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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.

Refractaris participates in the construction of Dubai’s concentrated solar power tower

The spanish company Refractaris participates in the construction in Dubai of the tallest solar tower in the world. With a height of 260 meters and capable of generating 100 megawatts, the solar thermal project is expected to be fully operational by the end of 2020. The tower is part of [...]

Concentrated Solar Power Quietly Makes a Comeback

CSP’s costs are dropping as the market gains steam in the Middle East and China. Can this once-promising technology regain its mojo? Concentrated solar power (CSP), a renewable energy technology that has more or less dropped off the radar in the U.S., is quietly becoming [...]

Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) fund acquires 49% of ACWA Power-promted, ACWA Power RenewCo

Beijing-headquartered Silk Road Fund, a state-owned investment and development fund established under the framework of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), has acquired a 49 percent stake in a renewable energy holding company promoted by ACWA Power, the Saudi Arabia-based developer, owner, and operator of water and power plants, it [...]

VC Invests in Beam-Down Concentrator for Solar Fuel

“Our “back of the envelop” communication with researchers is that the US $3 per gallon of gasoline equivalent (GGE) per kilogram of hydrogen could be obtainable,” said Al Maaitah, whose start-up VC invests in the beam-down solar concentrator to be tested in the UAE. Of the four types of Concentrated [...]

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US turbine leap boosts prospects for smaller Concentrated Solar Power plants

Tests at the world's highest-temperature sCO2 turbine indicate lower costs and faster ramping will make even smaller Concentrated Solar Power plants competitive, U.S. researchers told New Energy Update. Engineers at General Electric (GE) and the Southwest Research Institute (SWRI) recently completed testing of the world's highest temperature supercritical carbon dioxide [...]

Full capacity test a success for concentrated solar power plant in China

The country's first 100-megawatt molten salt concentrating solar thermal power plant in Dunhuang, Northwest China's Gansu province, has successfully generated power while operating at full capacity. Nearly 20 hours of operating records show the systems at the concentrated solar power plant have been normal and stable. The facility also [...]

Concentrated Solar Power increasing cumulative global capacity more than 11% to just under 5.5 GW in 2018

An estimated 550 MW of concentrating solar thermal power (CSP) came online in 2018, increasing cumulative global capacity more than 11% to just under 5.5 GW. CSP is also known as solar thermal electricity (STE). This annual increase represents the largest gain since 2014, and it occurred despite delays [...]

Azelio in collaboration for verification of its energy storage technology also in Sweden

In addition to the planned verification in Morocco at the end of 2019, Azelio is now initiating a collaboration with the Swedish Glava Energy Center (glavaenergycenter.se) for verification of its technology also in Sweden. The collaboration enables tests close to the company's development and in system together with other renewable [...]

DEWA launches tender for 900MW 5th phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Concentrated Solar Power Park

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has issued a tender for the 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park for 900 megawatts (MW) of electricity using photovoltaic solar panels, based on the Independent Power Project (IPP) model. This move supports the objectives of the Dubai Clean [...]

Delingha 50 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant has reached new high in daily production

From June 12th to 2:12 am June 13th, SUPCON SOLAR Delingha 50 MW Tower Concentrated Solar Power Plant has generated 863MWh electricity, setting new high of single-day output. The operation record of June 12th shows the molten salt temperature at receiver outlet reached 566℃(The design value is 565℃). At 5:40 [...]

Credit Suisse enters Concentrated Solar Power ownership in Spain

Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners has completed the purchase of a 49% stake in 250 MW of Spanish Concentrated Solar Power capacity from ContourGlobal, Credit Suisse announced May 22. ContourGlobal, a UK-based power plant investment group, purchased the five 50 MW assets from Spain's Acciona last year. The plants are [...]

Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets historical record for electricity generation between January and May 2019

The Concentrated Solar Power has set a generation record in the months of February, March and May and has generated 2,026 GWh in the first five months of 2019, 8% higher than 2018. In this period, the longest stretch in which it has been generated Electricity for 24 hours a [...]

Solar Plaza Concentrated Solar Power Conference

The sixth China International CSP station conference (CPC2019), which will be held in Suzhou, China, on July10th~12th. Based on Chinese CSP market, aiming at connecting global CSP enterprises, “Building the Global CSP Community” is the theme of this conference. Since 2014, the CSPPLAZA annual conference has been consecutively held for five [...]

2019-06-10T09:31:27+00:0010-06-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |