Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Technologies

Prof. Dr. İlker TARI

Division Coordinator, Concentrated Solar Power
ODAK unit of ODTÜ-GÜNAM contributes to the development of innovative concentrating solar technologies to be used in power generation and industrial processes. Studies by ODAK focus on the thermal applications in the medium and high concentration ratios and complement the research activities on the topic of concentrating photovoltaics.
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September 27, 2022

ODTÜ-GÜNAM Among the “Most Successful Turkish Research Institutions”

Based on the official data of the European Commission published on August 22, 2022, according to the “Most Successful Turkish Research Institutions” ranking published by TÜBİTAK Horizon Europe Program, ODTÜ-GÜNAM received a total fund of 1.27 million Euro from the Horizon 2020 program for the period 2021-2027. ODTÜ-GÜNAM has become the only Research Infrastructure among the leading higher education institutions in our country. We congratulate all our researchers who contributed to the project applications. (Source: TÜBİTAK Horizon Europe Website) #project #research #funding #horizoneurope

September 21, 2022


The application deadline for the “BEST For Solar – Solar Energy Ideathon”, which will be held at Ege University Solar Energy Institute between October 22-23, 2022, in which ODTÜ-GÜNAM is on its organizing committee, is September 23, 2022. For more information and application:https://www.bestforenergy.org/BESTForSolar-i-1969

August 5, 2022


A Greek -Turkish Solar Energy Excellence Hub to Advance European Green Deal We are pleased to announce that METU and ODTU-GUNAM’s Horizon Europe proposal “SolarHub” has been accepted. SolarHub aims to synergistically strengthen Greece and Turkey’s solar energy innovation ecosystems to support the Clean Energy Transition and Green Deal. Out of 26 proposals, SolarHub ranked 2nd and was one of only 3 funded proposals. SolarHub’s objective is to enhance the consortium’s capacities for holistic green innovation and to leverage these capacities to create 4 open solar energy solutions to support sustainable and secure food production in the Mediterranean region. Additionally,…