FRIENDSHIP project is glad to announce the publication of a scientific article on absorber coatings, written by our partner Kemijski inštitut – National Institute of Chemistry. The paper is related to the research work on the development of the spectrally selective absorber coatings and refers… Read More »Publication on absorber coatings!
On 13th and 14th January, FRIENDSHIP consortium met together to discuss the project advancement in the first 18 months and to have the 1st Review Meeting. The meetings occurred online due to the Covid-19 restrictions in Europe. On the first meeting day, the M18 meeting… Read More »Online session for the first Review meeting
The integration of the PTC and Fresnel solar fields into the whole FRIENDSHIP solution is progressing at a good pace! The BoP (Balance of Plant), P&ID (Piping and Instrumentation Diagram), and BOM (Bill of Materials) for the different types of collectors, as well as the… Read More »News from the solar fields!
This month, our consortium has released three scientific works available in open-access: one article in a specialized journal and two public deliverables. The article, Choked liquid flow in nozzles: Crossover from heterogeneous to homogeneous cavitation and insensitivity to depressurization rate, compares two theoretical methodologies, based… Read More »Ejector, nanofluids and heat pump: read FRIENDSHIP’s latest publications!
This year, two experts from CEA highlighted the progress and results of respectively Work Package 4, about the absorption chillers (Fabio Aste), and Work Package 5, about the thermal storage (Pierre Garcia), during the event that took place online from 27th September to 1st October.… Read More »FRIENDSHIP at SolarPaces 2021
FRIENDSHIP has been presented at the Renewable Heating and Cooling workshop during the Sustainable Places 2021 event, held both online and in Rome (Italy), on 30th September. The Project Coordinator, Valéry Vuillerme from CEA, highlighted the progress and results achieved during the first year of… Read More »FRIENDSHIP at Sustainable Places 2021
Our partner CEA, in collaboration with CNRS and USMB, has published an article explaining the methods and results of the use of a MILP algorithm and a 0D model in hybrid solar thermal plants. This work will come particularly handy when the project reaches the… Read More »An algorithm in the service of SHIP
The project FRIENDSHIP, started in May 2020, aims at promoting the use of solar heat in industrial sectors through the prototype of a complex and fully integrated heating and cooling system. The consortium had its M12 meeting on May 7th, an event that closed the… Read More »FRIENDSHIP: one year completed!
FRIENDSHIP was listed among the most valuable projects related to solar heating of larger scale buildings. This article, published by MDPI and co-written by Valéry Vuillerme (CEA), is a report of the SustainablePlaces2020 workshop, which brought together a good number of experts from the energy… Read More »Read the article related to the SP2020 workshop
FRIENDSHIP was presented by Coordinator Valéry Vuillerme at the workshop “Renewable Heating and Cooling Solutions for Buildings and Industry” (sub-cluster RHC for industrial applications) in the framework of the SustainablePlaces2020. SHIP200 and SHIP300 systems were compared with other systems developed by sister projects and further… Read More »Re-watch the FRIENDSHIP presentation at SP2020