France

ExCo Representative
Alain Ferriere
CNRS-PROMES
Alain.Ferriere(at)promes.cnrs.fr

ExCo Alternate
Paul Kaaijk
ADEME
paul.kaaijk(at)ademe.fr


  • PROMES is a Research Unit of CNRS belonging to the Institute for Engineering and Systems Sciences. The concentrating solar facilities are located in Odeillo-Font Romeu. CNRS has created the IN’SOL Unit devoted to solar innovations that is supported by PROMES in Tecnosud. PROMES is the leader of the laboratory of excellence SOLSTICE.


    ADEME is the public agency under the joint authority of the Ministry for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy and the Ministry for Higher Education and Research. Mission: encouraging, supervising, coordinating, facilitating and undertaking operations with the aim of protecting the environment and managing energy.