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1 TECHITALY2012 Brussels, October3rd, 2012 Public private partnership. The Italian leadership on concentrating solar power FrancescoDi Mario ENEA Gianluigi Angelantoni Archimede Solar Energy

2 Agenzia Nazionale per le Nuove Tecnologie, l Energia e lo Sviluppo Economico Sostenibile NationalAgency for New Technologies, Energy and Substainable Economic Development ENEA is a public organization operating in the fields of energy, sustainable economic development and new technologies in order to support competitiveness and sustainable development policies at the national level MISSION: supporting Italian energy policy through the promotion and innovation of sustainable technologies

3 ENEA for Renewable Energy Sources ENEA is carrying out RD&D activities on: Concentrating Solar Power Solar Thermal Photovoltaic Biomass and Bio Fuel Wind Energy (Offshore and small scale) Energy from the sea Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Storage Systems

4 Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) The ENEA approach Main objectives: To reduce solar electricity cost; To increase solar power performance (higher efficiency); To compensate solar variability with thermal storage; To use thermal fluid environmental friendly and cheap; To promote the development of CSP technology in Italian industry

5 CSP: The ENEA Innovation Use of a new process fluid (high temperature molten salt*, instead of diathermic oil) to improve thermal storage and technicaleconomic performance of parabolic trough CSP plants Molten Salt Storage Hot Tank Molten Salt Storage Cold Tank 550 C 290 C In comparison with oil, this offers: Higher storage capacity (+50%), Higher capacity factor (> 50%), Safer operation Higher efficiency Lower storage and electricity cost Power Block: Steam & Electricity Generation and involves: New high temp. technology for solar collectors and heat receivers Molten salt system management * KNO 3 /NaNO 3

6 Molten salt as process fluid and thermal storage Molten salt (60% NaNO 3 40% KNO 3 ) Advantages: High working temperature (air stable up to 600 C) Minimizes volume( 50%) and cost of the thermal storage (high thermal capacity ) Less expensive than synthetic oil and environmental friendly Atmospheric pressure in the thermal storage Common used as a fertilizer

7 From Labs to Industrial Demonstration ( ) ENEL Archimede 5 MWe Industrial 2010 Demonstration plant Demo design and construction Ind dustrial ro ole 2007 Test facility PCS Lab 2003 R&D Prototype Design Components test and qualification Prototype Operation start-up Go overnmen t role 2001 Project Start-up

8 ENEA Industrial Partners Receiver tube Solar collector Salt pipelines Steam generator Storagesystem Engineering Angelantoni Industries, Archimede Solar Energy, POLO, ITIV, Steroglass Ronda High Tech, Reflex, Menzolit, Polynt, FastGlass, Duplomatic, SIFA, DD, Comes, BHT, Donati Group, Faini Telecommunication Systems Alstom Power Ansaldo Italcementi Consorzio CSP, ENEL, Techint, Tolo Energia, Tecnimont

9 Support structure and tracking system DUPLOMATIC

10 Reflecting panel manufacturing RONDA REFLEX Composite material and thin glass

11 Receiver tube manufacturing Cermet coating(enea Patents) Glass tube Junction Enea sputtering pilot plant Tube coating 600 C stable coating Solar absorbance > 95% Th. emittance <14%, 550 C Bellow ASE Industry production facility ASE Industry production facility 70,000 tubes/year

12 Enea Experimental Plant and Test Facility Plant operation ENEA Casaccia National Labs, Rome Start up April 2004 Tests and qualification of the basic concept & components More than 15,000 hr operation

13 Archimede Demonstration Power Plant (Enel) Location: Priolo (Sicily, Italy, solar DNI 1936 KWh/m 2 y) 5MWe industrial-scale demonstration, Operation startup June 2010 Solar plant Solar collector length: 100 m Solar collector area: 3 ha Annual energy storage: 25.1 GWh Annual electricity generation 8.7 GWh Net solar energy to electricity efficiency: 14.0 % Annual (fossil) energy saving: 1921 Toe Annual CO 2 emissions saving: 6000 t Integration into an existing gas-fired combined cycle Estimated investment cost: 8 million/mw (first-of-akind) Gas-fired plant

14 CSP Main activity lines for the medium term R, D&D of new solution for thermal fluid (new molten salt mixtures, CO 2 ), critical components (receiver tube, steam generator, storage system) and plant configuration, in order to improve efficiency and reduce cost; Support to industry for components development, testing and qualification in ENEA facilities Support to engineering firms and utilities for design and construction of power plant of different size (from several lhundred dkwt to 50MW) and for various applications (power generation, hybrid plants, desalinisation, process heat...) Development of solar fuels

15 CSP main projects (1) MATS, European project (VII FP) started in July, 2011 and coordinated by ENEA (Design, construction and operation in Egypt of 1 MW plant for combined production of heat, power and desalinated water from solar source integrated with renewable fuels). UTRINN

16 CSP main projects (2) Archetype 550 European project started in January, 2012 and coordinated by Enel Green Power (Design, construction and operation in Sicily of 30 MW - FP7 and NER 300) Partners: ENEA, Siemens, Schott, Iatso OPTS European project (VII FP) started in January, 2012 and coordinated by ENEA (Design, construction and testing of a thermal storage system with integrated steam generator) Partners: CEA, CNRS, Fraunhofer, Weizman I., CIEMAT, CREF-Cyl, Ansaldo Nucleare, Cobra, LNEG, Tecnimont KT UTRINN

17 CSP main projects (3) HYSOL European project, coordinated by ACS- COBRA (Innovative configuration for a fully renewable hybrid CSP plant) Partners: ENEA, CIEMAT, IDIE,. Development of components and systems (receiver tube, solar collector, new thermal fluid, ) in cooperation with research organizations and Italian industries (ASE, DD, Ronda,.) Development of solar fuels (Production of hydrogen by thermochemical cycles and natural gas reforming based on solar heat in the frame of national and European projects) UTRINN

18 CSP International collaborations SFERA (Solar Facilities for the European Research Area) European project for utilization of research and testing ti infrastructures t Implementing Agreements IEA SolarPACES EERA (European Energy Research Alliance), with a joint research program for CSP systems Paving the way for the Mediterranean Solar Plan European project supporting the deployment of renewable energy sources in the Southern Mediterranean countries UTRINN

19 Thank you for your attention

20 ENEA in figures Human Resources: (30 June 2010) 2863 permanent staff 71 temporary staff Master and PhD students International Fellows Headquarters located in Rome 9 Research Centres 5 Research Laboratories 43 pilot plants and research facilities 11 LocalOffices Brussels Liason Office

21 R&D MAIN PROJECTS AND TOPICS ENERGY Nuclear Fusion Nuclear Fission Renewable Energy Sources Energy Efficiency Advanced Technologies for Energy and Industry NEW TECHNOLOGIES Rdi Radiation i Applications i Material Technologies Energy and Environment Modeling ICT SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Environment Characterization, Prevention and Recovery Environmental Technologies Sismic Protection Radiation Biology and Human Health Sustainable Development and Innovation of the AgroInd. System

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