About ESTELA


ESTELA – THE VOICE OF SOLAR THERMAL ELECTRICITY IN EUROPE AND MENA REGION!

ESTELA, the European Solar Thermal Electricity Association, is a non-profit association created in 2007. ESTELA represents more than 50 members from the industry and research institutions, active along the whole STE value chain. Joining hands with national associations – Protermosolar (Spain), ANEST (Italy), Deutsche CSP (Germany) and the SER-CSP (France), ESTELA is devoted to promoting solar thermal electricity not only in Europe, but also in MENA region and worldwide. To act widely, ESTELA with AUSTELA and SASTELA in 2012 jointly created STELA World. Today, ESTELA is the largest industry association in the world promoting the solar thermal electricity sector.

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  • Delivering green growth for Europe: an EU industrial strategy for renewables   According to the European Commission’s scenarios, sustained exponential growth of renewable energy capacity is needed in all sectors of the economy – power, transport, industry and buildings – to stand a chance of......

  • With SFERA-III, benefit from free access to top research infrastructures in Concentrated Solar Thermal power across Europe! The 2nd SFERA-III access campaign was open on 12 November 2019. This call for projects provides free access to 13 state-of-art research infrastructures and 47 installations in Concentrated Solar Thermal power in 8 countries: Cyprus (Cyprus Institute)......

  • We would like to invite you to take part in the CSP stakeholders mapping survey launched by the HORIZON-STE project to support the creation of consortia that will fulfil the SET-Plan goals by participating in R&I projects and/or First-of-a-Kind plants.   HORIZON-STE is a Horizon2020......

  • After the success of the SFERA-3 training course in France (CNRS), we are pleased to present the 2nd Training for Industries course with the topic optimization of CST plant output by optical and thermal characterization and target-oriented O&M. This course is organized by DLR and......

  • SOLARPACES 2019  Welcome text by José Luis Martínez Dalmau – President of ESTELA   Dear SolarPACES participants, Looking at the global situation of our CSP sector in 2019, we face a massive shift in causes and effects that bears in itself a new chance for......

  • CSP Services received the CSPPLAZA Technology Innovation Award 2019 for the international market application of the QFly drone collector qualification system. Representing also the German Aerospace Center (DLR), which was honored for the system development, CSP Services’ managing director Klaus Pottler received the price from......

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