CEA is a major research institute in France with a staff over 16 000 people and with a broad field of expertise in all energy related aspects. Within CEA, a department is dedicated to solar energy and energy efficiency in buildings. This department is the major player of the French National Institute for Solar Energy (INES), located in the Alps region. CEA INES is also at the initiative of SDH in France and the scientific coordinator of the French R&D project called SmartGrid Solaire Thermique supported by ADEME.
Activities in SDH
CEA INES supports your SDH project with the following services: – Scientific support for planning large solar thermal fields – System concept and feasibility analysis based on whole system simulations with TRNSYS (including district cooling) – Scientific accompaniment of the system construction and initial system operation – Monitoring and optimsation of solar district heating plant
Countries of activities