FRIENDSHIP last public deliverable on Environmental Mitigation Potential has been released. In the report, SINTEF assessed the integration and environmental mitigation potential of the solutions for solar heat integration in industrial processes developed in FRIENDSHIP. The assessments are carried out on 4 facilities partnering in… Read More »FRIENDSHIP deliverable on Environmental Mitigation Potential is on air!
On 3rd and 4th July 2023, FRIENDSHIP consortium met online to discuss the project advancement in the second reporting period and to have the 2nd Review meeting. On the first meeting day, the M36 meeting took place and the partners concentrated on the progress of the running Work… Read More »FRIENDSHIP passed the second review!
During Sustainable Places Conference 2023, the two sister projects, ASTEP and FRIENDSHIP, had a joint workshop entitled “Solar Energy in Industrial Processes: how to meet the expectations of the European Commission”. The two projects showed their development of industrial solutions with limited installation, maintenance, and operation requirements. In addition, the… Read More »ASTEP-FRIENDSHIP joint workshop
Even this year, FRIENDSHIP delegation joined the Sustainable Places Conference, held both online and in Madrid (Spain) from 14th to 16th June 2023. For the fourth time, FRIENDSHIP was presented at the Renewable Heating and Cooling workshop where Anouk Muller, engineer at CEA, gave an… Read More »FRIENDSHIP at Sustainable Places 2023
During Sustainable Places Conference 2023, the two sister projects, ASTEP and FRIENDSHIP, will exchange on their experiences in a workshop dedicated to Solar Energy in Industrial Processes In the framework of the call H2020 LC-SC3-RES-7-2019 dedicated to Solar Energy in Industrial Processes, the European Commission gives support to two projects,… Read More »Invitation to our workshop about Solar Energy In Industrial Processes
FRIENDSHIP is glad to present our newest paper about one-dimensional mathematical modeling of two-phase ejectors, which is now published online in the journal Applied Thermal Engineering. The paper, One-dimensional mathematical modeling of two-phase ejectors: Extension to mixtures and mapping of the local exergy destruction, was… Read More »Publication on one-dimensional ejector model for mixtures
FRIENDSHIP is pleased to announce that our newest paper about electroplating of selective cobalt-chromium coating is now published online in the journal of Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. The paper, Environmentally sustainable electroplating of selective cobalt-chromium coating on stainless steel for efficient solar collectors,… Read More »Publication on electroplating of selective cobalt-chromium coating!
In the past months, CEA worked on the prototype of TES (Thermal Energy Storage) to integrate into FRIENDSHIP solution. So far CEA selected and characterized the Phase Change Material (PCM) and finalized the design of the prototype. Several heat exchanger designs were considered, using parallel… Read More »Ongoing manufacturing of the Thermal Energy Storage
After investigating numerically, the different GAX (Generator-Absorber heat eXchange) cycles for absorption cooling at -20°C and -40°C from solar heat, a prototype was designed for typical FRIENDSHIP operating temperatures. This prototype was designed to meet at cold demand at -20°C using solely environmentally friendly refrigerants… Read More »Prototype of the absorption chiller under testing
On 24th and 25th of November, FRIENDSHIP team got together for the M30 progress meeting. Six months after the first in-person meeting in Sweden, the consortium met again in Munich (Germany), hosted by Clariant, one of the project’s industrial partners. At the beginning of the… Read More »FRIENDSHIP Progress Meeting in Munich