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13:00 Opening Session
Opening and Welcome from SolarPACES
Robert Pitz-Paal, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Welcome Message from IEA
Paolo Frankl, IEA
13:30 Plenary: New Projects and Opportunities in the World
Chair: Eduardo Zarza (Plataforma Solar de Almeria)
CSP in China
Fengli Du, NSTA
CSP market in Chile
Fernando Gonzalez, Cerro Dominador
An Update on CSP Developments in Namibia
Grant H. Muller, Namibia Power Corporation (Pty) Ltd
Spanish CSP Auctions Overview
Gonzalo Martín, Protermosolar
Is the Italian CSP market nearing a turning point?
Luca Turchetti, ENEA
The global CSP market: state of play and outlook
Johan Lilliestam, IASS e.V.
15:30 Break
16:00 Poster Session 1
A - Advanced materials, manufacturing, and components | B - Analysis and Simulation of CSP and Hybridized Systems | C - Commercial Projects | D - CSP Integration, Markets, and Policy | E - Emerging and Disruptive Concepts
Characterization of Frictional Properties of Different Particulate Materials to be Used in Particle-Based CSP Systems
Hany Al-Ansary, King Saud University
Characterization of Solid Particles for Use as Storage and Heat Transfer Media in CSP Systems
Hany Al-Ansary, King Saud University
Material Compatibility Between Discrete Structures and Candidate Particulates in a Particle Heating Receiver of a CSP System
Hany Al-Ansary, King Saud University
Results of Molten Salt Component Tests with the TESIS:com Facility
Niklas Carl Dicke, German Aerospace Center
Analysis and Evaluation of the Spectral Variability of the Atmospheric Attenuation Phenomena in the Performance of Solar Tower Plants.
Sonia Escorza, National Renewable Energy Centre (CENER)
Thermal Stability and Failure Mechanisms of Pyromark 2500 for High-temperature Solar Receivers
Sahar Hosseini, Australian National University
Spectroscopic Chemical Testing Methods Towards Evaluating the Efficiency of Solar Mirrors Protective Coatings
Sara Lakhouil, Moroccan Foundation for Advanced Science, Innovation and Research
Characterization of Receiver Tubes Coated with Black Nickel for Parabolic Trough Collectors
Francisco Lizama-Tzec, CINVESTAV-Mérida
Tribology of High Toughness NiWC Components in Molten Ternary Chloride Salt
Evan Ogren, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Advanced High-Temperature Control Valve Design for Present and Future CSP Systems
Jeff Parish, Flowserve
Investigations on DMV310Nsolar as Possible Tube Material for Molten Salt Solar Receivers
Michael Spiegel, Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH
Novel Durable Anti-Soiling Coatings under Outdoor Conditions
Johannes Wette, Ciemat-PSA
Analysis on NREL Newly Developed Solar Mirror Material Database (SMMD)
Guangdong Zhu, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Techno-Economic Optimization of Solar Tower Systems: Comparison of Different Sites in Chile
Francisco Torres Sartori, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
Validation and Comparison of a Software Based on Mathematical Approximation in Optical Performance Calculations of Solar Central Receiver Plants.
Olaia Itoiz, National Renewable Energy Centre
Minimizing Water Consumption of a CSP Plant, by Using an Online Optimization Algorithm for Cleaning Decisions
Matthias Loevenich, Institute of solar research, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Modeling of the Process Control of a High Performance Molten Salt Tower Receiver System Via State Machines
Christian Schwager, Solar-Institut Jülich, FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences
Heliostat Aimpoint Strategy Development for a Central Receiver System Plant in Pakistani Climate
Alexander Zolan, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Industrial By-Products and Commercial Solid Particles to be used in Concentrating Solar Power plants: A comparison
Marc Majó, University of Barcelona
Thermo-economic Study of two CSP Geometries at Different Latitudes
Rosa Pilar Merchán Corral, University of Salamanca
Solar-Aided Limestone Calcination in Tandem with Thermochemical Energy Storage and CO2 Capture
Athanassios Nikolakopoulos, National Technical University of Athens
Development of TRNSYS Macros for Solar Resource Integration in a District Heating and Cooling Network: W.E. DISTRICT Project
Juan José Roncal Casano, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)
Dynamic Modelling of Print Circuit Heat Exchanger in 10MWe Supercritical CO2 Recompression Brayton Cycle
Xin Sui, Henan University of Science and Technology
Techno-economic Comparison of Direct Particle and Air Based sCO2 CSP Plant
Silvia Trevisan, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Solar Hybridization Plant Design Based on The Storage and Peak Regulation Ability of CSP
Jianhua Li, Cosin Solar Technology Co., Ltd.
Calculated Levelized Energy Cost of a Kuwaiti Based 50MWe Molten Salt Heat Storage Parabolic Trough Power Plant
Adel Naser, Ratingen Solar
Using Solar Thermal Energy in the Sludge Drying Process of a Wastewater Treatment Plant
Isak Svensson, Absolicon Solar Collector AB
Socio-economic Impact of Concentrated Solar Power in China: Example of a 50 MW Parabolic Trough Plant
Francisco Torres Sartori, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
Novel Collector Design for High-Temperature Direct Steam Generation in a PTC Plant
Mohammad Moghimi Ardekani, Staffordshire University
1000-MW CSP with 100-Gigawatt-hour Crushed-rock Heat Storage to Replace Dispatchable Fossil-fuel Electricity
Charles Forsberg, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Towards a High-Concentration Line-Focus Concentrator: Étendue-Squeezing and Tracking Integration
Håkon Jarand Dugstad Johnsen, NTNU, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Estimating the Value of Automated Technologies in the Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Industry
Laura McNamara, Sandia National Laboratories