The SENER engineering and technology group and its joint venture with Masdar, Torresol Energy, have announced their participation in this year's World Future Energy Summit, 15 to 17 January in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Both companies will share a stand where they will showcase their latest achievements, a year after having commercially launched the Valle 1 and Valle 2 power plants in Cadiz (south of Spain) and after having operated the Gemasolar plant in Seville.
Specifically SENER will the cleaning systems HECTOR for heliostat plants and PARIS, for parabolic trough cleaning plants. Likewise, SENER will show the improvements to its SENERtrough parabolic trough system, with the presentation of its second generation, the SENERtrough 2.
As for Torresol Energy, it will show off the expertise in solar plant operation and maintenance it has acquired from its experience with Gemasolar, the first solar plant in the world to combine central tower technology with a molten salt storage system and also on the other two projects, Valle 1 and Valle 2, two twin plants of parabolic trough technology.
In 2012, both Torresol Energy and SENER have been recognized in several awards: in May, SENER was named finalist in the prestigious European Business Awards for the Environment, in its European Section, having won the final prize in the previous Basque and Spanish Sections; in June, Torresol Energy was nominated for the US CSP Today awards in the dispatchability category thanks to the Gemasolar plant and, in November, Torresol Energy won the final award in the Dispatchability Solution Category of the CSP Today Seville 2013 awards.