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Absolicon T160

A solar thermal concentrator providing heat and steam for industries and district heating

June 2020
Gallery Absolicon T160 1
Gallery Absolicon T160 1


Heat is half of the final energy consumption and account for 40% of the CO2 emissions.

Many industrial processes consume large amount of heat. To make one kilo of textiles, two kilos of coal are used, to make one ton of tea, five tons of fire wood are burnt. Using the sun has heat source, it can be changed. The Absolicon T160 has a highever optical efficiency for a small parabolic trough (less than 2 m). Over 76% of the direct solar radiation is converted to heat. The collector is following the sun within a fraction of a degree. The result is heat and steam up to 160°C that can be used in industries, district heating or solar cooling.

Label Date June 3, 2020
From Sweden
Maturity stage Small scale commercialization
Looking For Industries that want to switch from fossil fuel to solar thermal energy to power their processes ; Partners

The environmental benefits

  • Zero emission
  • Solar steam and heat directly replaces the combustion of fuels

The Financial benefits

  • A solar thermal system can provide energy at $11/MWh to $45/MWh
  • 3-5 years payback time

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Company Profile

Absolicon Solar Concentrator

We offer the best concentrating solar collector in the world and sell robotized production lines to mass produce them.

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Headquarters 871 33 Härnösand, Sweden
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