Storage

UAE’s first ‘solar concentrator’ installed at Masdar City Campus

Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Masdar City, and Wahaj Solar today jointly announced the installation of a first-of-its-kind solar concentrator in the UAE at the Masdar Institute Solar Platform. The installation is the first step in the development of a unique scalable high-temperature concentrated solar power system, CSP, [...]

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NREL Secures 21 Awards to Further Concentrated Solar Power and PV Research

On November 6, 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office awarded $128 million to 75 new projects that will advance solar technologies in five major areas. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) earned a major portion of this funding—nearly $20 million. Each innovative project will work [...]

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Central Tower of 700 MW Concentrated Solar Power Project by Shanghai Electric and DEWA Tops Out in Dubai

Significant progress has been made in the Dubai 700 MW concentrated solar power project, announced as the world's largest single-site CSP project. On Jan 9th, a topping-out ceremony for the project's 222-meter central tower was held, welcoming representatives from Shanghai Electric - the project's general contractor - Dubai Electricity and [...]

Azelio plans 25 MW of energy storage installations in Jordan

Swedish thermal energy storage developer Azelio on Monday outlined plans to deploy about 25 MW of its systems in Jordan through 2023 under a newly agreed commercial collaboration. The company said it has agreed on a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with local general contracting firm Hussein Atieh & Sons Co [...]

China makes half of global newly-built concentrated solar power capacity in 2019

Two more large-scale demonstration concentrating solar power (CSP) projects joined the team of operational solar thermal plants in China at the end of last year in 2019. Up to date, there are seven large-scale concentrated solar power projects with total capacity of 350MW in operation distributed across West China. Chart: [...]

2020-01-15T11:27:52+00:0015-01-2020|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , |

Abengoa Spain promotes millionaire investment in China to boost concentrated solar power plant of more than 50MW

China advances with more energy, better technologies and new alliances. This new solar thermal investment with Spain's Abengoa is part of the ambitious renewable energy program launched by the government of the People's Republic of China with the purpose of reaching a solar thermal installed base of at least [...]

OPWP envisions the potential for a 600MW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project with thermal storage in Oman

A renewable energy development plan unveiled recently by the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) the sole buyer of electricity in the Sultanate envisions the procurement of 3,050 megawatts (MW) of renewables-based capacity by 2025, representing 16 per cent of total electricity output by this timeframe. This compares with [...]

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Fresnel Concentrated Solar Power project operates in Dunhuang China

Lanzhou Dacheng Dunhuang 50 MW Molten Salt Fresnel Concentrated Solar Power Project was successfully connected to the gird at 17:50 p.m. on December 31, 2019, becoming the first demonstration Fresnel CSP project in China, and the world largest solar thermal power plant taking Fresnel CSP technology. China have seven [...]

Hybrid Solar-Energy–Harvesting Device Enables Uninterrupted Power

Integrated system simultaneously harvests and stores concentrated solar power with low losses for 24/7 power under all conditions. Researchers at the University of Houston have designed a device that efficiently captures solar energy and stores it for use by applications for the internet of things (IoT) and industrial IoT. Unlike [...]

China-made Long shaft molten salt pump successfully applied in Hami Concentrated Solar Power Tower Project

On December 29, 2019, China Power Engineering Hami 50MW Tower Concentrated Solar Power Project was successfully connected to the grid for the first time. The long shaft molten salt pump used in this project is provided by three manufacturers, two imported brands and one domestic brand. The domestic brand long [...]

Xinjiang’s first concentrated solar power plant operational

The first solar thermal power plant in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region went into operation Sunday night. The 50-megawatt concentrated solar power plant is located in Naomaohu Township, eastern Xinjiang's city of Hami. Construction of the project began in October 2017 by Energy China. The concentrating solar power [...]

Sener Offers to Expand its Concentrated Solar Power in South Africa

Spanish-based technology and engineering company, Sener, together with its partners, has invested billions of rands in the Ilanga concentrated solar power 1 (CSP1) project,which provides solar-generated thermal electricity to around 100 000 South African households. Billed SA’s first 100% black-owned solar plant, the Ilanga CSP1 is located in Karoshoek, about [...]

Brightsource Innovates a Solar-cured Coating for DEWA Tower Concentrated Solar Power

Testing laboratories in Germany, France and Spain have confirmed the effectiveness of a new high-performance (97% absorbance) optical coating developed by Brightsource Energy, that can be “solar-cured” directly atop the receiver of tower CSP, like Brightsource is building as part of the ACWA Power 700 MW DEWA CSP project in [...]