The CL-06 Solar Thermal Technology by CLIMATENZA is an efficient solar concentrator. Future goals for the solar trough include reducing its size enough to fit atop a rooftop and including a nano-coated glass frame for efficiency improvements.
Market Suggested Retail Price
Distributors / Implementing Organizations
Manufacturer designs and builds current models in India, but are expanding to Chile
Intellectural Property Type
User Provision Model
Direct from Manufacturer
Distributions to Date Status
As of 2020, 4 projects demonstrated in India, 6 projects under-pipeline in India and Chile.
Power rating (W or kW)
System dimensions (m)
22 square meters
Battery capacity (mAh)
Description of solar panels
76.9% optical efficinecy
Grid compatibility (yes/no)
Description of mobility
CLIMATENZA designed the solar troughs to replace traditional fuels used in the industrial sector. The solar concentrator has an optical efficiency of 76.9% and the weight of the collector is 20.5 kg/square meter. The aperture area per collector is 5.5 square meters, and it has a footprint area of 1:2.
Technical support provided by CLIMATENZA
5-year product warranty for mechanical parts
Performance warranty of 95% for 10 years, and 90% for 25 years
Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
To reduce the 1267 TWh of fuel consumed by India's industrial sector by 2% or 6.45 GW. Also to provide clean energy to the dairy sector and reduce their costs for energy.
Vetted Performance Status
Third-party testing was performed by NISE. They tested the performance of the concentrators, heat loss of the receiver, and reflectivity of the panels.
Complementary Technical Systems
Academic Research and References
Compliance with regulations
ISO 9806:2013 was considered in the development of the solar trough.