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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...