Storage

The Concentrated Solar Power will pass in Spain from 2,300 MW to 7,303 MW in 2030

The National Integrated Energy and Climate Plan foresees that wind energy will go from an installed power of 22,925 MW in 2015 to 50,528 MW in 2030, and solar photovoltaic from 4,854 MW to 36,882 MW, while concentrated solar power goes from 2,300 MW to 7,303 MW. The National [...]

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Vs Photovoltaic (PV)

Which solar energy technology will prevail? Concentrated Solar Power or Photovoltaic?  In review of the latest developments in renewable, solar energy technologies one can establish that the answer to this question is rather controversial. In search of recent developments in the US energy industry and global economic and financial markets [...]

2019-02-22T22:22:00+00:0022-02-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , |

Concentrated solar power with steam turbines from Siemens

Siemens steam turbines are the most often used power generation product in solar thermal power plants. Siemens steam turbines are reliably operating in all common concentrated solar power (CSP) plant types. Concentrated solar thermal power is worldwide becoming a more and more important source for power generation. The reasons for [...]

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) – from niche to winning technology

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants initially won their place on the market thanks to government subsidies. Current trends reveal, however, that development efforts have meanwhile pushed this technology in combination with photovoltaic (PV) installations to competitive parity with fossil power generation. Global ordered capacity all steam turbine manufactures, Source: [...]

China Stumbles on Path to Concentrated Solar Power Supremacy

In the final days of 2018 a 100-megawatt Concentrated Solar Power plant capable of running around-the-clock, 365-days-a-year connected to the Northwest China regional power grid. It was a race against time to commission the plant in temperatures as low as -20 celsius—and one that Concentrated Solar Power plant designer and [...]

MENA solar power set to see $15bn new projects in next five years

The solar power market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is now worth $20 billion, with projects valued at $5 billion now up and running, according to new research. The 2019 Solar Outlook Report said another $15 billion of projects are set to come online in the region [...]

2019-02-15T11:53:14+00:0015-02-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Engie completes its first Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant

Engie has started commercial operation at its 100 MW Kathu Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in South Africa, the French group's first CSP plant, the company announced February 6. The 12 billion-rand ($875 million) Kathu plant incorporates parabolic trough technology with 4.5 hours of molten salt thermal energy storage. Engie [...]

China finish feasibility study of another 3 GW CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) projects

111 CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) projects with total capacity of 9 GW took part in the application of the 1st batch of 1.349 GW China 20 Concentrated Solar Power pilot projects in September 2016. Till now, two and half years have passed, and three of the 1st batch demonstration projects [...]

Concentrated Solar Power could also use slag as a thermal storage material

Slag is the steel industry’s biggest waste byproduct. It could find a use: to cut the carbon emissions from steel production Starting this year, thermal energy researchers in Spain’s Basque Country will test the use of slag as thermal energy storage within the steelmaking process, to cut the use of [...]

Morocco’s Noor Ouarzazate Concentrated Solar Power plant could power over one million homes- CNN

Morocco’s Noor Ouarzazate plant, the largest concentrated solar power plant in the world, could power more than one million homes, CNN said in a focus on the Kingdom’s renewable energy projects. “Built on an area of more than 3,000 hectares – the size of 3,500 football fields – The Noor [...]

Kathu Concentrated Solar Power plant (South Africa) constructed by Acciona and SENER came into commercial on 30 January

With an installed capacity of 100 MW, it will allow clean energy to be supplied to 179,000 homes in the Northern Cape region (northern South Africa) and prevent the emission of six million tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere over the next 20 years. The plant incorporates SENERTrough®-2 parabolic [...]

ENGIE starts operations of Kathu, a 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power Plant and one of South Africa’s largest renewable energy projects

ENGIE (www.Engie.com) is pleased to announce that commercial operation was achieved on 30 January 2019 for the 100 MW Kathu Solar Park in South Africa. This state of the art plant is a greenfield Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project with parabolic trough technology and equipped with a molten salt [...]

Shanghai Electric reports on Dubai 950 MW Concentrated Solar Power + PV solar power project

Shanghai Electric, as the EPC contractor of Dubai 950 MW CSP+PV solar complex, the fourth phase of Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, made a detailed report on the huge solar power plant during the Press Release in Beijing. The fourth phase of the solar park will use [...]