SOLPART selected for a presentation at the EU climate change conference under the auspices of the Malta EU presidency

27 mai 2017 |

On the 29th of May 2017, in the capital of Malta, will be held an important event on climate change and organized under the aupisces of the Malta EU presidency: While the goal to contain global warming and reduce considerably the emissions of greenhouse gases becomes more and more important, energy intensive industries needing thermal…

SOLPART participation to the SPIRE IMPACT workshop

24 mai 2017 |

As part of the SPIRE PPP initiative, the SOLPART project participated to the Impact study of SPIRE projects in April 2017. Following this, we were invited to participate to the SPIRE Impact workshop ( The 7th Impact Workshop on the contractual PPPs (cPPPs) was organized by the European Commission on 17 May 2017. The workshop…

Article: Harnessing the sun to clean up industrial processes

6 mai 2017 |

The SOLPART project was presented on the H2020 news website : The production of cement and lime involves fossil fuels and produces harmful greenhouse gases. Industry could change this, if scientists can develop a technology that can use solar power for high temperature industrial processes. The EU-funded SOLPART project has built lab-scale reactors that use…

SOLPART Project Factsheet

27 avril 2017 |

You want to get more information on the project, have a look at the SOLPART Project factsheet which summarizes all the main information of the project : SOLPART project factsheet  

New reports are available for consultation

26 avril 2017 |

New reports have been released by the SOLPART consortium : D1.1 : Report on thermodynamics and kinetics of selected reactions D1.4 : Report on chemical behaviour of natural phosphate during calcination

Report on high temperature particle handling system and mass flow control design

28 mars 2017 |

This deliverable report (D 3.2) was elaborated with the objective of determining the appropriate and most viable high temperature particle handling system and possible mass flow control designs for the European funded project SOLPART. This assignment involved the active collaboration from three consortium members, these are: CEMEX Research Group AG, as lead beneficiary, along with…

The SOLPART brochure is available for download

27 mars 2017 |

The SOLPART project has released its first brochure to present the project. This is available here :

Visit of the OCP phosphate calcination plant in Morocco

5 décembre 2016 |

On the 1st of December 2016, the SOLPART team visited the phosphate calcination plant of the OCP moroccan company which could use solar energy to provide the thermal heat needed for their energy intensive processes. The development of this new technology will be possible thanks to the SOLPART project. Join us on our LinkedIn group:…

SOLPART Third project meeting in Morroco!

2 décembre 2016 |

For its third project meeting, it was decided to host it in Morocco where two partners of the project are located and where it was possible to visit a phosphate plant (OCP plant), a type of process industry who could benefit heavily from the project technology. This happened on the 30th of November, 2016. To…

SOLPART Kick-off Meeting

26 juin 2016 |

The SOLPART project started on the 1st of January 2016 and was officially launched during the Kick-off meeting on the 3rd of February 2016 in Brussels. The main objective of the SOLPART project is to develop, at pilot scale, a high temperature (950°C) 24h/day solar process suitable for particle treatment in energy intensive industries (e.g.…