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About Jose Santamarta

José Santamarta studied Philosophy, Economics and Business Administration. A pioneer of the environmental movement, he was president of the Commission for the Amazon, vice president of the European Working Group on Amazonia, a member of the board of the CBED (Coordinating Body for Environmental Defence), representative of the Climate Action Network and the World Watch Institute in Spain and served on the board of the ANPED. He worked as a consultant and in several government bodies, such as the Community of Madrid and the IDAE (Institute for the Diversification and Saving of Energy), and was advisor to the Ministry of Environment. Editor of several publications, he was director of World Watch and Gaia magazines. He has published books on economics, environment and energy.

Reliance commissions 100 MW concentrated solar power plant in Rajasthan, India

It is the second plant in India to use concentrated solar power technology. Rajasthan Sun Technique Energy, a subsidiary of Reliance Power, has commissioned its 100 MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant. The plant is the largest plant based on the linear fresnel technology. The 100 MW CSP plant [...]

New material could up efficiency of concentrated solar power

Scientists have developed a new material and manufacturing process that would make one way to use solar power -- as heat energy -- more efficient in generating electricity. A recent development would make electricity generation from the sun's heat more efficient, by using ceramic-metal plates for heat transfer at higher [...]

2018-10-20T12:00:08+00:00 20-10-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: |

Iberdrola Sells Its Concentrated Solar Power Plant In Spain

Iberdrola S.A. (IBDSF.PK) agreed Friday to sell its solar thermal power plant in Spain to Ence Energía, which involves the sale of 90% of the shares in Iberdrola Energía Solar de Puertollano, S.A., the company which owns the 50-megawatt (MW) solar thermal generation unit. The transaction amounts to 181.1 million [...]

Masdar’s Shams 1 concentrated solar power plant now powers 20,000 homes

The Shams 1 solar power plant, a joint venture between Masdar and France’s Total, is generating electricity to power 20,000 homes and playing a vital role in meeting the UAE’s energy demand, a top official said. “Shams is a very important project not only for shareholders but also for [...]

Argonne National Laboratory and Capstone Turbine Receive U.S. DOE Commercialization Funds for Thermal Energy Storage Technology

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq: CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems announced today that the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory and Capstone have received funding from the DOE Technology Commercialization to refine Argonne’s high-efficiency, fast-charging and fast-discharging thermal energy storage system (TESS) [...]

Infrastructure fund develops Concentrated Solar Power project in Indonesia

Infunde Development has invited expressions of interest for consultants to perform a grid impact study for a medium-sized Concentrated Solar Power plant in Indonesia Infunde is co-developing the project with a local partner, the company announced October 11. No further project details were given. Consultants have until November 16 to [...]

ContourGlobal in talks with Iberdrola to acquire Spanish concentrated solar power plant

ContourGlobal confirmed it was talking to Iberdrola about potentially acquiring a Spanish concentrated solar power plant. The company was responding to press speculation that it was eyeing a 50MW concentrated solar power plant owned by the local utility. Spanish daily El Economista reported that the thermal and renewable power [...]

Concentrated Solar Power groups must focus on 24-hr power

Mining companies are increasingly turning towards solar and wind power contracts, attracted by falling costs and environmental targets. Miners typically use fossil fuel power generation, either on or off-grid, and they face rising carbon reduction requirements in the coming years. The quest for lower power costs will be the main [...]

2018-10-17T13:30:44+00:00 17-10-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

DLR innovation QFly receives the SolarPACES Technology Award

The SolarPACES Technology Award 2018 has gone to the DLR Institute of Solar Research and the DLR start-up CSP Services for QFly, an airborne system for the quality assessment of concentrated solar power plants. Over 500 people attended the annual conference held by the SolarPACES network of researchers in Casablanca [...]

China commercially operates 1st large-scale Concentrated Solar Power project today

China Guangdong Nuclear Power (CGN), the project owner and developer just launched a press release, officially announcing that CGN Delingha 50MW parabolic trough concentratedsolar power (CSP) plant, as China first large-scale commercial CSP project, starts commercial operation today on October 10th, 2018. Mr. Li Yilun, General Manager of CGN New Energy Holding and [...]

Protermosolar highlights the necessary role of concentrated solar power to curb climate change

Luis Crespo, president of Protermosolar, has presented in the plenary session a report that shows that the concentrated solar power allows to reduce the need for fossil fuel backup. The XXIV edition of SolarPACES was held in Casablanca (Morocco), with the participation of more than 550 attendees from 41 different [...]

Concentrated Solar Power is expected to grow 87% until 2023

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) is expected to grow 87% (4.3 GW) over the forecast period, 32% more than in 2012‑17. China leads at 1.9 GW, followed by 1 GW from Concentrated Solar Power projects receiving multilateral development bank support in Morocco and South Africa, 1 GW in the Middle East, and 300 MW each [...]

Coal India, NLC sign MoU for Concentrated Solar Power

Coal India Limited (CIL) and NLC India Limited (NLCIL), coming together in a significant step, have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday in CIL headquarters, Kolkata for formation of Joint Venture (JV) Company for Solar Power Generation of 3,000 MW and Thermal Power Projects of 2,000 MW capacity. [...]

2018-10-08T19:54:11+00:00 08-10-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |