Storage

Nevada concentrated solar power plant back online after eight-month outage

A first-of-its-kind solar plant in Central Nevada is back online and generating power after being down for repairs for eight months. The Crescent Dunes power plant, 225 miles northwest of Las Vegas, returned to service July 12 and is delivering renewable energy to customers in Nevada, even at night, according [...]

Google X visits the Gemasolar and Valle 1 and Valle 2 Concentrated Solar Power plants

The Google corporation, through its division X, has visited the thermoelectric solar installations of Gemasolar (Seville) and Valle 1 and Valle 2 (Cádiz), for which SENER has granted its own technology and it is owner through the company Torresol Energy, where it participates in 60%. Google X is the division [...]

2017 Summit Forum On Molten Salt Storage Will Be Hold On August 5th In Golmud Of Qinghai Province

Molten salt is a great medium for heat transfer and energy storage, its features and parameters varies a lot due to different components. It has been widely applied in concentrating solar power (CSP) plant. Therefore, China Inorganic Salts Industry Association (CISIA) has decided to form a CISIA Molten Salt Storage [...]

2017-07-23T09:53:16+00:00 22-07-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , |

SolarReserve Receives Environmental Approval for 390 Megawatt Concentrated Solar Power Facility with Storage in Chile

SolarReserve, the industry leader in baseload solar power solutions and advanced solar thermal technology with energy storage, has received an environmental approval from the Chilean government to build a 390 megawatt solar thermal power station with 5,100 megawatt-hours of energy storage. This important milestone marks SolarReserve’s third approval of a [...]

Aksay 50MW Molten Salt Parabolic Concentrated Solar Power Project Starting Construction on July 15th

Aksay 50MW Molten Salt Parabolic CSP Project has so far completed sub-systems of a 20 MW PV back-up plant, a 38 km water-conveying project, a 800 meter Molten salt parabolic CSP testing pre-project, a 200 tons concrete mixing plant, 90% of the slope foundation and purchase of 50MW imported equipments [...]

2017-07-14T13:18:16+00:00 14-07-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , |

DOE awards $46 million for solar tech-to-market research projects

SunPower, Stion, SolarReserve, UtilityAPI, EnergySage and others win funds to advance solar innovation, as agency faces cuts under Trump budget. The $46.2 million in grant money comes from the DOE's Sunshot Initiative, a national effort in support of adopting solar energy and making it more affordable to all Americans [...]

2017-07-14T06:44:47+00:00 14-07-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , |

24-hour concentrated solar power is possible for Mena

'The real story here is potentially revolutionary – CSP may now outcompete natural gas in many countries,' says the energy economist Jonathan Walters, adding that the cheap thermal storage can even propel CSP technology to cover the baseload. The possibility of cheap 24-hour solar power hitting Dubai means it [...]

2017-07-06T18:25:01+00:00 06-07-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , |

Thermal Energy Storage for Concentrated Solar Power

As renewables gain a greater foothold in the energy system, the importance of energy storage is going to increase in kind. With the ongoing gradual shift away from traditional baseload energy sources, the development of efficient energy storage systems is imperative. Like it or not, the U.S. energy mix [...]

SaltX and Aalborg CSP to develop integrated energy storage solution for the global concentrated solar power market

SaltX Technology – listed on Nasdaq First North – and Danish Aalborg CSP A/S – a leading provider of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and integrated energy systems – have agreed on the key terms for a non-exclusive Joint Development Agreement to develop and commercialize an integrated energy storage solution for [...]

Record-Breaking Cost Reduction for Concentrated Solar Power Generation

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced on 4 June the prices offered from four consortia for the 200-MW fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park. The lowest bid for the Solar Thermal Electricity (STE) project came in at 9.45 US cents/kWh (approx. 8.4 [...]

24-hour concentrated solar power is possible for Mena region

he possibility of cheap 24-hour solar power hitting Dubai means it may dominate the region’s power markets sooner than expected. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) announced bids on Monday for its fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park, a 200-megawatt concentrated solar power (CSP) plant. [...]

2017-06-06T15:20:16+00:00 06-06-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , |

Dubai set for world’s cheapest night-time concentrated solar power

World Environment Day saw record-low solar bids submitted for Dubai’s upcoming project which will allow the sun to power thousands of homes at night. The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) announced yesterday the prices from four consortiums for the 200-megawatt fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum [...]

2017-06-05T15:16:59+00:00 05-06-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , |

Using sulfur to store Concentrated Solar Power

An international group of researchers, coordinated by the Institute of Solar Research of the German Aerospace Center e.V. (DLR; Cologne, Germany; www.dlr.de), is developing a sulfur-based storage system for solar power. Large-scale chemical storage of solar power and its overnight use as a fuel are to be achieved by [...]

2017-06-04T22:45:25+00:00 01-06-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , , |