SFERA-III/ACES2030 Joint Workshop (ONLINE) on MST-Materials for Solar Thermochemistry

SFERA-III/ACES2030 Joint Workshop (ONLINE)

on MST-Materials for Solar Thermochemistry


          • Date and time:                  December 10th, 2020, 14:30 – 17:40 (UTC+1)

          • Organizer:                           IMDEA Energy Institute, Spain

The energy transition to a climate neutral economy by year 2050, based upon the massive deployment  of renewable energy and the circular economy, makes compulsory to promote new technological solutions for decarbonization of transport and key industrial sectors like chemical industry that are currently not on track to achieve the objectives for 2030 and 2050. Solar chemistry by using concentrating solar systems and thermodynamic cycles based on metal oxides for the water splitting (alone or combined with CO2) or for thermochemical storage may have a relevant role in this context. However, the associated technology challenges, such as the ultra-high irradiance and temperature of operation in the solar reactor and the preservation of high material performance after numerous cycles, are key subjects for its eventual implementation.

The EU project Sfera-III (https://sfera3.sollab.eu/) and the Comunidad de Madrid project ACES2030 (https://aces2030.es/ ) are partnering in the organization of this joint workshop that addresses the most recent advances on materials R&D for solar thermochemistry.

The participation is free of charge and requires registration.

Click here to download the SFERA-III/ACES2030 Workshop brochure.


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