As Concentrated Solar Power bids fall to record lows, prices seen diverging between different regions

As CSP bids keep falling, there will likely be a growing price divergence between projects in countries such as Chile and the UAE at the lower end of the scale, and the likes of the United States at the other end. Auction results suggest CSP will generate power at a [...]

2018-02-20T17:32:30+00:00 20-02-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Aalborg Concentrated Solar Power to share global solar expertise with the UAE

With Dubai’s clear ambition of becoming the most sustainable city in the world by 2050, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) paves the way for leadership in sustainable living. To learn from markets with world-class sustainability activities, a delegation of leading Danish companies are currently visiting the country where Aalborg CSP’s [...]

2018-02-20T14:45:56+00:00 20-02-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Noor concentrated solar power (CSP) complex at Ouarzazate will be completed before the summer of 2018

The Noor concentrated solar power (CSP) complex at Ouarzazate, will be completed before the summer of 2018, Mustapha Bakkoury, head at Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen) told a press conference on Friday. The EUR-810-million (USD 1bn) second phase of the thermosolar cylindrical parabolic troughs complex Noor Ouarzazate will be [...]

Yumen RoyalTech 50 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant in Gansu province

North China Power Engineering Co., Ltd. of China Power Engineering Consulting Group (NCPE) is one of the largest power engineering companies in China. NCPE is responsible for the engineering design of the Yumen RoyalTech 50MW trough Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in Gansu province - one of 20 pilot CSP [...]

PDO & GlassPoint inaugurate an initial phase of a solar installation in Oman that will deliver 1GW peak thermal energy at completion

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), the leading exploration and production company in the Sultanate of Oman, and GlassPoint Solar, the leading supplier of solar energy to the oil industry, have inaugurated the Miraah solar plant. Miraah, located at the Amal oilfield in the south of the Sultanate, will be among [...]

Positive changes taking place in China Concentrated Solar Power industry

At the beginning of February, Huafeng Energy, one of China leading energy project developers, signed MoU with Akesai government to jointly develop concentrated solar power (CSP) project with total capacity of 1 GW. Mr. Hemei Qiu, General Manager and Mr. Zhiqiang Dong, Deputy General Manager of Huafeng Energy CSP Business [...]

Mohammad Bin Rashid Solar Park project will provide 5,000 MW of clean energy

Major innovations undertaken by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) have placed Dubai in good stead to meet the future, said the utility provider’s top manager on Tuesday on the final day of World Government Summit. In the opening address of the morning, Saeed Al Tayer, managing director and CEO [...]

Morocco largest Concentrated Solar Power complex NOOR 1,2,3

The Morocco Ouarzazate CSP complex at the junction of the Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert will be the largest CSP complex in the world upon completion. Noor 2 and Noor 3, the second and third phases, will have 200 MW and 150 MW capacity respectively. Noor 1 has three [...]

Innovative Concentrated Solar Power Technologies (webinar)

The cost of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) has already come down below US$ 10 cents/kWh, an impressive achievement considering that 10 years ago US$ 37 cents/kWh was the norm. Hear from the innovators who are pushing CSP costs to new lows and will analyze how novel technologies will bring disruptive [...]

2018-02-12T09:29:33+00:00 12-02-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

Acciona wants to sell its Concentrated Solar Power plants to Contour

Spanish engineering and renewable energy company Acciona said on Friday it had held talks with Britain's Contour Global over its energy assets with regards to a possible deal without giving further details. The negotiations are currently on hold, Acciona said in a statement shortly after the stock market regulator suspended [...]

Reduction of water consumption in Concentrated Solar Power plants

The consortium of the H2020 funded project MinWaterCSP is pleased to announce its first International Conference taking place in Marrakech, Morocco from 24th to 25th April 2018. The topic of this event will be Reduction of water consumption in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants with a special focus on new [...]

2018-02-08T17:28:52+00:00 08-02-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Brookfield-backed TerraForm bids $1.2 billion for Saeta Yield

TerraForm Power, controlled by Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management, has launched a 995 million euro ($1.2 billion) takeover bid for Spanish renewable energy firm Saeta Yield to expand its presence in Western Europe. TerraForm is offering 12.20 euros per share for a 100 percent stake in the solar and wind [...]