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December 6, 2017

You did not manage to attend the second ORC-PLUS workshop on "An innovative middle-size
CSP plant for smart grids : a one day focus on storage" that was organised on the 27th of October 2017 in Freiburg, Germany by Fraunhofer-ISE ?

No worries, the videos of the workshop are now online on the Youtube playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvqwMGWoqL1HXRQKe-RFjPG9JaqSbUtgo

October 30, 2017

The EU project ORC-PLUS had its 6th project meeting in Freiburg, Germany on the 26th of October 2017! This was the time to discuss the progress of the project after 2 years and a half. All deliverables are available on the website and one big news should follow soon regardinng the finalisation of the installaion of the solar collectors.

This was also combined to a public workshop on Thermal Energy Storage. More than 40 people a...

September 21, 2017

The ORC-PLUS project was presented on the 19th of september at a SET-PLAN workshop organised in Italy on the following topic : Concentrating Solar Thermal technologies in Italy towards the objectives of the SET-Plan.

The PDF presentation is available here

May 16, 2017

The ORC-PLUS project was presented in the Research&Innovation magazine, in the March 2017 publication. To access the full magazine: http://www.platinum-online.com/marzo-2017-bebe-vio-ing/ and access the italian or english version.

And to get access to the readable page on Calameo, check the page 78: 


April 27, 2017

The EU project ORC-PLUS had its 5th project meeting in Benguerir, Morocco on the 19th of April 2017! This was also combined to a workshop on Exploitation of the results. On the 20th of April, the day was dedicated to a workshop on Risk Assessment! More info to come soon on the outcomes of these two workshops. 

March 30, 2017

The summary report of the ORC-PLUS project has been published on the European Commission website to present the status of the project after one year and a half of work.

Summary of the context and overall objectives of the project
ORC-PLUS aims at increasing the technological performance of renewable energy systems, reducing costs and improving dispatchability (production on demand) and number of hours of production of an existi...

February 6, 2017

For an exclusive coverage of WFES 2017 by SolarPV.TV & WFES TV in partnership with MESIA, Michele Scandellari, the CEO of the ORC-PLUS project partner Enerray, was interviewed and presented the ORC-PLUS project to be demonstrated in Morocco. 

More informatiojn here: http://solarpv.tv/index.php/2017/02/04/orc-plus-innovative-csp-storage-projects-in-morocco-enerrays-vision-for-africa-and-the-mena-region-michele-sca...

January 13, 2017

The ORC-PLUS project went into its first project review after more than a year and a half of work out of the 4 years of the project.

This was organized at the ENEA headquarters in Brussels on the 13th of January, 2017. 

This purpose of the review was to analyse if the objectives as planned initially by the consortium are on track and the work going on smoothly according to the workplan. 

To get an update on the status of the work...

December 8, 2016

The ORC-PLUS project was presented at the COP22 during the European Union Energy Day that took place in Marrakesh on the 14th of November 2016.

The European Union Energy Day showcased some top examples of EU sustainable energy projects. Read on to find out more… http://www.4-traders.com/news/European-Commission-Directorate-General-for-Ener-EU-funded-project-develops-solar-power-storage-te--23391540/

November 22, 2016

The ORC-PLUS consortium is holding its fourth project meeting at Enerray headquarters in Bologna on the 21st and 22nd of November, 2016. 

This was the occasion to make an update on the status of the work plan after more than a year and a half of work. More information on the status of the work are available here on the website : http://www.orc-plus.eu/workplan-status

The first day was dedicated to the project meeting and update...

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