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Pilot Actions

InfraSUN

Sun as infrastructure

what

InfraSUN is based on elaboration of models of infrastructural solar heating and cooling. A combination of various solar thermal technologies will be used to evaluate, demonstrate and promote a concept of a new infrastructural economic model to facilitate the use of solar energy and to cut down expenses for the end users in tertiary sector.

why

Solar heating and cooling technologies could play an important role particularly as they are compatible with majority of conventional heat sources and offer high efficiency when combined into district heating systems. Solar cooling also benefits from the correlation between energy supply and cooling demand - when the solar resource is at its strongest the demand for cooling is highest. Solar heating and cooling technologies have large potential to reduce exposure and sensitivity to energy price fluctuations, as most costs occur at the initial investment stage and operating costs are minimal. The economical infrastructural model will propose solutions which facilitate the implementation of such systems.

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On-line operational data of the pilot system (working temperatures, power, yield /heat, cold/) are available on:

emiliemon.ijs.si

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Aereal view of the solar collector field

Collectors air

Installation with the Sortech adsorption chillers and heat storage

Chiller

 

More about the pilot plant in media:

Videos: 

http://www.tromba.si/infrasun-bivanjsko-razkosje-s-soncem (Agencija Tromba, www.tromba.si; in Slovene)

Internet & printed media:

http://www.sonnewindwaerme.de/solarthermie/solares-heizen-kuehlen-pilotanlage-slowenien-eingeweiht

http://www.delo.si/znanje/znanost/emilie-na-strehi.html

http://www.delo.si/znanje/znanost/cerar-sem-za-vecjo-tehnolosko-usmerjenost-drzave.html

http://www.kpv.gov.si/nc/si/medijsko_sredisce/novica/article/225/7537/cb63e984de64f71f00afa24a9eca2b1d/

http://www.deloindom.si/solarni-kolektorji/pilotni-projekt-na-ijs-sonce-kot-infrastruktura

http://www.energetika.net/novice/clanki/miro-cerar-na-ijs-uradno-otvoril-soncni-pilotni-projekt-emil  

http://www.energetika.net/novice/reportaze/institut-jozef-stefan-stavi-tudi-na-trajnostno-energijo?utm_source=en.novice

http://oe.finance.si/8813046/Nova-tehnologija-na-strehi-instituta?metered=yes&sid=394479827

http://www.nas-stik.si/1/Novice/novice/tabid/87/ID/2703/Na-IJS-zazivel-projekt-Emilie-InfraSUN.aspx#.VE9khrV0y70

https://krog.sta.si/2065908/cerar-na-ijs-vsak-dosezek-je-odlicen-le-toliko,-kolikor-sluzi-ljudem

 

where

InfraSUN is implemented and tested at the Jozef Stefan Institute (JSI) headquarter (C building) in Ljubljana.

Visits are welcome from 15 July 2014 on previous announcement to the pilot plant administrator.

For more information please contact:

gasper.tavcar@ijs.si

+386 1 477 32 25

jure.cizman@ijs.si

+386 1 588 54 26

collectors

collectors detail

recooler

Heat recovery

 

 
 
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