Universitat de Lleida (UDL, www.udl.cat) is a public university with education and research as main objectives. UDL combines its success as a long-standing university with a young and dynamic structure that is committed to high quality training based on advanced methods. UDL offer includes training and research activities with the aim pof transferring knowledge to the fields of engineering, computer science, the health and life sciences, the educational sciences, law, economics and the arts. To do so, the UDL is actively engaged in delivering high quality courses in all these fields. The research group GREA (www.grea.udl.cat), leaded by Prof. Dr. Luisa F. Cabeza, has long experience in storage technologies. Since its foundation in 1999 the group has been developing TES concepts and systems for different applications, such as solar water tanks, building envelops, buildings HVAC systems, industrial applications and CSP plants. GREA created the Spanish Network of Thermal Energy Storage (www.grea.udl.cat/redt) in 2006, pooling up storage research in Spain. GREA is active in several Tasks of the Solar and Heating Program and the Storage Program of the International Energy Agency.
Third MERITS newsletter - July 2014
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MERITS in IEA Solar Update June 2013