Gustav Resch (TU Wien) and Richard Thonig (IASS) represented MUSTEC at the digital “Policy panel” of SolarPACES conference on the 28th – 29th of September 2020. The presentations were focused on CSP Integration, Markets, and Policy and more specifically, discuss the role that Chinese CSP can play for the world, as well as the ongoing decarbonization of the European Power Sector and how CSP can contribute to this target. Moreover, a poster was presented by Franziska Schöniger from TU Wien, comparing the cost and the performance of CSP and PV with Thermal or Battery Storage.

ALSO, GREAT NEWS FOR LUIS CRESPO! At the opening ceremony of the SolarPaces conference, the president of the Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Protermosolar Industry, Luis Crespo, has been awarded the Lifetime Award, which recognizes his professional career by the international solar thermal sector. The Technology Centers and Spanish companies have also awarded Luis Crespo with a special award for his commitment to the sector and the achievements obtained.

On behalf of the whole MUSTEC team, congratulations Luis.