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Australia’s first large-scale concentrated solar power project

Senator Nick Xenophon expects the deal he struck to pass the federal Coalition’s tax cuts on Friday should guarantee that Australia’s first large-scale solar thermal plant begins construction before the next election. Xenophon got the Coalition government to deliver on its pre-election promise of facilitating solar thermal by agreeing [...]

The Cyprus Institute is offering 2 scholarships in Solar Thermal Energy

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is accepting applications for its Energy, Environment and Atmospheric Sciences PhD program. Successful candidates will be given the opportunity to study at The Cyprus Institute, applying their research towards the activities of the EU H2020 CySTEM project. The Energy, Environment and Atmospheric Sciences PhD program [...]

Database of Concentrated Solar Power Projects all around the world

Working with member countries, SolarPACES—Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems—has compiled data on concentrating solar power (CSP) projects around the world that have plants that are either operational, under construction, or under development. CSP technologies include parabolic trough, linear Fresnel reflector, power tower, and dish/engine systems. For individual concentrating solar [...]

World Bank Program Explores Concentrated Solar Power Potential in Middle East & North Africa

Morocco’s Noor-Ouarzazate Solar complex hosts the launch of the World Bank Middle East & North Africa Concentrated Solar Power Knowledge & Innovation Program More than 100 senior energy officials from 7 MENA countries have gathered in Ouarzazate, Morocco for the first session of the World Bank Middle East & North [...]

Tenders line up for Concentrated Solar Power Tower Plant

China Power Engineering Consulting Group Northwest Electric Power Design Institute Co., Ltd. (referred to as the Northwest Institute) Hami 50MW tower molten salt power generation project’s concentrating solar system launched its bid opening On February 18, and there are six bidders involved in the bid. The six bidders are as follows: 1. Beijing [...]

2017-02-27T10:49:45+00:00 24-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, Documents, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|

China 1st phase 20 Concentrated Solar Power pilot projects

It has been over 4 months since the official announcement of China 1st phase 20 CSP pilot project list in September 2016. As the government said only those which could be completed by the end of 2018 would enjoy the FiT of RMB1.15/kWh. Thus, around only 23 months are left [...]

2017-01-27T22:05:09+00:00 27-01-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, Documents, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Solar researchers demonstrate new solar irradiance nowcasting system in a 50-megawatts concentrated solar power plant

To know the solar radiation of the next fifteen minutes is one of the objectives of the working group solar energy meteorology in DLR’s Institute of Solar Research. In cooperation with the companies CSP Services GmbH and TSK Flagsol Engineering GmbH, the scientists have developed the new nowcasting system WOBAS, [...]

Guideline for bankable solar thermal energy yield assessment

Solar thermal energy (STE), often named Concentrating Solar  Power (CSP), is expected to play an important role in the world’s future electricity supply. Thermal energy storage, an essential part of a concentrating solar thermal power plant, allows for decoupling of solar energy harvest and subsequent electricity production. By this [...]

UAE announces ‘Energy Strategy 2050’

Gulf nation to invest $163 billion towards diversifying energy with plans to generate 44 percent of its power from renewables by 2050. The United Arab Emirates announced Tuesday plans to invest 600 billion dirhams ($163 billion) in projects to generate almost half the country's power needs from renewables. "Our aim [...]

2017-01-10T18:14:27+00:00 10-01-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, Documents, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

When and how is investing in a concentrated solar power plant worth it?

Scientists from DLR have, together with partners, compiled a guide to calculate the yield from a solar power plant before operations have started. The project financing of solar power plants should be easier with the guide and their competitiveness consequently given a boost. Scientists from the German Aerospace Center [...]

4 biddings for China NWEPDI Hami 50MW MS Tower Concentrated Solar Power project opens next week

As one of China 1st phase of 20 pilot CSP projects, NWEPDI 50MW MS Tower CSP project has been announced to open its purchasing tender next week on January 16th. There will be four separate biddings: Solar collection system Steam generator Steam turbine Generator equipment Click to free download List [...]

Concentrated solar power for oil fields

As oil giant Petroleum Development Oman and solar start-up Glasspoint prepare to build the world’s largest solar farm to provide power for an oilfield in the Middle East, we ask whether this marks the beginning of a new, greener era for the oil and gas sector. Oil giant Petroleum Development [...]