achieve the development of…

SOLPART Fifth project meeting

12 janvier 2018 | 0 commentaire

The SOLPART project held its fifth project meeting on the 13th of December in Sevilla, at the Abengoa headquarters. This was the occasion to discuss about the 18 months project review and discuss about potential changes in the workplan. Do not forget to follow us and join our LinkedIn group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8547177

SOLPART project general presentation

4 décembre 2017 | 0 commentaire

As part of the dissemination material pack, the SOLPART project is publishing a general project presentation featuring : The project data and partner list The SOLPART objectives and advantages of the project The project work plan The expected outcomes and impacts Partners can use selected parts of these to create their own project presentations for…

SOLPART at SOLARPACES 2017

5 novembre 2017 | 0 commentaire

The SOLPART project was presented at SolarPACES 2017 in Chile, October 2017. As one of its core activities to support technical progress and awareness building in this area, the SolarPACES conference, initiated in 1980, is the foremost symposium for the who’s who in concentrating solar power and chemical energy systems, offering a forum for research,…

Presentation of SOLPART at the EU process industry conference

2 octobre 2017 | 0 commentaire

On the 19th of September 2017, the EU process industry conference was hold in Brussels. The first day of SPIRE’s 2017 EU Process Industry Conference on 19 September took a look to the Future of European Process Industry from a range of perspectives: the European Commission, the Industry itself, and SPIRE cPPP. In the afternoon, short success stories…