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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.

Fresnel Concentrated Solar Power project operates in Dunhuang China

Lanzhou Dacheng Dunhuang 50 MW Molten Salt Fresnel Concentrated Solar Power Project was successfully connected to the gird at 17:50 p.m. on December 31, 2019, becoming the first demonstration Fresnel CSP project in China, and the world largest solar thermal power plant taking Fresnel CSP technology. China have seven [...]

Hybrid Solar-Energy–Harvesting Device Enables Uninterrupted Power

Integrated system simultaneously harvests and stores concentrated solar power with low losses for 24/7 power under all conditions. Researchers at the University of Houston have designed a device that efficiently captures solar energy and stores it for use by applications for the internet of things (IoT) and industrial IoT. Unlike [...]

Azelio’s verification Concentrated Solar Power project in Morocco delivers first electricity

Azelio's verification project in Morocco has been completed and the first electricity has been produced according to plan: that is, by the end of the year. The verification of Azelio's solution for the storage and production of sustainable electricity on demand around the clock, is a significant step in the [...]

China-made Long shaft molten salt pump successfully applied in Hami Concentrated Solar Power Tower Project

On December 29, 2019, China Power Engineering Hami 50MW Tower Concentrated Solar Power Project was successfully connected to the grid for the first time. The long shaft molten salt pump used in this project is provided by three manufacturers, two imported brands and one domestic brand. The domestic brand long [...]

More efficiency for concentrated solar power plants thanks to new BASF simulation tool

Renewable energy has an important contribution to make in protecting the environment and climate. Solar energy plays a particularly significant role here and has become more widespread in recent years due to photovoltaics. However, this technology does not yet offer an efficient means of energy storage. An alternative is concentrated [...]

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Xinjiang’s first concentrated solar power plant operational

The first solar thermal power plant in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region went into operation Sunday night. The 50-megawatt concentrated solar power plant is located in Naomaohu Township, eastern Xinjiang's city of Hami. Construction of the project began in October 2017 by Energy China. The concentrating solar power [...]

Pacific Green Technologies acquires Chinese Concentrated Solar Power project developer

Pacific Green Technologies has bought a Chinese developer of concentrated solar power (CSP) projects, the US-based provider of emission control systems said on Monday. The Chinese company, Shanghai Engin Digital Technology Co, has developed, designed and engineered three utility-scale CSP plants in China. The facilities include the 100-MW Dunhuang [...]

Tibet’s first solar district heating plant

Tibet’s first solar district heating plant made up of parabolic trough collectors was put into operation in late October, confirmed Vicot Solar Technology, the turnkey solar field supplier based in Dezhou, China. The 20,000 m2 system supplies heat to 1,800 households in the town of Shenzha, in the Naqu prefecture [...]

Sener Offers to Expand its Concentrated Solar Power in South Africa

Spanish-based technology and engineering company, Sener, together with its partners, has invested billions of rands in the Ilanga concentrated solar power 1 (CSP1) project,which provides solar-generated thermal electricity to around 100 000 South African households. Billed SA’s first 100% black-owned solar plant, the Ilanga CSP1 is located in Karoshoek, about [...]

Brightsource Innovates a Solar-cured Coating for DEWA Tower Concentrated Solar Power

Testing laboratories in Germany, France and Spain have confirmed the effectiveness of a new high-performance (97% absorbance) optical coating developed by Brightsource Energy, that can be “solar-cured” directly atop the receiver of tower CSP, like Brightsource is building as part of the ACWA Power 700 MW DEWA CSP project in [...]

Egypt will produce 61,000MW of renewable energy, of which 12,000MW concentrated solar power

The 2035 Integrated Sustainable Energy Strategy, which builds on previous strategies, emphasises the importance of renewable energy. Egypt intends to increase the supply of electricity generated from renewable sources to 20% by 2022 and 42% by 2035. Hafez Salmawi, former managing director of the Electricity Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory [...]

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Sun could be Middle East’s biggest export by 2030, says Bill Gates-backed company founder

By the end of the next decade, the Middle East’s biggest export could be the sun, not oil, according to the developer of a new technology that aims to turn solar power into fuel. Last month – and for the first time commercially – a new Bill Gates-backed clean energy [...]

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South Africa celebrates 100MW Concentrated Solar Power Ilanga 1 grid-connected plant

South Africa celebrates the first year of operation of the Concentrated Solar Power plant Ilanga 1, which has been supplying clean energy to the national grid since November 2018. sdr The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor partners, a consortium between COBRA, SENER and EMVELO, the owner [...]