Task 55
Task 55
SHC Task 55

Integrating Large SHC Systems into DHC Networks


Subtask A:

  • A-D1    Economic analyses of overall DHC network supply strategies, transition strategies, heat demand and energy price scenarios
  • A-D2    Assessment of technical requirements of existing and newly integrated large scale SDH/SDC
  • A-D3    Analyses DHC network hydraulics and evaluation of hybrid technologies and possible supply points for large ST plants
  • A-D4    Overall DHC network control strategies and algorithm for increasing ST fraction

Subtask B:

  • B-D1   In-situ collector tests
  • B-D2   Further development of validated performance guarantees for key components
  • B-D3   Automated monitoring and failure detection of key components
  • B-D4   Control strategies and self-learning controls of key components
  • B-D5   Integration of solar ratings and certification procedures

Subtask C:

  • C-D1   Simulation and design of collector array units within large systems
  • C-D2   Assessment and design of large scale seasonal storages
  • C-D3   Optimized hydraulics and piping in large solar systems
  • C-D4   Modular conception and construction

Subtask D:

  • D-D1   Business Models
  • D-D2   Beneficial and challenging macroeconomic environments for SDH/SDC systems in new and existing markets
  • D-D3   Identification and preparation of large SDH/SDC systems in a database
  • D-D4   Promotion and dissemination of SDH/SDC technologies in new markets
  • D-D5   Evaluation of divers global market development and country reports
  • D-D6   Dissemination of expertise through education and training