Newsletter – 4 – 2020

Download web version: Sco2flex Newsletter 4 – 2020 4 – 2020 Newsletter sCO2flex: making electricity production more flexible Register for the ETN webinar series: 4th episode – PUMP HEAT ETN collaborates with five EU Horizon 2020 projects, including Sco2flex, in a six-part webinar series designed to shed light on the challenges and opportunities for flexible power generation …

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Flexible Power Generation – ETN Webinar Series – 4th episode

ETN collaborates with five EU Horizon 2020 projects, including Sco2flex, in a six-part webinar series designed to shed light on the challenges and opportunities for flexible power generation in the future energy scenario. The 4th Episode features The EU funded project “PUMP HEAT”. “PUMP-HEAT. Innovative concept to increase flexibility of combined cycle power plants and …

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Different paths towards Europe’s climate goals

On 19 November 2020, INEA, the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency of the European Commission, organised a coordination workshop, bringing around the same virtual table all the on-going H2020 Flexible Power Plants projects. The representatives from PUMP-HEAT (G.A. n. 764706), Turbo-Reflex (G.A. n. 764545), sCO2flex (G.A. n. 764690), HYFLEXPOWER (G.A. n. 884229), ARBAHEAT (G.A. n. …

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SCO2-Flex at GPPS Chania20: Online Conference

On the 7th-9th September, 2020, SCO2flex partners presented their paper Impact of  volumetric system design on compressor inlet conditions in supercritical CO2 cycles  at the  GPPS Chania20 online conference.  The GPPS virtual technical conference provided high-quality content, including parallel paper presentations, invited keynotes, tutorials, and dedicated sessions for open access geometries and data sets. Further, …

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Flexible Power Generation – ETN Webinar Series – 2nd episode

“FLEXnCONFU. Power-to-X-to-Power solutions for flexible, carbon-free and efficient energy generation”, the second episode of ETN’s new webinar series on Flexible Power Generation, will take place on 3 November 2020, 12:00-13:00 CET.   The goal of the FLEXnCONFU project is to develop and demonstrate innovative, economically viable and replicable Power-to-X-to-Power (P2X2P) solutions that combine all available options for the …

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ETN launches new webinar series: “Challenges and opportunities for flexible power generation in the future energy scenario”

ETN collaborates with five EU Horizon 2020 projects, including Sco2flex, in a six-part webinar series designed to shed light on the challenges and opportunities for flexible power generation in the future energy scenario To achieve the EU 2030 and 2050 Climate and Energy goals, a high penetration of renewable energy sources (RES) into the grid …

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Have you heard of the European sCO2 Research & Development Alliance?

The European sCO2 Research & Development Alliance aims at providing a platform for exchanging knowledge onsupercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) technologies in the energy sector for academia and industry, as well as promoting this topic in society.   Supercritical Carbon Dioxide (sCO2) technology is an innovative concept in power generation, which employs CO2 in supercritical state …

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Newsletter – 3 – 2020

Download web version: Sco2flex Newsletter 3 – 2020   3 – 2020 Newsletter sCO2flex: making electricity production more flexible Woman in Science: Interview with Albannie Cagnac To celebrate International Women’s day and highlight the success and importance of women in science, we decided to interview our project coordinator Albannie Cagnac. READ MORE > sCO2flex at SolarPACES 2019 …

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Evaluation of Direct Air Cooled Heat Rejection Units for Supercritical CO2 Power Plants

Supercritical CO2 cycles (sCO2) are recognized as a promising solution for the exploitation of different energy sources: from fossil fuel combustion and nuclear energy to solar energy and waste heat recovery. The large range of possible applications and the possible scarcity of water for sCO2 systems makes the use of direct air-cooled heat rejection units …

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Woman in Science: Interview with Albannie Cagnac

To celebrate International Women’s day and highlight the success and importance of women in science, we decided to interview our project coordinator Albannie Cagnac. Profile: Albannie Cagnac is a project manager for EDF R&D and a European H2020 project coordinator for the Sco2flex project. She has  a Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics Research from the …

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