SUN GEN srl, received a prestigious SME grant within the framework of Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, in which the European Commission hand-picks businesses to invest in and support.

FOCALSTREAM project was awarded EUR 1.1 million, to develop a technology which will revolutionise the energy generation sector: a breakthrough high performance cost competitive solar concentration system for combined heat and power generation.

FOCALSTREAM is an innovative CHP cogenerator based on HCPV technology gathering the lightest mirror and most compact system on the market for thermal and electric production in a single device. The improvements versus two separate plants built with solar PV and solar thermal panels are staggering: 50% weight reduction, 70% space reduction, up to 30% reduction in cost.

FOCALSTREAM convert in a useful form up to 80% of the incoming solar energy and is the more environmentally friendly energy generation technology on the market.

The consortium is led by SUN GEN srl as Project Coordinator and it’s formed by GEETIT (IT) and ELECTRICIDAD JACA (ES), who have united to improve and industrialize this novel product.

SUN GEN srl ( is a high tech Italian company with 7 years of cumulative experience focused on R&D and manufacturing of biaxial solar concentrator.

GEETIT ( is an Italian ESCO service company based in Bologna which provide a broad range of energy solutions including designs and implementation or energy saving projects, retrofitting, energy infrastructure outsourcing.

ELECTRICIDAD JACA ( is a Spanish industrial and service company founded in 1968, whose business is the development, planning and installation of electrical and telecommunications.


More information:

Project No: 710995

Project Duration: 24 months

More information on Focalstream can be found on the Horizon 2020 website or Focalstream website