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SolarPaces2014 - Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems

The SolarPACES Awards

The SolarPACES Awards honor the personal engagement of individuals and institutions that significantly contribute to the deployment of CSP technology. Two types of Awards can be given:

1) Technological Innovation Award for innovations relevant to a more rapid deployment of CSP technology through:

  • Performance/cost ratio increase
  • Improved manufacturing technology
  • Better component lifetime
  • Improved environmental profile

The innovation should be realized at least in technical prototype and its characteristics should have been published according to scientific standards.

2) Lifetime Achievement Award. This award honors personal contributions to the successful development and implementation of CSP systems of an individual throughout a major phase of his/her life. Criteria are:

  • Acknowledged leadership in research or management in the field of CSP technology
  • Long term commitment in this field
  • Promotion of international cooperation


The application deadline for the SolarPACES Award has expired.

Winner of the 2013 SolarPACES Award

Technology Innovation Award:
sbp and Flabeg for the Ultimate Trough

Markus Balz and Holger Klimaschewski from sbp and Flabeg during the 2013 Technology Innovation Award Ceremony

Lifetime Achievement Award:
Dr. Fred Morse

Lifetime Award Winner Dr. Fred Morse during his Award keynote speech

Dates and Deadlines

Revised papers due    September 26, 2014


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