Kelvion Holding GmbH

Kelvion offers one of the world’s largest heat exchanger product portfolios: Plate heat exchangers, shell & tube heat exchangers, finned tube heat exchangers, modular cooling towers and refrigeration heat exchangers for a wide range of applications in global markets for power generation, oil and gas, chemistry, marine applications, climate and environment, and food and beverages.

Kelvion Thermal Solutions (Pty) Ltd.

Kelvion Thermal Solutions (Pty) Ltd. is located in Johannesburg, South Africa, and manufactures air cooled heat exchangers, shell and tube heat exchangers, pressure vessels and cooling towers for petrochemical, power and mining industries in southern Africa and beyond. Kelvion Thermal Solutions further supplies, constructs and commissions large-scale cooling systems for the power industry.

Fraunhofer ISE

Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest solar energy research institution. In the solar thermal field, Fraunhofer ISE is pursuing R&D on materials research and component development for both improved flat-plate and concentrating collectors since about 15 years, but also on process integration and systems.

Sapienza University of Rome

Sapienza is one of the oldest universities in the world and the second largest University in Europe. Over the past ten years the Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) capability developed by the Team for Industrial Turbomachinery Research (TITR) has been progressively applied to development projects around the fan industries and the TITR team has become an integral part of the industrial fan development community.

ECILIMP Termosolar

ECILIMP Termosolar has been specialized in the cleaning of heliostats and parabolic troughs, and their maintenance, ensuring optimal cleaning factors for the production of solar thermal plants, especially for CSP applications.

Stellenbosch University

Stellenbosch University (SUN) is among South Africa’s leading tertiary institutions and is recognized internationally as an academic institution of excellence. For the past three decades the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering has been actively conducting research on power plant cooling systems and their various components. The main drive behind the research is a national, but also international, emphasis on sustainable water usage.

Notus Fan Engineering

Notus Fan Engineering is a fan design and manufacturing company based in South Africa, which employs a novel manufacturing methodology which combines a number of state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques to yield fan blades of superior quality characterized by a high degree of structural strength, geometric accuracy as well as a repeatable blade weight and mass distribution.

Laterizi Gambettola s.r.l. (Soltigua)

Soltigua started its renewable energy operations in 2007 by focusing on product development. This led to the creation of its concentrating collectors. Recognitions to the quality of Soltigua’s developments have been the 2011 and 2013 Intersolar Award Nominations and the 2012 Intersolar Award. Soltigua has executed several international projects in solar process heat and small scale CSP in most continents.

ENEXIO Germany GmbH

ENEXIO accounts as a pioneer in the field of power cooling and water treatment and delivers state of the art solutions for power plants, water, waste water and petro-chemical applications. Any type of cooling solution for power generation efficiency can be provided while assuring cooling water economy.


IRESEN (Institut de Recherche en Energie Solaire et Energies Nouvelles) was established in 2011 in order to lead and promote R&D in the field of renewable energy, to carry it to a higher level and national scale, hereby defining research topics, coordinating and optimizing the overall research process. IRESEN has done several calls for proposals to stimulate research initiatives in Morocco, and is leading several national and international research projects both on PV and CSP.

Steinbeis Innovation gGmbH, Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum|Steinbeis 2i GmbH

Steinbeis Innovation gGmbH (SIG) is a non-profit research organization within the Steinbeis Foundation for Technology Transfer. The core activities of the Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum (SEZ) are to assist organizations to participate in European R&D projects, to support the management of international research projects, to give assistance in the exploitation of research results, to promote trans-national technology transfer and to stimulate and support the innovation process in industrial companies and to provide professional training.


Waterleau was created in 2000 by five entrepreneurs with many years of experience in the water and wastewater technology. The track record of the founders resulted in new water projects as from the early start. WATERLEAU’s rapid growth (500 engineers & worldwide presence) has led to a complete portfolio of environmental services and solutions to both industry and municipalities in the fields of water, air and waste treatment as well as in new energy recovery.