The University of Jordan :: Amman, JordanMENA Hybrid Solar System

EU projects

MENA Hybrid Solar System

 

HYMENSO aims to support the implementation of solar energy systems in the MENA region by following a holistic approach covering aspects of cost, reliability and dispatchability. A combination of PV (Photovoltaics) and CSP (Concentrating Solar Power) systems is investigated, in order to harvest the advantages of both systems.

 
 

 

 

 

 

Main scientific objectives:

 

• Create a data base of relevant local conditions for CSP and PV plants, such as meteorological data, industry capacity, energy demand, current energy production, and grid capacity of the participating MENA countries.

 

• Develop country specific solar energy roadmaps and concepts for combination of PV and CSP.

 

• Enhance local participation through capacity building and dissemination of results.

 

• Produce specifications of hybrid systems, to be applied on future prototypes and demonstrators to be developed in the continuity of this project.

 

• Demonstrate available subsystems in pilot applications.

 

 

 

Partners:

 

1- German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

 

2-The Universityof Jordan, Jordan

 

3-Centre de Développement des EnergiesRenouvelables (CDER), Algeria

 

4-Researchand Technology Center of Energy (CRTEn), Tunisia

 

5-University of Patras, Greece

 
 

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