References

Current projects:

  • Groupo ICE, Costa Rica   
    Start of operations: 2015    
    Test center for solar collectors and systems (ISO 9806, EN 12976-2) including solar simulator
    Application: Certification    
  • Information and communication technology for Energy Efficient Airport    
    EU FP7 Project: CASCADE
    Project start: October 2011    
    Project end: October 2014    
  • Fraunhofer ISE   
    Start of operations: 2014   
    Testing equipment for the competence center for heat conversion – heat pumps and chillers  
    Application: Research and development    
  • BDR Thermea/ Baxi Group    
    Start of operations: 2014    
    Collector and system test center    
    Application: Research and development

Completed projects:

  • Technical University Prag    
    Start of operations: 2014    
    Type: Steady state solar simulator    
    Application: Research and development    
  • ZAE Bavaria, Germany    
    Start of operations: 2013    
    Type: CPV Tracking system    
    Application: Research and development    
  • TUV Rheinland, Germany    
    Start of operations: 2013    
    Type: Driving rain test stand    
    Application: Certification    
  • Sunrain Solar Energy Co.,Ltd, China    
    Start of operations: 2012    
    Type: Steady state solar simulator    
    Application: Research and development    
  • CFV Solar test laboratory, USA    
    Start of operations: 2012    
    Type: Mechanical load test stand    
    Application: Certification    
    >>> View the operation of the mechanical load test stand on YouTube    
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), Germany    
    Start of operations: 2012    
    Type: Mechanical load test stand    
    Application: Research and development    
  • Canadian Standard Association (CSA), Canada    
    Start of operations: 2012    
    Type: Hail impact test stand    
    Application: Certification    
  • Park Naukowo – Technologiczny “Euro-Centrum” Sp. z o.o., Poland    
    Start of operations: 2012    
    Type: Steady state solar simulator    
    Application: Research and development    
  • Instituto de Pesquisas Tecnologicas (IPT), Brazil    
    Start of operations: 2011    
    Type: Steady state solar simulator    
    Application: Research and development    
  • CFV Solar test laboratory, USA    
    Start of operations: 2011    
    Type: Hail impact test stand    
    Application: Certification    
  • TUV Rheinland, Germany    
    Start of operations: 2011    
    Type: Steady state solar simulator for PV modules and solar thermal collectors    
    Application: Certification    
  • Concordia University, Canada    
    Start of operations: 2011    
    Type: Steady state solar simulator, cooling chamber, solar air collector test stand    
    Application: Research and development    
    >>> View the operation of the Solar Simulator on YouTube    
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), Germany    
    Start of operations: 2010    
    Type: WiFi data acquisition for outdoor testing facility   
    Application: Research and development    
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), Germany    
    Start of operations: 2010    
    Type: Novel tracking system for collector efficiency measurement    
    Application: Research and development, certification    
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), Germany    
    Start of operations: 2009    
    Type: Hail impact test stand    
    Application: Research and development, certification    
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), Germany    
    Start of operations: 2009    
    Type: Exposure tracking system    
    Application: Research and development, certification    
  • Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany    
    Start of operations: 2009    
    Type: Steady state solar simulator    
    Application: Research and development    
  • Institut National de l'Energie Solaire (INES), France    
    Start of operations: 2008    
    Type: Steady state solar simulator    
    Application: Research and development    
  • Center for Solar Energy Studies (CSES), Libya    
    Start of operations: 2007    
    Type: Combined steady state solar simulator with outdoor tracker    
    Application: Research and development    
  • Austria Solar Innovation Center (ASIC), Austria    
    Start of operations: 2005    
    Type: Tracker    
    Application: Research and development    
  • GREEN Institut Belo Horizonte, Brazil    
    Start of operations: 2004    
    Type: Steady state solar simulator    
    Application: Research and certification