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SirajPower, ACWA Power and Pinsent Masons take top honors among other winners at the 2020 Middle East Solar Industry Association Awards

In the welcoming setting of the Aloft Hotel in Abu Dhabi and in partnership with the World Future Energy Summit – Solar 2020, the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) unveiled the winners of the 2020 Middle East Solar Awards during a gala ceremony on January 15, 2020. In total, [...]

Sanad Powertech awarded shams concentrated solar power maintenance contract

The Masdar project is one of the world's largest operational concentrated solar power plants. Sanad Powertech, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala) and the energy and industrial MRO service provider, has been awarded a contract for the MRO operations of the steam engine and power generator of [...]

Colombia’s Promigas launches tender for Concentrated Solar Power studies

Colombian natural gas transporter Promigas has called for expressions of interest from US companies in a consultancy contract for concentrated solar heating systems. The winning bidder will be tasked with providing a feasibility study to support the development of the technology at commercial and industrial facilities in Colombia, according [...]

The Significance of the Concentration Factor in Concentrated Solar Power

Concentrated solar power (CSP) uses mirrors, or sometimes lenses, to concentrate sunlight onto a smaller area so that it generates a higher temperature. It is most commonly used to produce steam, which is then used to generate electricity in a conventional steam turbine. It may also be used for industrial [...]

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UAE’s first ‘solar concentrator’ installed at Masdar City Campus

Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Masdar City, and Wahaj Solar today jointly announced the installation of a first-of-its-kind solar concentrator in the UAE at the Masdar Institute Solar Platform. The installation is the first step in the development of a unique scalable high-temperature concentrated solar power system, CSP, [...]

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NREL Secures 21 Awards to Further Concentrated Solar Power and PV Research

On November 6, 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office awarded $128 million to 75 new projects that will advance solar technologies in five major areas. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) earned a major portion of this funding—nearly $20 million. Each innovative project will work [...]

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Central Tower of 700 MW Concentrated Solar Power Project by Shanghai Electric and DEWA Tops Out in Dubai

Significant progress has been made in the Dubai 700 MW concentrated solar power project, announced as the world's largest single-site CSP project. On Jan 9th, a topping-out ceremony for the project's 222-meter central tower was held, welcoming representatives from Shanghai Electric - the project's general contractor - Dubai Electricity and [...]

Azelio plans 25 MW of energy storage installations in Jordan

Swedish thermal energy storage developer Azelio on Monday outlined plans to deploy about 25 MW of its systems in Jordan through 2023 under a newly agreed commercial collaboration. The company said it has agreed on a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with local general contracting firm Hussein Atieh & Sons Co [...]

China makes half of global newly-built concentrated solar power capacity in 2019

Two more large-scale demonstration concentrating solar power (CSP) projects joined the team of operational solar thermal plants in China at the end of last year in 2019. Up to date, there are seven large-scale concentrated solar power projects with total capacity of 350MW in operation distributed across West China. Chart: [...]

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Hayward Tyler Awarded Concentrated Solar Power Contract in Dubai

Hayward Tyler, a manufacturer of performance-critical pumps and motors for the energy sector, has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract to supply a glandless pump package to major Chinese EPC, Shanghai Electric, for installation at Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park Phase IV, a 950 MW hybrid concentrating solar power [...]

Concentrated Solar Power cloud cameras set to cut sun block losses

Cutting-edge camera technology and irradiation forecasts could increase CSP revenues by several percentage points and boost competitiveness in key China and Middle East markets, researchers say. European CSP researchers are combining real-time sky imaging with irradiance forecasting to increase revenues and component lifespans. (Image credit: DLR) Advances in sky [...]

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Abengoa Spain promotes millionaire investment in China to boost concentrated solar power plant of more than 50MW

China advances with more energy, better technologies and new alliances. This new solar thermal investment with Spain's Abengoa is part of the ambitious renewable energy program launched by the government of the People's Republic of China with the purpose of reaching a solar thermal installed base of at least [...]

OPWP envisions the potential for a 600MW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project with thermal storage in Oman

A renewable energy development plan unveiled recently by the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) the sole buyer of electricity in the Sultanate envisions the procurement of 3,050 megawatts (MW) of renewables-based capacity by 2025, representing 16 per cent of total electricity output by this timeframe. This compares with [...]

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