CNRS – Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Research organisation – France
French public research organisation. Coordinator of the project (WP10). CNRS is involved in the implementation of the prototype plant at the solar tower facility of Themis (WP5) and leads the testing and validation (WP6). CNRS also contributes to the selection of materials for the construction of the solar receiver (WP1) and carries out on-sun experimental testing of the storage system using the test-rig MicroSol-R (WP3).