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First Full Test Center for Solar Collectors in Central America

PSEs steady state solar simulator SORAS-ST6 and mechanical load tester MLT12 are part of the test center of Grupo ICE in Costa Rica. (© PSE AG)

PSE AG Delivers Testing Facility to Costa Rica   

Freiburg, May 5, 2015 – PSE AG announced today that it has delivered a turnkey test center for thermal collectors and factory made systems to the state owned power company Grupo ICE in Costa Rica. The test center consists of several testing facilities to measure the performance and reliability of solar thermal collectors and systems. The main components of the test center are PSE’s new SORAS-ST6 steady-state solar simulator, a mechanical load tester, as well as a rain and thermal shock tester. The entire test center is designed to test collectors and systems indoors and outdoors according to all relevant international standards like ISO 9806 and ISO 9459-5. 

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PSE manages EU project "CASCADE" - now on TV

CASCADE  -  ICT for Energy Efficient Airports

CASCADE is a European research project funded by the EU, FP7 - Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for energy-efficient buildings.

Our objectives:         

  • Energy savings + CO2 reductions        
  • Cooperation between ICT and buildings/construction/energy sector        
  • Cost savings

http://www.cascade-eu.org/

 

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