WASCOP is a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (GA No. 654479) coordinated by Commissariat à l’Énergie Atomique et aux Énergies Alternatives from Grenoble, France. It aims to develop a revolutionary innovation in water management of Concentrating Solar Powerplants, a more flexible integrated solution comprising different innovative technologies and optimized strategies for the cooling of the power-block and the cleaning of the solar field optical surface.
MOSAIC is a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (GA No. 727402) coordinated by IK4-TEKNIKER. It aims to design, manufacture and validate an innovative CSP concept with low implementation costs at the highest plant efficiencies. MOSAIC concept is characterized of the development of new CSP modular configuration which will be based on a fixed hemispheric semi-Fresnel solar field and a high temperature mobile receiver.
CAPTure is a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (GA No. 640905). Their global objective to increase concentrated solar power plant efficiencies and reduce levelised cost of electricity (LCOE) by developing the key components of an innovative plant configuration. This plant configuration is based on a multi-tower decoupled advanced solar combined cycle approach that not only increases cycle efficiencies but also avoids frequent transients and inefficient partial loads, maximizing overall efficiency, reliability as well as dispatchability.
The European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC) brings together cities, industry and citizens to improve urban life through more sustainable integrated solutions.
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The Directorate-General for Energy is one of 33 policy-specific departments in the European Commission. It focuses on developing and implementing the EU’s energy policy – secure, sustainable, and competitive energy for Europe
The Directorate-General for Research and Innovation defines and implements European Research and Innovation (R&I) policy with a view to achieving the goals of the Europe 2020 strategy and its key flagship initiative, the Innovation Union.
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