sCO2-Flex at SET Plan Action 6 Networking Event

Members of the sCO2-flex project will attend the SET Plan Action Action 6 conference on 4 December in Brussels to network and present the project’s latest developments and challenges.   The Integrated Strategic Energy Technologies (SET) Plan Action 6 focuses on “making EU industry less energy and resources intensive, more carbon-neutral and competitive“. The SET …

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ETN October Workshop 2019

ETN’s biennial October Workshop took place on 1-2 October 2019 in Florence, Italy, hosted by Baker Hughes. Venue and agenda The event took place at Florence Learning Center. Workshop agenda can be downloaded here. High-Level User Meeting ETN’s annual High-Level User Meeting was held on 30 September 2019 at AC Hotel by Marriott Firenze. For more information …

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3rd European Conference on Supercritical CO2 (sCO2) Power Systems

The third European Conference on Supercritical CO2 took place on 19 and 20 September this year. Scientists from all over Europe came together to talk about the sensible and safe use of supercritical CO2 (sCO2). Professor Brillert, Head of the Department of Turbomachinery at the University of Duisburg-Essen, chaired the conference, which took place in …

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Optimization of the Part-Load Operation Strategy of SCO2 Power Plants

Supercritical CO2 cycles for power generation are gaining a large interest from industry, institutions and academia as demonstrated by the large amount of investments, founded projects and research papers. This attention is motivated by the potential of sCO2 technology of replacing conventional steam plants in a number of applications and likely to play a relevant …

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“The future energy system – meeting complexity with flexibility” Workshop recording available online

The EU has set ambitious goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. To achieve these goals, the share of renewable energy sources must grow rapidly. This fundamentally changes the role of conventional power generation and raises the question: How will the energy system of the future look like? By increasing the efficiency and flexibility of conventional …

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Optimization of Flexible Supercritical CO2 Coal-Fired Power Plants

Coal-fired power plants play a major role in large scale power generation by producing about 41% and 25% of the electricity in the world and in the EU, respectively. In the context of EU’s climate and energy policy (EU Reference Scenario 2016) and with a view to decarbonizing the electricity sector, the share of non-programmable …

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sCO2-Flex consortium meet in Milan to present latest progress

Consortium partners of the EU funded project sco2-flex met at the Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI) e on the 11th and 12th of June 2019 to discuss project progress. An update to sco2flex’s 9 Work Packages was provided by the work package leaders.  The project is currently on track to meet the challenge of developing and validating …

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