Concentrated solar power could generate ‘quarter of world’s energy’

Solar power stations that concentrate sunlight could generate up to one-quarter of the world's electricity needs by 2050, according to a study by environmental and solar industry groups. The technology, best suited to the desert regions of the world, could also create hundreds of thousands of new jobs and save [...]

2018-06-21T11:49:26+00:00 21-06-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: |

Europe Concentrated Solar Power players target post-2020 openings as scale slices costs

Accelerated grid expansions, capacity markets and learnings from large Middle East projects could rejuvenate the Spanish CSP market and see European capacity far outstrip recent forecasts of 5 GW by 2030, industry experts told New Energy Update. Europe’s installed CSP capacity is predicted to rise from 2.3 GW at [...]

China concentrated solar power market to register highest growth over 2016-2025, Global capacity to surpass 24 GW by 2025

Increasing electricity demand owing to rapid industrialization an urbanization will propel the demand for concentrated solar power market share over forecast timeframe. Substantial advancements in the energy technologies over the past few years have added a remarkable value to the global concentrated solar power market and has impacted massively on [...]

2018-06-18T13:59:17+00:00 18-06-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , |

Azelio demonstrates technology for low cost concentrated solar power energy storage

Swedish solar company Azelio on June 14th launched a demonstrator of its unique technology for solar energy storage. The technology is revolutionizing in its ability to generate clean electricity on demand around-the clock in a distributed way. It has modularity benefits and is more cost efficient than competing technologies, [...]

Concentrated Solar Power Focus Innovation comes late October in China

In recent years, countries like China, UAE, Morocco, South Africa, Australia, Chile and USA gave bigger support on concentrated solar power (CSP) industry. However, "high cost" is always a big question, in the Survey launched by CSP Focus earlier, most of the industry players agree that we should expand CSP [...]

2018-06-18T09:29:50+00:00 18-06-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , |

SUPCON Solar introduce 10MW+50MW tower Concentrated Solar Power plant experience to Morocco

As a well-known CSP tower pioneer in China, SUPCON Solar has been devoting into independent R &D of molten salt CSP tower technology, project development and construction, and focusing on CSP key component development for over 8 years. July 2013, SUPCON built 10MW tower CSP project in Delingha, which is [...]

UC San Diego engineer receives award to advance concentrated solar power research

Renkun Chen, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University of California San Diego, has received a $1.18 million dollar award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office to develop technology that can advance next-generation concentrating solar power (CSP) systems. The project is aimed at [...]

World Bank Approves Additional Financing for Morocco to Develop a Second Concentrated Solar Power Complex

The World Bank announced today US$125 million in additional support for Morocco’s adoption of innovative solar technology, as part of the national goal of developing the country’s world-class solar and wind energy resources to reduce the dependence on fossil fuels and move toward a green energy future. The additional financing, [...]

World biggest concentrated solar power tower with storage NOORo 3 starts commissioning

The world’s biggest solar tower power plant with molten salt storage has begun commissioning in Morocco, and is scheduled to begin production by October. The 150MW Noor Ouarzazate III solar receiver, with 7.5 hours of molten salt storage is only the second big scale project of its type, and trumps [...]

How sub-Saharan Africa can harness its big electricity opportunities

Electricity lifts people out of poverty and improves their health and standards of living. Yet 1.3 billion of the world's people don't have access to it. And more than half of them are in sub-Saharan Africa. Getting affordable electricity to the sub-Saharan population is a multifaceted challenge. Demand is [...]

2018-06-08T00:39:02+00:00 08-06-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , |

The future of concentrated solar power (STE or CSP) in China

In July 2017, we published an article on the future of solar thermal energy in China, where we learnt about how the Chinese government had launched an ambitious strategic program to develop solar thermal energy in the country with the aim of reaching a global leadership position in 2030. It [...]

2018-06-05T14:12:18+00:00 05-06-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , |

Global Concentrated Solar Power leaders active in Middle East and North Africa solar markets

For those who are tracking concentrated solar power industry, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is absolutely a hot market which indicates great potential. The year of 2018 especially witnesses the rapid growth of CSP project development and construction in MENA led by the world eye-catching DEWA 700 CSP project [...]

2018-06-05T13:10:08+00:00 05-06-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: |

DEWA Seeking IPP Advisory Services For 5th Phase Of MBR Concentrated Solar Power Park

The Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA) has issued a tender to seek IPP advisory services for the fifth phase of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The initial steps towards the execution of phase 5 of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MBR) solar park has been [...]