Solar Process Steam Generation System: EDITOR Workshop June 2019

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Solar Process Steam Generation System Editor Workshop

The presentation of a cost-effective and high performance concentrating solar thermal system (EDITOR) with concrete storage for process heat generation (Solid-TES) will take place in Cyrpus on 18th June 2019.

The 1st PTC system for industrial process heat in Cyprus​

The aim of this workshop is to show the potential of using PTC system in Cyprus industries and to inform about planning and operation of the first plant of this type in the island.

Cyprus has excellent direct normal irradiance (DNI) resources of up to 2200 kWh/m2, making the parabolic trough collector (PTC) the perfect system for energy production at high temperature. The PTC system can exploit solar energy  to produce steam or hot water at the required temperature for the industrial sector and reduce its fuel consumption.

Targeted industry sectors for EDITOR Workshop

This workshop might be of interest to the following sectors:

  • Food and beverage factories
  • Concrete and cement industries
  • Plastic industries
  • Laundry


  • 14:00  Welcoming and introduction
  • 14:15  Presentation of PTC system & concrete thermal energy storage
  • 15:30  Presentation of the experience with the solar plant and KEAN’s benefits.
  • 16:00  Break (optional visit to poster stands)
  • 16:30  Tour of the solar system at KEAN
  • 18:00   End of workshop


  • Martin Scheuerer| Protarget AG
  • Victor Ruiz | CADE
  • Prof. Soteris Kalogirou| CUT
  • Prof. Spiros Alexopoulos | SIJ – Aachen University of Applied Sciences

EDITOR Workshop Registration

If you are interested in attending EDITOR Workshop, please complete the following form or email before 12th June  2019.

About KEAN Soft Drinks’ Factory

KEAN is one of the biggest soft drinks industries in Cyprus, where the first PTC system for industrial process heat in Cyprus has been successfully installed and is now in operation. In combination with an implemented concrete thermal energy storage (C-TES), the system enables dispatchable steam supply and satisfies the thermal energy needs even in the winter period.

About Concentrated Solar Thermal ​​

The C-TES constructed by CADE (Solid-TES) covers a constant thermal demand and delivers thermal energy during all the productive period. It consists of four concrete blocks with embedded tube bundles and can be operated with different operational targets. 

EU Funded Project: Evaluation of the Dispatchability of a Parabolic Trough Collector System with Concrete Storage ‘EDITOR’

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