next - CSP

High Temperature concentrated solar thermal power plant with particle receiver and direct thermal storage

ABOUT next - CSP

Next-CSP is a consortium of 10 partners gathered to fulfil one objective: improving the reliability and performance of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants through the development and integration of a new technology based on the use of high temperature (800°C) particles as heat transfer fluid and storage medium. To achieve this objective, the project will demonstrate the technology in a relevant environment (TRL5) and at a significant size (4 MWth). The complete system will be tested at “Thémis” experimental solar tower facility (France).









Next-CSP timeline

Discover the brand new timeline of the Next-CSP project which highlights the numerous achievements of the project! The system including the turbine will be fully tested by June 2020. From this moment, it should be operating! Don't forget to follow us on the social...

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Next-CSP 5th project meeting

Next-CSP consortium gathered in Font-Romeu, at the CNRS solar furnace on May 21 and 22, 2019. During this meeting, partners have presented the work they have carried out so far and discussed with all the consortium the next actions to be implemented before the end of...

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