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Activities and Dissemination

Exhibition at the SCARABEUS experimental facility, TU Wien

      As SCARABEUS is reaching the…

Salma Salah successfully passes PhD Viva at City, University of London

As SCARABEUS heads towards the last months of the project, and…

Presentations of the second webinar on R& Activities on sCO2 in Europe already available

As already published on this website, the CO2OLHEAT Project coordinated…


The SCARABEUS project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement N° 814985


The aim of the SCARABEUS project is to demonstrate that the application of supercritical CO2 blends to CSP plants has the potential to reduce CAPEX by 30% and OPEX by 35% with respect to state-of-the-art steam cycles, thus exceeding the reduction achievable with standard supercritical CO2 technology. This translates into a LCoE lower than 96 €/MWh, which is 30% lower than currently possible. The project will demonstrate the innovative fluid and newly developed heatexchangers at a relevant scale (300 kWth) for 300 h in a CSP-like operating environment.

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