DETOX-H2S – Development of a New System for the Elimination of Airborne Toxic and Corrosive Compounds Generated in Sewage Treatment Plants

Participants: CIEMAT-PSA (ES), UNED (ES), ICP-CSIC (ES), ICV-CSIC (ES), USACH (Chile), University of Wisconsin (USA). Contact: Benigno Sánchez, CIEMAT-PSA, benigno.sanchez@ciemat.es Funding: Madrid Region Autonomous Government (CAM): 700 k€ Duration: January 1, 2006 – December 31, 2009 Background: Unpleasant odors released from sewage plants hinder the Read More …

SODISWATER – Solar Disinfection of Drinking Water for Use in Developing Countries or in Emergency Situations

Participants: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (coordinator, IE); University of Ulster (UK); Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, (South Africa); Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (CH); The Institute of Water and Sanitation Development (Zimbabwe); CIEMAT-PSA (Spain); University of Leicester (UK); The Read More …

TRAGUA– Treatment and Reuse of Waste Waters for Sustainable Management

Participants: Up to 24 Spanish Public Institutions and Companies Contact: Benigno Sánchez, CIEMAT-PSA, benigno.sanchez@ciemat.es; Sixto Malato Rodríguez, CIEMAT-PSA, sixto.malato@psa.es Funding: Spanish Ministry of Education and Science (National R&D Programme): 4,900 k€ Duration: January 1, 2006 – December 31, 2011 Background: Spain is the European country Read More …

SOWARLA – Solar Water Treatment for the DLR Site Lampoldshausen

Participants:Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR), Hirschmann Laborgeräte GmbH, KACO Gerätetechnik GmbH (D) Contact:Christian Jung, DLR, christian.jung@dlr.de Funding:Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU): 779 k€ Duration:April 1, 2005 – January 31, 2010 Background:The DLR’s rocket engine test facilities at Lampoldshausen produce waste waters contaminated mainly Read More …

MEDIODIA – Multiplication of Efforts for the Development, Innovation, Optimization and Design of Advanced Greenhouses

Participants:Repsol YPF (E); Acciona Solar (E) (CIEMAT-PSA as subcontracted); Ulma Agrícola (E); Ulma Packaging (E); Acciona Agua (E); Ulma Handling Systems (E); Fundación Cajamar (E); Agrobio (E); Biomiva (E); Grupo AN (E); Ingeteam (E). Contact:Julián Blanco, PSA-CIEMAT, julian.blanco@psa.es Funding:Spanish Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Read More …

PRODES – Promotion of Renewable Energy for Water Production Through Desalination

Participants:WIP (D); Centre for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES) (GR); Univ. Palermo (I); INETI (P); Ao Sol (P); Fraunhofer Gesellschaft ISE (D); Befesa (E); AquaMarine Power (UK); Hellas Energy (GR); European Desalination Society (EDS) (I); CIEMAT-PSA (E); Tinox (D); Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias (ITC) (E); Capital Read More …

POWERSOL – Mechanical Power Generation Based on Solar Thermodynamic Engines

Participants:CIEMAT-PSA (E); Univ. La Laguna (E); Instituto de Engenharia Mecanica (P); Ao Sol (P); ETH (CH); Ecosystem Environmental Services (E); INETI (P); École Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Tunis (TUN); Ain Shams University (EGY); LOTUS Solar Technologies (EGY); Alternative Energy Systems (TUN); Suez Canal Univ. (EGY); Univ. Read More …

MEDESOL – Seawater Desalination by Innovative Solar-Powered Membrane-Distillation System

Participants: CIEMAT-PSA (E); Univ. La Laguna (E); Acciona Infraestructuras (E); ACUAMED (E); AO SOL (P); Univ. Stuttgart (DE); Tinep (MEX); National Autonomous Univ. Mexico (MEX); Royal Institute of Technology (S); Scarab AB (S); Iberinsa (E). Contact: Julián Blanco, PSA-CIEMAT, julian.blanco@psa.es Funding: EC funded project, cost Read More …

CONSOLI+DA – Consortium of Solar Research and Development

Participants: 20 Spanish Companies and 18 subcontracted Spanish Research Institutions. Contact: Julián Blanco, PSA-CIEMAT, julian.blanco@psa.es Funding: Spanish Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism (CENIT project on the INGENIO programme); 24 M€. Duration: January 1, 2008 – December 31, 2010 Background: Despite the importance of R&D Read More …