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ACWA Power Inks Deal To 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power Plant In South Africa

ACWA Power signed an agreement with Central Energy Fund of South Africa to develop a 100MW Redstone concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in the country’s Northern Cape Province. The 100MW power project, which is set to start construction this year, will supply power to 210,000 South African homes even during [...]

Aalborg CSP among the Australian Clean Energy Council Award finalists

Danish renewable energy specialist, Aalborg CSP A/S, is among the top four finalists competing for the prestigious Clean Energy Council’s Innovation Award 2018. The company has been shortlisted for the development of Australia’s first concentrated solar power (CSP) facility that supports desert-farming operations. This ground-breaking plant in Port Augusta demonstrates [...]

CDPQ Provides CA$150-million in Financing to ContourGlobal’s Concentrated Solar Power Asset Purchase

La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec ("CPDQ"), a leading global institutional investor, today announced that it provided CA$150 million (€100 million) in financing to support the acquisition by ContourGlobal Mirror 2 S.à.r.l. ("ContourGlobal") of a portfolio of concentrated solar power ("CSP") assets in Spain. ContourGlobal is a growth platform [...]

Abengoa, Acciona to start work on 110-MW Concentrated Solar Power project in Chile

A consortium formed by Spanish groups Abengoa SA (BME:ABG) and Acciona SA (BME:ANA) has signed the contract to complete the construction of the 110-MW Cerro Dominador concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Chile, Abengoa said today. The plant, which is owned by Cerro Dominador, which in turn is owned by [...]

Saudi Arabia SEC starts operating 50 MW through the concentrated solar power (CSP) in Waad Al-Shamal

The Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has started operating a combined cycle power plant in the Waad Al-Shamal Mining City, located south of Turaif in the Northern Border Region. The plant, costing over SR3.75 billion, has a total capacity of 1,390 megawatt (MW) electricity, of which 50 MW will come [...]

Concentrated Solar Power Would Save 10.9 Gigatons of Carbon by 2050

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) places #25 on Drawdown’s list of climate solutions. Scaling up CSP to 4.3% of global electricity production by 2050 would avoid 10.9 gigatons of carbon dioxide. While implementation costs of CSP are high, at US$1.3 trillion, net savings by 2050 could total $414 billion, with lifetime savings of $1.2 [...]

2018-07-09T23:23:43+00:00 09-07-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: |

US DOE provides $21 million to Concentrated Solar Power desalination R&D

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is to provide $21 million to 14 research projects that will help reduce the cost of solar thermal desalination, DOE said in a statement. Desalination is the process of treating seawater, brackish water and contaminated water for use in industrial water supplies or [...]

China completes first large Concentrated Solar Power plant

China connected the 50 MW Delingha CSP plant to the grid on June 30, the first large-scale CSP plant to come online in the country, according to media reports. The Delingha CSP plant uses parabolic trough technology and has been developed by China General Nuclear Power (CGN). Spain's Ingeteam is [...]

2018-07-05T11:51:51+00:00 05-07-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

US Concentrated Solar Power tests to reveal hotter storage

The Gen3 CSP research program will de-risk advanced higher temperature designs and identify the best-placed system and storage technology for future market integration, leading researchers told New Energy Update. In May, the Department of Energy (DOE) launched its Generation 3 Concentrating Solar Power Systems (Gen3) CSP program to create [...]

China Concentrated Solar Power project CGN Delingha 50MW Parabolic Trough Plant connected to grid

As the project owner and developer China Guangdong Nuclear Power (CGN)announced earlier, CGN Delingha 50MW parabolic trough concentrated solar power (CSP) plant, China first large-scale commercial CSP project, was successfully connected to the grid in the evening of June 30. It is absolutely a great milestone for China CSP [...]

2018-07-04T12:27:14+00:00 02-07-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , , |

Aalborg CSP A/S cuts ribbon on concentrated solar power heating plant in Denmark

Danish renewable energy specialist, Aalborg CSP A/S has today (30 June) in collaboration with the client, Smørum Kraftvarme A.m.b.A. inaugurated a brand new 11,312m2 solar district facility in Smørum, the capital area of Denmark. The plant, which has during test productions outshined expectations, is the fifth solar-thermal system that the [...]

DOE Awards $21M in Grants to Cut Costs of Concentrated Solar Power Desalination

The Department of Energy sees big potential for solar thermal desalination technologies. But only if the costs can be brought down — way down. That’s the goal of the 14 solar-thermal desalination research projects that won $21 million in DOE grants last week. The projects include many new desalination technologies [...]