Organisation acronym




WP contribution

WP 1, 2, 3, 7, 8


Brief description of the Partner 

SOLIDpower SA_SA (SP) is a dynamic and dedicated SME specialized in high-temperature electro-ceramic applications for energy and gas conversion. With high temperature membrane reactors as core competence, the company works as SOLIDpower’s innovation center. Located in Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland, the company cooperates with many industrial and academic partners. SP focuses its activities on market and product development, generating its revenues both through sales commission and engineering services. Its competence in system integration of the in-house developed SOFCpower module, the HoTbox™ (HB), gives it a competitive advantage when establishing partnerships with large OEM companies in the combined heat and power market.

Based on more than 10 years of dedicated research in the field of SOFC at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), SP_SA was spun out in the year 2000. For the industrialization of its products on the way to mass production, SP_SA is now integral part of SOLIDpower S.p.A. in Trento, Italy. SP_SA is presently developing a 25kWe large stack modules to meet the large power system market.

Role in the Project

In NAUTILUS project, SP_SA manufactures and qualifies a 30kW large stack module in T3.3. Moreover, SP_SA provides information to EPFL about SOFC costs for the techno-economic analysis (T7.2) and support the emission analysis (T7.3), the LCA (T7.4) and dissemination & exploitation activities (WP8).