German Aerospace Center

DLR test and qualification laboratory for concentrated solar power plants

The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) is supporting the Indian power provider NTPC in its project to establish a research centre to test and develop solar power plants and their components. DLR researchers are supplying systems, measurement equipment and expertise, and are helping to select [...]

Economical, efficient, sustainable – thermochemical storage

Energy researchers at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) have put into service an innovative thermal storage system that uses lime as the storage medium. The lime storage system is a further development of an initial prototype and can store energy more economically and efficiently. [...]

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DLR has developed the ‘CentRec’ centrifugal receiver, an innovative concept for concentrated solar power (CSP) plants

In a new radiation receiver developed for solar tower power plants, ceramic particles of around one millimetre in size are heated to 1000 degrees Celsius.

Testing components for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants in Morocco and South Africa

The German Aerospace Center is testing the performance and durability of reflectors and receivers for concentrated solar power (CSP) plants in Ouarzazate, Morocco and in Bokpoort, South Africa.

Saudi-German workshop focuses on concentrated solar power (CSP) collaboration

Until 2032, the Kingdom will develop 41 gigawatts of solar energy, of which 25 gigawatts are meant to be produced with concentrating solar thermal power technology for Saudi Arabia.

Germany’s DLR expands concentrated solar power (CSP) courses through enerMENA program

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) has produced 55 videos to serve as capacity building courses for concentrating solar power (CSP) specialists in nations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

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