The Competitive Solar Power Towers Project

The main objective of the Competitive Solar Power Towers (CAPTure) project is to increase plant efficiencies and reduce levelised cost of electricity (LCOE) by developing all relevant components that allow implementing an innovative plant configuration. This plant configuration is based on a multi-tower decoupled advanced solar combined cycle (DSCC) approach that not only increases cycle efficiencies but also avoids frequent transients and inefficient partial loads, thus maximising overall efficiency, reliability as well as dispatchability, all of which are important factors directly related to cost competitiveness on the power market.

 

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Latest news

CAPTure presents the project latest results at SolarPaces 2018 in Morocco!

SolarPACES (Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems) was held from October 02 – 05, 2018 in Cas ...

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The third issue of the H2020 Projects Bulletin on Concentrated Solar Power is online!

The third issue of the “H2020 Projects Bulletin on Concentrated Solar Power” has been published. ...

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Mission Innovation Champions

Mission Innovation Champions is a new recognition program to celebrate and support innovative indivi ...

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CAPTure General Assembly 2018 at a glance!

15-16 May 2018 • Almería, Spain CAPTure partners gathered in Almería, Spain,  on 15 and 16 ...

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CEA presents CAPTURE at International Thermal Spray Conference 2018

7-10 May 2018 Orlando, Florida CAPTURE partner, CEA, presented CAPTURE at the International Th ...

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