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Masdar, EDF to build 800 MW concentrated solar power plant in Morocco

The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen) said the project, which will have a total installed capacity of 800 MW, is the world’s first advanced hybridisation of concentrated solar power (CSP) and photovoltaic (PV) technologies. Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) said its consortium comprising EDF Renewables, a world [...]

Noor III Concentrated Solar Power tower seen as ‘tipping point’ for financing costs

The 150 MW Noor III Concentrated Solar Power tower in Morocco has exceeded performance targets on output and storage integration in the first few months of operation and financing costs for tower storage projects should fall in line with parabolic trough rates going forward, Xavier Lara, Senior Consultant at CSP [...]

EDF and Masdar to build 800 MW concentrated solar power – PV hybrid in Morocco

Combination of PV and concentrated solar power with storage will boost 800 MW plant's flexibility, says winning consortium. The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) has announced – after a competitive international bidding process – that the consortium of EDF (through its subsidiary EDF Renewables), Abu Dhabi Future Energy [...]

Factors behind $4,000 million Concentrated Solar Power Market

Middle East and Africa Concentrated Solar Power Market is set to achieve lucrative growth in coming years owing to increasing investments to meet the needs of the stagnation across the North America and Spain solar industry. >100 MW Concentrated Solar Power Market is set to witness robust growth on account [...]

2019-05-22T13:51:26+00:0022-05-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , |

Dubai Phase 4’s 260m concentrated solar power tower

The development of Phase 4's concentrated solar power tower is 7% ahead of schedule, whilst its solar field is 73% complete. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, managing director and chief executive officer of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), has received a construction update on Phase 4 of the [...]

Sener and Acciona winners at the African Utility Week Awards for Kathu Solar Park project

SENER and ACCIONA, long established companies with a strong presence in Africa, together with Kathu Solar Park RF PTY LTD, have won the Sustainable Renewable Energy Project (10MW+) Award for Kathu Solar Park project at the 2019 African Utility Week Industry Awards held in Cape Town on Wednesday, 15 [...]

2019-05-20T12:18:08+00:0020-05-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , , |

EU Call for Proposals: Solar Energy in Industrial Processes

The potential of applying solar energy for industrial purposes is still largely untapped. Using solar energy to provide the heat or cooling necessary to industrial processes that need high reliability and high quality heat and cooling and continuous operation requires innovative advances in solar energy technology. Also, industrial processes might [...]

2019-05-20T12:14:17+00:0020-05-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

The concentrated solar power and electrical storage in Spain

In Spain there are 18 concentrated solar thermal power plants with storage, 17 of which are 50 MW and have a storage capacity of 7.5 hours at nominal power; another, of 20 MW, has a storage of 15 hours. In total, the equivalent electrical storage capacity is 6,675 MWh with [...]

Concentrated Solar Power energy storage will bridge “dispatchable energy gap”

Concentrated solar power twinned with thermal energy storage will bridge a “dispatchable energy gap” according to a new report. The study from analytics company GlobalData forecasts a significant rise in CSP combined with storage. GlobalData power analyst Pavan Kumar Vyakaranam explained: “The influx of renewable power sources such as wind [...]

ACWA Power signed strategic agreements with three Chinese entities

ACWA Power, a leading developer, owner, and operator of power generation and water desalination plants has signed strategic agreements with three renowned Chinese entities on the sidelines of the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF). The agreements with PowerChina, China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC) and Bank of [...]

Egypt to develop 700 MW of concentrated solar power by 2027

The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has signed an agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to develop a 600 MW solar power complex in Egypt’s West Nile province. Muneer Ferozie, IFC’s Regional Manager revealed the reports and said that the project will go in a long way to realizing [...]

2019-05-16T15:50:10+00:0016-05-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

New device excels at making hydrogen using concentrated solar power

The large-scale and renewable production of hydrogen could soon be possible thanks to a new photoelectrochemical device that is driven by concentrated sunlight. When scaled-up, the technology could revolutionize how hydrogen is produced and make the gas a viable alternative to fossil fuels. Saurabh Tembhurne (left), Sophia Haussener (centre) and [...]

MD & CEO reviews construction of 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Concentrated Solar Power Park

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has inspected the 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The 4th phase is the largest single-site Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in the world. Based on the Independent Power [...]

2019-05-15T13:46:54+00:0015-05-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , , |