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    Full paper submission deadline extended till 15-06-2016
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Important Dates

  • Abstract submission: 15-02-2016
  • Notification of acceptance: 20-02-2016
  • Revised deadline for full paper submission: 15-06-2016
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Focus Areas of the Conference

  • R&D status and challenges in the three CSP technologies, namely parabolic trough, linear fresnel, and tower
  • Electricity, high temperature process heat, and cooling applications
  • Linkages between Indian industry, academia and R&D organizations
  • Collaborative multi-disciplinary R&D activities

Conference Topics

The conference is expected to address the following topics related to solar thermal technologies:

  1. Solar Field: Resource assessment, field design and optimization;
  2. Coating: Fabrication, evaluation and applications;
  3. Thermal Energy Storage: Design, evaluation and applications;
  4. Receiver and Heat Exchanger: Design, evaluation and applications;
  5. Solar Cooling: Vapor absorption refrigeration system design and evaluation;
  6. Manufacturing and Materials Processing: Fabrication and structural integrity;
  7. Smart Grid: Microgrid and electrical power management;
  8. Solar Field Structure: Design, optimization and wind induced vibration;
  9. Process Heat: Technology enabling hybridization and
  10. Policy Research: Framework for promoting CST.


The conference proceedings will be published in the form CD-ROM. Additionally, selected high-quality papers from the proceedings will be peer - reviewed and published in the form of book/international journal. An international publishing house is being identified.