HelioHeat GmbH is a spin–off company from the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Institute of Solar Research, founded in 2017. We are based in Offenburg, Germany, and are engaged in the field of renewable power and high temperature heat.
Our key technology is a patented solar receiver for Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) plants, which utilizes small ceramic particles as the absorber medium of solar radiation. Compared to state-of-art molten salt technology, the particles can be heated up to 1000 °C enabling higher efficiencies and therefore potential cost reduction. Since the heated particles can be easily stored in insulated tanks, a 24/7 supply of either renewable electricity or industrial process heat is guaranteed.
05 Jan 2021:
Read the latest article about us at SolarPaces and learn how it all started.
07 Dec 2020:
A great interview with our CEO Lars (in German). There are some great scenes about our very first receiver. Watch the video here.
16 Nov 2020:
We are a Falling Walls Winner 2020! We got selected from 100+ nominations as one of the Top 10 Winners in the category „Science Breakthroughs of the year“. Watch our video here.
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