Monthly Archives: febrero 2017

Update on SUPCON Delingha 50MW solar Concentrated Solar Power tower project in China

SUPCON Delingha 50MW CSP molten salt tower project (6 hours storage), one of China 1st Phase 20 pilot CSP projects (9 tower), welcomed its turbine bidding yesterday on Feb.13. Four bidders were invited for this tender, which covers steam turbine, generator, auxiliary equipment, and services like installation and commissioning. Results [...]

Saudi Arabia plans to develop Concentrated Solar Power

Saudi Arabia plans to launch its first bid round for 700 MW of solar and wind projects in the coming weeks, Khalid Al-Falih the country’s minister of energy announced in Abu Dhabi on January 16.The new renewable energy tenders will be split into three rounds and CSP projects will be [...]

Port Augusta community group wants action on Concentrated Solar Power

Repower Port Augusta is calling on the state and federal government to make a Solar Thermal Power Station in Port Augusta a reality. The call follows around 90,000 Adelaide metropolitan homes and businesses being without power on Wednesday night, February 8. In a February 9 press conference, South Australian [...]

Exploring Ivanpah Concentrated Solar Power

This month the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating Station enters its fourth year of producing clean energy for California’s electricity grid. The sprawling site, located in California’s Mojave Desert, spans 3,500 acres and features one of the world’s most innovative and fascinating power production facilities. For Ivanpah’s third anniversary, we [...]

World’s largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant switches on in the Sahara

Morocco has switched on what will be the world's largest concentrated solar power plant. The new site near the city of Ouarzazate -- famous as a filming location for Hollywood blockbusters like "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Gladiator" -- could produce enough energy to power over one million homes by [...]

Trump’s advisers want to freeze DOE loan program

President Donald Trump’s advisers have recommended the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) freezes a loan program that supported the construction of renewable energy and nuclear power plants, including NRG Energy's 392 MW Ivanpah plant in California, Bloomberg reported February 8. Trump's transition team has called for a halt to new [...]

2017-02-10T11:10:45+00:0008-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Saudi Arabia tenders open up new CSP power, desalination markets

Growing power demand and desalination needs present a major opportunity for new CSP with storage to complement rising PV dispatch in Saudi Arabia’s renewables push, industry experts told New Energy Update. Saudi Arabia plans to launch its first bid round for 700 MW of solar and wind projects in the [...]

2017-02-08T21:14:53+00:0008-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Concentrated Solar Power plants with 10+ hours of built in storage are available now

A Renewable Energy Target which rewards all generated MWhs equally has driven the successful uptake of the cheapest technologies for creating MWhs – what a surprise! Building large LNG export plants connected to the East Coast gas system has pulled gas prices up to world parity – what a [...]

China Royal Tech Yumen 50 MW Concentrated Solar Power project calls for steam turbine and generators

As one of China 1st Phase 20 pilot CSP projects (7 parabolic trough), Royal Tech Yumen 50MW CSP Parabolic Trough Project (details as below) is calling for steam turbine and generators, for which the biddings will be open this Feb.28 and Mar.4 respectively. 3 biddings under this tender: One [...]

2017-02-08T11:44:45+00:0007-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

MNRE revises benchmark cost of Concentrated Solar Power technologies

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), proposes an upward revision of the benchmark cost of Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) Technologies Programme. The initiative is taken with the aim to promote energy efficiency. The benchmark cost will be related to the performance efficiency in design and manufacturing of [...]

2017-02-06T23:48:44+00:0006-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

MNRE Revises Benchmark Cost of Concentrated Solar Power in India

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has proposed an upward revision of the benchmark cost of Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) Technologies Programme. The initiative is taken with the aim to promote energy efficiency. The benchmark cost will be related to the performance efficiency in design and manufacturing [...]

2017-02-05T09:58:07+00:0004-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

The future looks bright for Concentrated Solar Power

New technology is helping to reduce costs and enabling CSP plants to generate electrical power 24 hours per day. If you are keeping upwith the news, then you are aware of the quiet revolution that is taking place in the power-generation market, especially in some countries. Renewables, such as [...]

2017-02-03T22:05:42+00:0003-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: |

Ivanpah, world’s biggest Concentrated Solar Power plant, is making enough power

The world’s biggest solar-thermal power plant is finally producing enough electricity. The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in Southern California initially failed to meet contractual obligations, and a yearlong forbearance deal with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. expired Wednesday. After fine-tuning the complex facility that uses 170,000 mirrors, output [...]