Solar Energy Solar Energy

An interregional partnership for solar energy and smart specialisation is currently working on 4 different projects/concepts:

  1. A large-scale Sustainable Energy Technology (SET) First of a kind (FOAK) project: Concentrated Solar power (CSP) Plant, hybridised with Photovoltaic (PV), including storage to provide fully dispatchable power and to allow for more flexible generation.
  2. A research facility for Solar technologies
  3. The Promotion of electricity exports from solar technologies from Southern to Central and Northern European countries
  4. The use of medium temperature solar energy in the agro industry.



Regions involved

Lead regions: Extremadura (ES)

Participating regions: Alentejo (PT), Asturias (ES), South Estonia (EE), Sicily (IT), Slovenia (SI),  South Karelia, Vaasa (Ostrobothnia) (FI), GAP Region - TR33 (TU)


1. Contact details of the lead region

Olga Garcia, Directora General Junta de Extremadura

2. Contact details of JRC

Ana Díaz, Directorate C, Energy, Climate and Transport. Unit C6 - Economics of Climate Change, Energy and Transport
Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy (S3PEnergy)

More information

Related events:

  • The Kick off Meeting of the Solar Energy Partnership took place in Brussels on the 17th of May 2017, from 9h00 to 13h00, to present the Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy, to formalise the creation of the S3 Partnership on Solar Energy and to establish the main targets and set up the roadmap of the partnership.  Please find the agenda here.

Events Events

S3PEnergy - High Level Event

The project concluded the first phase of its activities at the end of 2017. As a conclusion of the tasks carried out by the S3PEnergy, a High Level Event...

Innovation camp smart specialisation in energy

This innovation camp takes place these 11th and 12th October in Brussels. It counts on the joint participation of three S3PEnergy partnerships, external...

Kick-off meeting of the Solar S3 Partnership

Kick-off meeting of the Smart Specialisation Interregional Partnership on Solar Energy

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