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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 …

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IN-POWER never stops: 24M Meeting

IN-POWER celebrated its 24M Meeting in the TEKNIKER’s office in Bilbao. The event took place on the 6th-7th  February 2019 and presented the current situation of the project and how all the Work Packages have been developed during these months. It has been a great opportunity to get in touch with people from the consortium and know more about this …

Visiting Concentrated Solar Power Plants during SolarPACES 2018

In the framework of IN POWER project, a Horizon 2020 project coordinated by Leitat developing new CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) technologies, Elena Torralba, R&D Researcher from Leitat, had the opportunity of visiting NOOR I&III CSP plants at Ouarzazate (Morocco) during SolarPACES 2018 technical tour. NOOR III, at 150 MW, is considered the world’s second utility-scale Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) tower …

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Newsletter In-Power

The In-Power’s Newsletter is already done! The current situation of the different work packages are explained, as well as the future lines the researchers will take. Explore the situation of this project in the next paragraphs! WP2: Selection of reference materials & LCOE model  This WP finished in April 2017. It defined the baseline Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants in …

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Raising the Lifetime of Functional Materials for Concentrated Solar Power Technology

A sister project of IN POWER called RAISELIFE published its newsletter with some interesting information! RAISELIFE is about raising the lifetime of functional materials for concentrated solar power technology. In order to optimize the materials for molten salt plants and to establish the criteria for their selection, a precise knowledge of the corrosion rate and the failure mechanism of the …

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In the 2030, renewable energies with storage will be essential

Statement of Luis Crespo (Protermosolar): “In the 2030 horizon, renewable energies with storage will be essential!” Solar thermal technology seems to be the one largely forgotten in transition reports. The president of Protermosolar and Estela, Luis Crespo, has criticized with harshness the report of the Committee of Experts that takes protagonism to the thermosolar by a simple topic of costs. …

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Presentation at Solar Concentra: the Spanish CSP Platform

IN POWER is participating in Solar Concentra, the Spanish Concentrated Solar Power Technology Platform. The project is presenting its objectives to the members of the platform to raise awareness and share information in the field of CSP. Solar Concentra is a forum composed of the most representative agents of the concentrated solar thermal energy sector in Spain. It is an …