Compressed heat energy storage for energy from renewable sources


With the EU setting goals for the member states to reduce their energy consumption by year 2020, efficient energy usage is of great significance in the current day Europe. Thus, innovations in the sphere of efficient energy use and management are of critical importance.

Addressing the issue, CHESTER project aims at developing a cost competitive innovative system that will allow for energy management, storage and dispatchable supply of many different renewable energy sources (RES) through the combination of electricity and heat sector.

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CHESTER is coordinated by FUNDACION TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION. The consortium comprises 12 partners from 7 countries.

DLRIREN EnergiaUniversity of Stuttgart (USTUTT)PlanEnergiAIGUASOLEncontechGhent UniversityUniversidad Politécnica de ValenciaGOIENER