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 [...]

Bitcoin Or Not, Here’s Why Concentrated Solar Power Is The New Nuclear

Whoa. File this one under D for Don’t look back, bitcoin may be gaining on you. Bitcoin’s voracious energy-sucking habit is coming into sharper focus, and that could throw a big, fat, old-fashioned monkey wrench into the idea that solar power, wind power, and other renewables can be ramped up [...]

2018-05-26T13:25:47+00:00 26-05-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , |

Abengoa’s solar thermal plant Xina Solar One, awarded in the Industry Awards of the African Utility Week in South Africa

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructure, energy and water sectors, was awarded, thanks to the solar thermal plant Xina Solar One, in the fifth edition of the Industry Awards, which were held during the 18th annual African Utility Week. [...]

Researchers Work to Develop High-Temperature Concentrated Solar Power System

The Department of Energy will award 10.5 million dollars to Sandia National Laboratories for the research and design of a highly efficient and less expensive solar energy system. The aim of the study is to refine a particular type of utility-scale solar energy technology in which mirrors are used to [...]

REslag, Energy Storage for Concentrated Solar Power

RESLAG is a European project that develops solutions for the valorisation of steel slag through 4 eco-innovative industrial alternative applications that will be proved in 4 large scale demonstration pilots. Slag as Thermal Energy Storage system feedstock for Concentrated Solar Power applications. RESLAG project aims to remove the constrains that [...]

NDRC approves Silk Road Fund’s investment proposal for Dubai 700MW Concentrated Solar Power plant

On May 17th, the National Development and Reform Commission(NDRC) approved Silk Road Fund’s filing for the investment in Dubai 700MW CSP plant , which is an important stage in the early procedure of Silk Road Fund’s investment in this project. On March 20th, CSPPLAZA exclusively reported that Silk Road Fund [...]

2018-05-21T13:00:38+00:00 21-05-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , |

Collaboration between Cleanergy and Masen in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Thermal Energy Storage (TES)

Swedish solar technology firm Cleanergy has announced joint collaboration with Masen (Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy) to step up their joint quest for low cost solar energy storage. Storage of renewable energy for on-demand distribution of cost competitive and clean electricity is key for fossil-free power generation, said a statement [...]

Abengoa, IDC and PIC inaugurate Xina Solar One, their third concentrated solar power plant in South Africa

XiNa Solar One, with a capacity of 100 MW, provides clean, sustainable and dispatchable electrical energy to 95 000 South African households, especially in peak hours, thanks to its 5½ hours storage system. The power plant provides renewable energy to a country that is still heavily dependent on fossil fuels. [...]

Dispatchable renewable energies with a focus on the Concentrated Solar Power

The Next-CSP project together with the University of Edinburgh is organising on the 6th of June, 2018 a seminar on dispatchable renewable energies with a focus on the Next-CSP concept in the afternoon. The seminar, organized jointly by the University of Edinburgh and the H2020-funded Next-CSP solar energy project, intends [...]

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe will on Friday launch the Xina Solar One Concentrated Solar Power Project in the Northern Cape

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe will on Friday launch the Xina Solar One Concentrated Solar Power Project in the Northern Cape. The Solar One is one of 7 Concentrated Solar Power Projects under the Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP). Taking place in Pofadder the launch is [...]

Abengoa Dubai Concentrated Solar Power contract valued at $650mn

Abengoa's contract to supply three 200 MW parabolic trough plants to the 700 MW DEWA CSP project in Dubai is valued at approximately $650 million, the Spanish company said in a statement May 9. Last month, Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power signed an Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract with [...]

Morocco expects price drop for hybrid Concentrated Solar Power plant

Design innovations and a favorable development framework should see Morocco hit its lowest prices for the hybrid PV-CSP Noor Midelt project and the country is joining global support schemes to diversify its funding supply, an official at the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen), said. ACWA Power's Noor III CSP [...]