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Project Review Meeting in Brussels after 3 years

This week, the project is having a its review meeting and consortium meeting after three years of execution. The consortium has the pleasure to have the project officer as well as the technical advisor during these meetings. The project has still one year to go and results are promising as things go as planned. These last months will mainly be …

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2nd SFERA-III Campaign Opens: Providing Free Access to 13 Research Infrastructures and 47 Installations in CSP

The 2nd SFERA-III access campaign opened on 12 November 2019. This call for projects provides free access to 13 state-of-art research infrastructures and 47 installations in Concentrated Solar Thermal power in 8 countries: Cyprus (Cyprus Institute) France (PROMES-CNRS, CEA) Germany (DLR, Fraunhofer) Italy (ENEA) Portugal (LNEG, University of Evora) Spain (CIESOL, IMDEA, PSA-CIEMAT) Switzerland (ETH Zurich) Turkey (METU) The campaign offers access to a wide spectrum of experiments …

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IN POWER presenting at SolarPACESin South Korea

From the 1st to the 4th of October, the SolarPACES conference took place in Daegu (South Korea). It is the major scientific conference in the field of concentrated solar power and Elena Torralba from Leitat had the opportunity to present IN POWER project with a poster during this event. A visit of a pilot plant was also included in the …

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Presenting Preliminary Results of LCA at Avenir Conference

On the 6th and 7th of November 2019, the 9th edition of the Avnir Conference will take place in Lilliad, Lille (France). [avniR] Conference it is an event organised by Plateforme [avniR] by cd2e, it brings together experts, scientists, businesses and policy makers of a wide range of sectors: textiles, construction, food, transportation, etc.. over 2 days. The goal is …

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Next Generation of Concentrated Solar Power Technologies

Following the the workshop entitled Sustainable Places organized by the NEXTOWER project, that aimed at creating a cluster and exchange forum for projects and research activities in the area of Concentrated Solar Power, a scientific paper has been published. One of its authors is part of the IN POWER consortium. Synergies and experiences were shared, common difficulties, specially when dealing …

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Meeting in Madrid after 30 months of R&D activities

On the 1st and 2nd of July, the IN POWER consortium met in Madrid for their 30 months meetings. As usual, the consortium presented and discussed the work done in each work package and the pending tasks. The project has one year and a half left to go and shows already promising results that could be exploited by partners and …

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Leitat Presenting at Sustainable Places Conferences 2019 in Cagliari

From the 5th to the 7th of June, the Sustainables Places Conference took place in Cagliari (Italy), a conference for dissemination of research, collaboration, networking and the creation of market opportunities. During this event, Elena Torralba, coordinator of IN-POWER project, presented the activities and objectives of the project during a joint session entitled «New Generation of CSP technologies» and organized …

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Kolzer preseting IN POWER at Society of Vacuum Coaters Conference in California

From April 27 to May 2 2019, the 2019th edition of the Society of Vacuum Coaters (SVC) Conference took place in Long Beach, California. During this event, Kolzer presented its capacities and its activities in the IN POWER project. About the SVC: For over 60 years, the Society of Vacuum Coaters has delivered stimulating content, mixing basic and applied research …

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Conference on Energy Storage with Renewable Energies at CIEMAT

On May 8 the CIEMAT (Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas) held a conference on storage with renewable energies. It was inaugurated by CIEMAT’s Director General, Carlos Alejaldre, who shared a report of BP, stating that the consumption of fossil fuels are still rising at a global level. Therefore, a greater effort needs to be made to develop renewable …

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Our research around the world: speeches in Arizona and California

IK4 TEKNIKER, a partner of IN-POWER, is giving two speeches about the project in the United States this week. Javier Barriga, represeting IK4 TEKNIKER, will be presenting the project. The first speech takes place today in the Materials Research Society Spring Meeting & Exhibit 2019, in Phoenix (Arizona). The title of the speech is «Spectrally Selective Coatings for Thermosolar Power …