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    • Anodic and Cathodic Protection Assessment on Chloride Molten Salts for the Next Generation of CSP Plants 

      Fernández, Ángel G.; Cabeza, Luisa F. (SolarPACES Conference, 2019)
      The prevention of high-temperature corrosion on containment materials plays a critical role, and a corrosion mitigation plan is needed to achieve the target plant lifetime of 30 years. This paper analyzed two mitigation ...
    • Benchmarking of energy demand of domestic and small business buildings 

      Coma Arpón, Julià; Maldonado, José Miguel; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Gimbernat, Toni; Botargues, Teresa; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2017)
      In Europe the building sector represents 41% of the final energy consumption and the 40% of the total GHG emissions of end-use sectors (Directive 2010/31/EU) [1]. Solar energy is one of the forms of renewable energy that ...
    • Benchmarking of energy demand of domestic and small business buildings 

      Coma Arpón, Julià; Maldonado, José Miguel; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Gimbernat, Toni; Botargues, Teresa; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), 2017)
      Rapid expansion of solar thermal energy for increasing energy efficiency of buildings has been adopted in short/medium and long-term energy strategies of EU countries. This enhancement of energy efficiency in buildings ...
    • Benchmarking of energy demand of residential buildings 

      Coma Arpón, Julià; Maldonado, José Miguel; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Gimbernat, Toni; Botargues, Teresa; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Çukurova University, 2018)
      Solar thermal energy has been adopted in medium and long‐term energy strategies within EU countries for increasing the energy efficiency of buildings. In this context, the overall objective of this project consists ...
    • Black box modelling of a latent heat thermal energy storage system coupled with heat pipes 

      Arteconi, Alessia; Ferracuti, Francesco; Tascioni, Roberto; Mahkamov, Khamid; Kenisarin, Murat; Costa, Carolina; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Halimic, Elvedin; Mullen, David; Lynn, Kevin; Cioccolanti, Luca (IHPC/IHPS Conference, 2018)
      This paper presents black box models to represent a LHTESS (Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage System) coupled with heat pipes, aimed at increasing the storage performance and at decreasing the time of charging/discharging. ...
    • Comparative analysis of energy demand and CO2 emissions of residential buildings 

      Coma Arpón, Julià; Maldonado, José Miguel; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Gimbernat, Toni; Botargues, Teresa; Cabeza, Luisa F. (International Solar Energy Society, 2017)
      Rapid expansion of solar thermal energy for increasing energy efficiency of buildings has been adopted in short/medium and long-term energy strategies of EU countries. Within this context, the overall objective of this work ...
    • Contribución de proyectos europeos a la reducción del consumo de energía en aplicaciones en edificios y en la industria 

      Cabeza, Luisa F.; Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Fernández, Ángel G.; Argelich Romà, Josep (RIbERA, 2019)
      El grupo de investigación GREiA de la Universidad de Lleida, España, participa actualmente en seis proyectos financiados por la Comisión Europea a través del programa de investigación e innovación Horizonte 2020, cuyo ...
    • Corrosion inhibitors for TES material at high temperature for CSP plants 

      Fernández, Ángel G.; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2019)
      Molten salt technology using nitrate salts as thermal energy storage material is the current state-of-the-art of concentrated solar power technology and power tower central receivers are currently limited by the maximum ...
    • Development of a Small Solar Thermal Power Plant for Heat and Power Supply to Domestic and Small Business Buildings 

      Mahkamov, Khamid; Pili, Piero; Manca, Roberto; Leroux, Arthur; Mintsa, André Charles; Lynn, Kevin; Mullen, David; Halimic, Elvedin; Bartolini, Carlo M.; Pirro, Matteo; Costa, Sol-Carolina; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Kenisarin, Murat; Makhkamova, Irina (ASME, 2018)
      The small solar thermal power plant is being developed with funding from EU Horizon 2020 Program. The plant is configured around a 2-kWel Organic Rankine Cycle turbine and solar field, made of Fresnel mirrors. The solar ...
    • Dynamic Modelling of a Hybrid Solar Thermal/electric Energy Storage System for Application in Residential Buildings 

      Frazzica, Andrea; Palomba, Valeria; Sergi, Francesco; Ferraro, Marco; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Oró Prim, Eduard; Karellas, Sotirios; Varvagiannis, Efstratios; Emhofer, Johann; Barz, Tilman (International Solar Energy Society, 2018)
      The present paper presents the dynamic modelling of a hybrid thermal/electric energy storage for residential applications. Two systems are considered, which are suitable for application in Continental and Mediterranean climates. ...
    • Ensayos preliminares de una microturbina de ciclo orgánico de Rankine alimentada por un campo solar de concentración tipo Fresnel lineala 

      Maldonado, José Miguel; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Mahkamov, Khamid; Costa, Carolina; Kenisarin, Murat; Pili, Piero; Manca, Roberto; Leroux, Arthur; Mintsa, André Charles; Bartolini, Carlo M.; Pirro, Matteo; Lynn, Kevin; Mullen, David; Halimic, Elvedin; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Asociación Española de Energía Solar, 2018)
      El propósito de esta investigación es evaluar la influencia del tipo de cemento en sí mismo a altas temperaturas, desestimando el resto de componentes del hormigón. El presente estudio se centra en la ...
    • Example of an Innovative Initiative for Education in Thermal Energy Storage: INPATH-TES Project 

      Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Cabeza, Luisa F. (International Solar Energy Society, 2017)
      Following the EC SET-Plan Education and Training Roadmap, the goal of INPATH-TES is to create a network of academia, research institutes and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to implement a joint PhD programme ...
    • Innovative concentrated solar micro organic Rankine cycle plant system for residential buildings 

      Maldonado, José Miguel; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Mahkamov, Khamid; Costa, Carolina; Kenisarin, Murat; Pili, Piero; Manca, Roberto; Leroux, Arthur; Mintsa, André Charles; Bartolini, Carlo M.; Pirro, Matteo; Lynn, Kevin; Mullen, David; Halimic, Elvedin; Cioccolanti, Luca; Arteconi, Alessia; Gimbernat, Toni; Botargues, Teresa; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2019)
      Reducing the energy consumption in the building sector, as well as its associated CO2 emissions, is one of the main environmental concerns at worldwide level. In developed countries, the building sector means 41% of the ...
    • Integration of a compact two fluid PCM heat exchanger into the hot superheated section of an air source heat pump cycle for optimized DHW generation 

      Emhofer, Johann; Barz, Tilman; Marx, Klemens; Hochwallner, Felix; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Strehlow, Andreas; Nitsch, Birgo; Weiss, Michael (2019)
      This contribution presents a concept for the direct integration of a refrigerant/water Heat Exchanger (HEX) with a Phase Change Material (PCM) in the hot superheated section of an R32 - air source compression Heat Pump ...
    • Numerical Investigation of the Pipelines modeling in a Small-Scale Concentrated Solar Combined Heating and Power Plant 

      Tascioni, Roberto; Arteconi, Alessia; Del Zotto, Luca; Habib, Emanuele; Bocci, Enrico; Moradi, Ramin; Mahkamov, Khamid; Costa, Carolina; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Pili, Piero; Mintsa, André Charles; Pirro, Matteo; Gimbernat, Toni; Botargues, Teresa; Halimic, Elvedin; Cioccolanti, Luca (ICCHMT 2019, 2019)
      In this paper four different detailed models of pipelines have been proposed, they are supposed to be used in a quasi steady-state model of a micro solar Combined Heat and Power plant developed under the EU funded project ...
    • Numerical investigation of the smart energy management of modular latent heat thermal storage on the performance of a micro-solar power plant 

      Tascioni, Roberto; Cioccolanti, Luca; Del Zotto, Luca; Mahkamov, Khamid; Kenisarin, Murat; Costa, Carolina; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Maldonado, José Miguel; Halimic, Elvedin; Mullen, David; Lynn, Kevin; Arteconi, Alessia (ECOS2019 - 32 th International Conference on Efficiency, Costs, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, 2019)
      Solar energy is widely considered as one of the most attractive renewable energy source to curb CO2 emissions at residential level where micro-cogeneration has a very interesting potential. One promising application of ...
    • Optimization of coupled building roof solar reflectance and thermal insulation level for annual energy saving under different climate zones 

      Piselli, Cristina; Pisello, Anna Laura; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Saffari Tabalvandani, Mohammad; Cotana, Franco; Cabeza, Luisa F. (International Solar Energy Society, 2017)
      The aim of this work is to assess building energy performance optimization potential of cool roof solutions in different climate conditions worldwide through dynamic thermal-energy simulation and optimization analysis. Moreover, ...
    • Phase change material selection for two innovative compact energy storage systems in residential buildings 

      Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Gasia, Jaume; Oró Prim, Eduard; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Ediciones de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, 2019)
      Within the framework of HYBUILD, an EU Horizon 2020-funded project, two innovative compact hybrid electrical/thermal storage systems for stand-alone and district connected residential buildings will be developed and ...
    • Phenomenological modelling of solid/liquid phase transitions in non-ideal PCM 

      Barz, Tilman; Emhofer, Johann; Marx, Klemens; Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2019)
      Thermal energy storage technologies through solid/liquid phase change materials (PCMs) use the thermodynamic principles of melting and solidification to absorb and release thermal energy. In the ideal case, this technology ...