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 [...]

ACWA Power Sets Separate Company for Renewable Energy Assets

With its global aggressive push in the renewable energy sector, Saudi Arabia-based company ACWA Power has launched a separate company to take control of its clean energy assets. ACWA Power RenewCo will absorb around 1 gigawatt (GW) of operational renewable energy assets. The company stated that all these projects have [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:40+00:00 10-12-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, Documents, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

Ingeteam to engineer China’s first large Concentrated Solar Power project

Spain's Ingeteam has won the detailed engineering contract for the 50 MW Qinghai Delingha CSP project in China, the first commercial scale plant in the country. Qinghai Delingha is being developed by CGN Delingha Solar Energy. Ingeteam is to develop the detailed engineering for the solar plant, including the process [...]

China says 1.35 GW of Concentrated Solar Power projects to be ready by 2018

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) on Tuesday unveiled a list of 20 solar thermal power, or CSP, demonstration projects with a combined capacity of 1,349 MW that it will aim to put on stream by the end of 2018. The industry body called out to all parties involved in the [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:53+00:00 15-09-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, Documents, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Life Cycle Assessment of a HYSOL Concentrated Solar Power Plant

Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) technology is developing in order to achieve higher energy efficiency, reduced economic costs, and improved firmness and dispatchability in the generation of power on demand. To this purpose, a research project titled HYSOL has developed a new power plant, consisting of a combined cycle configuration with [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:57+00:00 11-08-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, Documents, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |