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21st SolarPACES conference. 13-17 October 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa. SolarPACES is the international network of researchers and industry experts for the development and marketing of concentrating solar thermal power systems and solar chemistry technologies (http://www.solarpaces.org) CTAER...
Two very relevant position announcements at the Cyprus institute for coordination of a five-year Solar Energy and Desalination project, with a focus on CSP/STE:  Scientific Coordinator – Deadline 30th June: http://www.cyi.ac.cy/jobs/item/1054-scientific-coordinator-of-the-solar-energy-and-...
On 26 May the European Commission launched the European smart specialisation platform on energy, which will support regions and Member States in using Cohesion Policy funding more effectively for promoting sustainable energy. The platform will help regions to share their expertise on sustainable...
Wind, solar, biomass and other renewable energy technologies continued to grow in 2013. New data shows they have been an important driving force in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Europe. Renewable energy is quickly becoming one of Europe's great success stories. We can go even further: if we...
(March 23rd  - 27th 2015, ENEA, Italy) The second SFERA 2 training course for CSP professionals has been launched aiming at facilitating the communication between European researchers and industry and enhancing the transfer of know-how and innovations. The SFERA partners CIEMAT, ENEA, CNRS and DLR...
On the 4th of December 2014, the Advanced Technology Centre for Renewable Energies (CTAER) became member of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in South Africa, as well as director in its Board of Directors. CTAER’s Director General, Prof. Valeriano Ruiz, manifested, “The need for a change in energy...
El CTAER becomes the first accredited laboratory in Spain to determine the total moisture in solid biofuels, which is a crucial factor to determine the quality of the biomass product. An accredited testing allows manufacturers to offer a product with a reference of quality. Also it allows customers...
On 17th July 2014, a delegation from the Government of South Africa and the province of Northern Cape visited Spain to know “on the ground” the “innovation, science and entrepreneurial system” applied to the renewable energy sector and particularly the solar thermal. From this delegation formed by...
Eurepean Union's project EU-SOLARIS has launched a survey aimed to the CST sector to improve the new developments of concentrating solar technologies. EU-SOLARIS is a EU backed project aiming to establish a new legal entity gathering the European Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) Research...
The Advanced Technology Centre for Renewable Energies (CTAER Foundation) develops R & D in all kinds of renewable energy. CTAER’s main objective is to help develop technologies using renewable energies, improving their performance to make them more competitive. We are looking for a specialist...

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