MSLOOP PROJECT: THE NEW GENERATION OF CSP PLANTS

MSLOOP aims to validate a technology consisting of developing a cost effective solar field for CSP Parabolic Trough Power Plants using optimized ternary molten salts as HTF with an innovative hybridization system. CADE take part of the consortium toguether with COBRA, SCHLAICH BERGERMANN PARTNER, ARCHIMEDE SOLAR and UNIVERSIDAD COMPLUTENSE DE MADRID The MSLOOP 2.0 consortium … Read more

EDITOR Project. 24h Continuous thermal power supply based on CSP and concrete thermal energy storage

The system shall consist of a mid-sized parabolic trough collector loop combined with a concrete thermal energy storage, and it is experimentally designed for industrial applications that require heating or cooling on a 24 hour basis. CADE, in consortium with protarget AG, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. / German Aerospace Center (DLR), Solar-Institut Jülich … Read more

WORKSHOP 2015: THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENDANCE

CADE would like to thank those who attended the workshop celebrated last Thursday, 26th of November, at the Via Castellana Hotel, in Madrid, for their interest and active participation during the event. We counted on the large and significant presence of the most important Spanish companies within the Oil&Power sector, being a truly privilege to … Read more

2nd WORKSHOP: ADVANCED ENGINEERING METHODS FOR EVALUATION OF CRITICAL EQUIPMENT AND PIPING SYSTEMS

Thursday, November 26th, 2015, Hotel Vía Castellana (Madrid) Overview The seminar shall be focused on the problematic, methodologies, novelties, and benefits associated to the evaluation and upgrade of critical equipment and piping systems in refineries, petrochemical and power plants by applying integrated engineering methodologies and the intensive use of advance analysis and simulation tools. We … Read more

CADE’S WORKSHOP: THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING

CADE wants to thank the attendants for their interest and active participation during our workshop last week. We were lucky to share a few hours with some of the main players of Spanish Oil&Power sector, to talk about our experience and history through 10 years and more than 800 conducted projects,  by sharing advanced engineering … Read more

CSP PLANTS: FATIGUE FAILURE OF HEAT EXCHANGERS . EFFECT OF SHORT TERM CYCLES.

Spain is a world leader in innovation, technology and construction of solar thermal power plants by taking part in most of the CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) projects that are currently being developed worldwide. CADE has taken part actively in many of these projects by the side of some of the leading companies in the sector, … Read more

Workshop CADE: Critic equipment and piping systems. Evaluation and upgrading by means of advanced engineering.

Next November Thursday 7th, at 10:00, CADE will hold at hotel Eurostars Madrid Tower the workshop: “EQUIPMENT AND CRITICAL PIPING SYSTEMS. PROFITABILITY, EFFICIENCY AND RELIABILITY. INTEGRATION OF ENGINEERING ADVANCED CAPAPABILITIES ON REAL CASES.” Overview Integration of process and mechanical engineering capabilities allows, by the application of advanced analysis and simulation tools, the evaluation and upgrading … Read more

FEM models standardization from APDL parameterized models

CADE’s commitment with our customers always lead us to look for 3D modeling and analysis time reduction in validation and optimization of process equipment and structures with Finite Element Analysis. One handful tool to work on this purpose is the construction of Parameterized models in ANSYS Mechanical APDL and ANSYS Workbench. One of the most … Read more

PV Structures: beyond structural design

Our Position The Relative importance of solar structures within the investment of PV solar plants is getting a significant importance due to many factors related to PV sector’s evolution: tendency towards multi-Megawatt plants, increased competency because of global deceleration of PV sector in many markets and trend of lower prices of solar panels.Due to these … Read more