The main objectives of the CSP2 project are:

  • To propose an alternative to current heat transfer fluid (HTF) for concentrating solar power (CSP) plants that can operate in a wide range of temperature (100°C-1000°C) without freezing and decomposition.

  • To develop the technology for using dense suspension of solid particles as new HTF and prove it at 150 kWth scale.

  • To design innovative solar-tower based plants operating with this new HTF and to derive cost estimation.

  • To promote the development of this innovation.