The ANU Solar Thermal Group presently has three full PhD stipends available, funded under the Australian Solar Thermal Research Initiative (ASTRI). Optical-structural design of heliostats Development of an advanced sodium receiver System modelling of novel CSP systems Details of the application process and eligibility here.
With a plenary presentation and three poster presentations, Aalborg CSP will be one of the key speakers at SolarPACES 2017, the foremost symposium within the concentrated solar power (CSP) industry, held in Santiago, Chile, from 26-29 September 2017. Jens Taggart Pelle, VP Technical Sales of
Plataforma Solar de Almería is organising a new minisymposium in Modelling and Simulation (M&S) which aims to continue the research activities being developed within this scientific area. Time and place: From the 21st to the 23rd of February 2018, in Vienna, Austria.
CORFO has teamed up with ATA Insights to offer you a webinar to analyze the opportunities and challenges of a Solar Energy Program with the goal of reaching US $50 MWh by 2025, allowing CSP to become the primary reliable and affordable technology of the Chilean energy mix.
NREL is organizing two new System Advisor Model (SAM) webinars in May. SAM webinars are one-hour lectures with question and answer sessions that cover various topics about SAM. All webinars are free and start at 2 pm Mountain. To register for a webinar, click its name
The 23rd SolarPACES Conference to be held in Santigo de Chile, Chile, will take place from 26th to 29th of September 2017 at the Hotel W Santiago.
SFERA II Training course for CSP professionals on: Optical and Thermal Component Testing of Parabolic Troughs and Influence on System Efficiency Location: Plataforma Solar de Almería, 04200 Tabernas, Spain Date: 24.-28.04.2017 Target group: The course is designed for representatives from the CSP industry and companies (engineers, researchers)
NREL is asking for your help with the stewardship of the System Advisor Model, or SAM (https://sam.nrel.gov/). SAM’s CSP modules include parabolic trough, linear Fresnel, steam and molten-salt power towers, and dish/Stirling technologies. SAM updates are released roughly once per year and in addition to
Two interesting workshops will take place during SolarPACES 2016 Congress on October 13th. These workshops are part of the activities planned in the work packages WP3 and WP5 of the project STAGE-STE (www.stage-ste.eu). Basic information about these two workshops, which are specially aimed at the
Place: IMDEA Energy Institute Parque Tecnológico de Móstoles Avda. Ramón de la Sagra 3 28935 Móstoles, Madrid Date: September 14th 2016 Description: One of the main advantages of solar thermal power plants (STE) against other renewable technologies is that they currently have commercial storage systems with large