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Industrial Cooling Based on Solar Heat at the Demo Sites

Article by Alex Grande, from IDP Powering of industrial processes, if based on renewable technologies, may offer greater potential for CO2 emission reductions. Solar thermal energy is a promising sector which has been widely studied during the last two decades, becoming a candidate of the highest potential among renewable energy

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HyCool’s 2nd General Assembly in Austria

The HyCool Consortium visited Feldkirchen a.d. Donau, near Linz, Austria On May 28th and 29th for its 2nd General Assembly. The meeting was hosted by Ecotherm and held in the picturesque Schloss Muehldorf hotel. The two-day meeting allowed all partners to evaluate the progress and work done with each work package

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HyCool and the Market Segment of Solar Thermal for Industrial Applications

Article by Zia Lennard, from R2M The EU-funded HyCool project is demonstrating the technical and economic feasibility of solar thermal cooling production for the chemical and food industries in two pilot sites. By coupling modular Fresnel concentrated solar panels with thermal storage and hybrid cooling units, HyCool extends the range

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New Pre-Feasibility Assessment Tool

The HyCool project launches the HyCool Pre-feasibility Simulator The HyCool project is ramping up the development of the exciting “HyCool Toolset” that couples innovative concentrated solar thermal collectors with novel hybrid-heat pumps to achieve a wider temperature output range of renewable heating & cooling for any industrial environment or process

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HYCOOL Video Presentation

We finally have here the first video of the HYCOOL project, a motion graphics video that explains in a simple and synthetic way our objectives and the technologies we use, without forgetting the benefits and advantages of installing our innovative cooling systems. The video is uploaded to the HYCOOL’s YouTube

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Standards as a Tool to Boost the Impact of Hycool

Standards as a tool to boost the impact of HYCOOL by Natalia Ortiz de Zárate, from the Spanish Association for standardization, UNE The Spanish Association for Standardization, UNE is the body legally responsible for the development of standards in Spain and is also the representative in talks with European standardization

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“Experimentally Validated Dynamic Model for a Hybrid Cascade System for Solar Heating and Cooling Applications”

By Valeria Palomba, Andrea Frazzica, Steffen Kühnert, André Große Istituto di Tecnologie Avanzate per l’Energia CNR-ITAE, Messina (Italy)Fahrenheit GmbH, Halle (Germany) Last September our colleagues Valeria Palomba, Andrea Frazzica, Steffen Kühnert and André Großepresented the following paper on Hycool at the Eurosun conference held in Rapperswill: ABSTRACT This paper presents

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HYCOOL General Assembly in Messina

The HYCOOL consortium successfully held the 1st General Assembly on 22 and 23 November 2018, in Messina, Italy. The meeting was kindly and efficiently organized by CNR – ITAE. As a presentation, Andrea Frazzica from CNR – ITAE opened the General Assembly meeting on the 22nd with a brief introduction

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Interview With the Hycool’s Project Officer, Daniel Maraver From Inea

Why do you think Hycool is a necessary European project in the current context? DM (INEA): It is crucial that EU academic, research and industrial sectors join forces with the aim of demonstrating that solar heat can be a reliable energy source for industrial processes, therefore bringing significant prospects for

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