Activity focus of member
Research and development of systems and components for concentrating solar technologies, with a main focus on solar thermal power plants.
Research areas: parabolic trough technology, linear Fresnel technology, tower technology, qualification of components for solar thermal power plants, solar materials, solar chemical engineering
The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is one of the global pioneers in the research and development of systems and components for concentrated solar technologies. DLR’s Institute of Solar Research, where DLR’s solar research activities are merged, intends to serve as a bridge builder between basic research, large-scale projects and industrial applications.
Contact details of the member
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)
German Aerospace Center
Institute of Solar Research
Porz-Wahnheide, Linder Höhe, 51147 Köln, Germany
Tel.: +49 2203 601 3226
Fax: +49 2203 601 4141