During automn 2019, the Next-CSP solar loop has been complemented with new components beeing assembled within the overall pilot.

A – Mounting of the solar receiver absorber tubes at Themis solar plant

B – On the picture below, you can see the pilot loop beeing assembled.

Fom top to bottom :

1 – Receiver tubes outlet

2 – Hot storage-heat exchanger

On the right: Bucket elevator