SFERA-III 5th Training for Industries

From 6 to 10 November 2023, by Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems organised the 5th SFERA-III Training for Industries course at Fraunhofer premises in Freiburg, Germany. The objective was to offer a course or engineers, researchers and representatives from European CSP industry and companies with theoretical and practical topics of Process heat application for CST technologies: System integration, design, performance assessment.

It welcomed 17 professionals from Spain, Switzerland, UK, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Morocco and France.

The course covered the following topics:

  • Concentrating and non-concentrating collectors
  • Storage systems
  • Process integration
  • Measurement and performance assessment
  • Certification
  • Techno-economic assessment
  • Business models
  • Networking

The training consisted of both theoretical and practical modules, and included facilities’ visits and practical test cases.

The slides shown during the training can be downloaded here.


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