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DLR scientists start operating new test facility for hydrogen production with Concentrated Solar Power

On 28 November 2017, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR), together with international project partners, presented what is currently the largest solar-chemical installation for the production of hydrogen. In the HYDROSOL_Plant project, scientists and companies have jointly further developed the process of direct hydrogen production using [...]

RioHuan Concentrated Solar Power Ready to Serve Its Chinese Customers

First Mirrors Rolling Off the Production Line in Hohhot. RioHuan, the Joint Venture between market leader Rioglass Solar and Tianjin Zhonghuan Electronics and Information Group Co., Ltd. (TZG), the manufacturer of high-end solar receivers and mirrors for Concentrated Solar Power and Concentrated Photovoltaic applications in the Chinese market, officially [...]

GlassPoint to Build California’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Project

Aera Energy, one of California’s largest oil and gas producers, and GlassPoint Solar, the leading supplier of solar energy for the oil and gas industry, today announced plans to build California’s largest solar energy project. Located at the Belridge oilfield west of Bakersfield, the integrated solar project will be the [...]

Israel’s sprawling Negev Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) complex in the desert

The Negev Energy project – which ISRAEL21c toured recently — is one of two gigantic thermo-solar plants going up side by side in Ashalim, about 40 kilometers south of Beersheva. The other one actually does incorporate a tall tower. In addition to these two plants generating electricity from the sun’s [...]

2017-11-29T18:30:52+00:00 29-11-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Saudi Arabia invests in Concentrated Solar Power

Saudi Arabia has big plans for Renewable Energy with a target of 9.5GW by 2023. The government intends to invest between $30 billion and $50 billion across 60 projects, with 1 GW of capacity earmarked for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), according to the Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO), [...]

LCOE of $50/MWh can be achieved next year in the Concentrated Solar Power

The benchmark levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) for global CSP projects will fall below $50/MWh in 2018, two of the industry’s leading consultants predicted at CSP Seville 2017. ACWA's 700 MW Dubai Project, which combines tower and trough technologies, will deliver $73/MWh LCOE from direct normal irradiance (DNI) of about [...]

2017-11-27T00:47:17+00:00 27-11-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , , |

China Dahua Shangyi 50MW tower Concentrated Solar Power project starts next April

Dahua Shangyi 50MW tower CSP project was selected as one of China 1st batch of 20 pilot CSP projects last September. The project owner & developer Dahua Engineering Management Corporation made some introduction about the progress earlier this week. Located in Shangyi Zhangjiakou, Hebei Province, the project specific site has [...]

SUPCON won the bid of solar field EPC for China Gonghe 50MW Concentrated Solar Power Plant

Power China Qinghai Gonghe 50MW Tower CSP Project, one of China 1st batch 20 pilot CSP projects, is owned and developed by Power Construction Corporation of China (shorted as Power China). Northwest Engineering Corporation Limited, subsidiary of Power China announced earlier this week that SUPCON Solar was awarded the contract [...]

The concentrated solar power is the renewable alternative that can be managed for the energy transition

Solar thermal power plants already offer below 6 cents per kWh.  CSP Today, with the collaboration of Protermosolar and ESTELA, organizes the XI International Summit of Thermoelectric Solar Concentration, an event of the concentrated solar power sector, which takes place in Seville today and tomorrow. The president of Protermosolar and [...]

Path to Competitive Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

Researchers at national labs and companies are exploring ways to make concentrated solar power more efficient and affordable, all of which require turning up the heat. A 200-foot tower stands centered in front of a field of rotating mirrors on the southern edge of Albuquerque, New Mexico. It’s the [...]

3D printing enables new high-efficiency Concentrated Solar Power receivers

Sandia National Laboratories engineers designed the receivers as part of a Laboratory Directed Research & Development (LDRD) program backed by the US government. The findings are being applied to Sandia’s work for SERIIUS, the joint Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the United States. While most concentrating solar [...]

ALE secures all Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) contracts in South Africa

In the last four years, ALE’s South Africa branch has secured the heavylifting scope for all Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project contracts across the region. Since ALE won the first contracts, which started simultaneously in 2013, ALE has successfully won and completed six CSP projects across South Africa. All projects [...]

Desert concentrated solar power to fuel centuries of air travel

Researchers demonstrate the full process showing how solar thermal energy can split H2O and CO2 to make jet fuel. Scientists with the SOLAR-JET Project have demonstrated the first-ever entire process to make kerosene, the jet fuel used by commercial airlines, using a high-temperature thermal solar reactor to create syngas. [...]