Announcement: Short-term training at ENEA on in-field optical characterization of parabolic trough modules by VISfield

ENEA organises a Short-term training for Technical staff and Scientists that will be held on 6 and 7 November 2023 in ENEA-Casaccia, Rome, Italy.

The course is designed for engineers, researchers and representatives from European CSP industry and companies who want to be trained on the in-field optical characterization of parabolic trough modules by VISfield.

The training will include visits, procedures, standards and best practices, theoretical and experimental ‘hands-on’ experience and cover the following topics:

  • Visual Inspection System: innovation and benefit
  • VIS instrument family
  • VISfield in translational and rotational mode: pros and cons

The training will include theoretical lectures, in-door training and outdoor measurements, as well as visit to PCS facility, OMSoP dish, VISfield and solar collector optics laboratory.

No course fee is applicable. Accommodation and travel costs shall be covered by the participant.

To confirm your participation, please fill-in and send the application form (link) before 24 October 2023 to Marco Montecchi Eligible candidates will be informed by 31 October 2023.


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 823802