BREAKING NEWS

How to Commercialize sCO2 With Concentrated Solar Power?

The goal of this RFI is to assess how we can accelerate the commercialization of sCO2 integration with CSP. Today, the Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) has issued a new request for information (RFI) about the integration of advanced supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) power cycles and thermal energy storage with concentrating [...]

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Greece MINOS 50 MW Tower Concentrated Solar Power Project EPC contract awarded

On November 11, Athens time, Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is on a state visit to Greece, had face-to-face conversation with Greek Prime Minister Mizutakis in Athens. And after the meeting, President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Mizotakis witnessed the text exchange of Greece MINOS 50MW CSP project financing [...]

Concentrated Solar Power Abengoa increases revenues and profitability

Abengoa (MCE: ABG/P:SM), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructure, energy and water sectors, announces financial results for the third quarter of 2019. One of the areas of focus for Abengoa’s management is safety in the workplace. In this sense, in the first nine [...]

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Abengoa reaches a new milestone in its first concentrated solar power project in China

The synchronization of the turbine of the Luneng Haixi 50 MW solar thermal power plant, located in the Qinghai province, was carried out. Abengoa (MCE: ABG/P:SM), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructures, energy and water sectors, has successfully carried out the synchronization [...]

US Lists $30 Million in 2019 Concentrated Solar Power Research Awards

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced selections for $128 million in new projects to advance solar technologies. Through the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office, DOE will fund 75 innovative research projects that will lower solar electricity costs, while working to boost [...]

Sahara sun could ensure cleaner future

Harnessing the powerful sunlight over the Sahara Desert could provide renewable energy that reduces carbon emissions and provides fresh economic value to the largely deserted area, analysts said. As global energy demand increases, scientists are looking more seriously at how to convert the scorching heat of the Sahara — [...]

CAPTure Project workshop / REGISTER NOW!

On Tuesday 12 November CAPTure – Competitive Solar Power Towers project is organising a workshop dedicated to the value and role of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) for the future power grid with high shares of renewable energies. The workshop is an opportunity to learn more about the dispatchability due [...]

2019-11-03T00:17:08+00:0031-10-2019|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Etiquetas: |

TESS technology for concentrated solar power plants

Technologies developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and partner organizations have won nine 2019 R&D 100 awards. The awards program, sometimes called the ​"Oscars of Innovation," honors revolutionary ideas in science and technology and the innovators behind them. Argonne submitted 12 technologies, eight [...]

China beam-down Concentrated Solar Power pioneer predicts 30% cost reduction

The developer of the world's first commercial beam-down Concentrated Solar Power plant predicts a four-fold hike in thermal efficiency for a larger 200 MW plant. As CSP developers seek new ways to cut costs, a new 50 MW beam-down tower plant in China will provide valuable insights into an emerging [...]

2019-10-30T22:02:24+00:0030-10-2019|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , , , |

Andalusia has 43% of Spain’s concentrated solar power and solar radiation 13% higher than average

Andalusia is the Spanish region "with the greatest and best renewable resource", with 43% of the solar thermal megawatts (MW) installed in Spain; the first autonomous community in solar thermal power, surpassing the million square meters of solar collection surface; It has more than 1,000 photovoltaic MW in operation and [...]

Rebirth of SolarReserve’s 450 MW Likana Brings Concentrated Solar Power Supply Chain Hope for Chile

This week, the Cerro Dominador Group/EIG Global Energy Partners bought the Likana Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project from US-based SolarReserve, which was unable to complete the project. SolarReserve had already developed Likana by accomplishing the preliminary work of siting and monitoring local DNI and taking it through Chile’s environmental permitting [...]

247Solar modular & scalable concentrated solar power tech to be marketed to mining by ROST

ROST International Trading Ltd and 247Solar Inc have announced an exclusive agreement for ROST to market 247Solar’s modular, scalable concentrated solar power (CSP) technology to the worldwide mining industry. The 247Solar Thermal Storage System™ stores the sun’s energy as heat instead of electricity, eliminating the need for costly batteries, to [...]

The Concentrated Solar Power triggers its production in Spain

Although installed capacity has been stagnant since 2013, Spain remains at the forefront of the world in the Concentrated Solar Power sector. In addition, the objectives for 2030 provide for the update of new GW and a resurgence of this technology, which is emerging as the best complement for photovoltaics. [...]