Subtask A

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

Subtask B

  • B-D1 In-situ collector tests
  • B-D2 Draft Standards and Performance Guarantees for key components
  • B-D3 Automated monitoring, failure detection of key components, control strategies and self-learning controls of key components

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 of Solar Thermal and Hybrid Technologies
  • D-D2 Beneficial and challenging environments for SDH/SDC systems including hybrid technologies in new and existing markets
  • D-D3 Identification and preparation of Best Practise Examples
  • D-D4 Evaluation of divers global market development and country reports
  • D-D5 Dissemination of expertise through education and training