Cryogenic Energy Storage for Renewable Refrigeration and Power Supply

CryoHub Workshop at CYTEF

Wednesday 11th November 2020 to Friday 13th November 2020

CryoHub will be hosting a workshop at CYTEF, the 10th Iberoamerican Congress of Heating and Cooling Technologies hosted by UPNA Campus Iberus in Pampalona Spain.  The conference will be focusing on several topics including:

  • cooling systemps and heat pumps
  • air-conditioning
  • food processing and preservation
  • energy efficiency and renewable energies
  • teaching


The Cryohub event will be open to anyone attending the conference.


Draft programme:


CryoHub - Perspectives for Cryogenic Energy Storage in Refrigerated Warehousing


Welcome and Background - Refrigeration sector and energy

Ina Colombo, Deputy Director, Institut International du Froid / International Institute of Refrigeration


Introduction to the EU’s CryoHub project

Judith Evans or Alan Foster, London South Bank University, UK


Energy management strategy to make CryoHub concept profitable

Gabriel Garcia or Raquel Garde Aranguren, CENER, Spain


Modelling and design of CryoHub demonstrator

Alan Foster, London South Bank University, UK


Overview of CryoHub thermal storage technologies

Graciela Alvarez, IRSTEA, France


Europe-wide energy mapping and co-locating of large refrigerated warehouses with renewable resources as key enablers for cryogenic energy storage
Kostadin Fikiin, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria


Questions, concluding remarks and closure–
Raquel Garde Aranguren or Gabriel Garcia, CENER, Spain


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No 691761.

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