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Protermosolar with other Ibero-American Renewable Associations will sign renewable energy commitment at COP25

The 12 associations that have made this commitment will be: Spanish Wind Energy  Association (AEE Spain), APPA Renewable, Protermosolar and UNEF (Spain), ACERA (Chile), AEEREE (Ecuador), AMDEE and ASOLMEX (Mexico), AUDER (Uruguay), Cader (Argentina), SER Colombia and SPR (Peru). Within the framework of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change [...]

With SFERA-III, benefit from free access to top research infrastructures in Concentrated Solar Power across Europe

The 2nd SFERA-III access campaign was opened on 12 November 2019. This call for projects provides free access to 13 state-of-art research infrastructures and 47 installations in Concentrated Solar Thermal power in 8 countries: - Cyprus (Cyprus Institute) - France (PROMES-CNRS, CEA) - Germany (DLR, Fraunhofer) - Italy (ENEA) [...]

2019-12-02T15:35:52+00:0030-11-2019|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Etiquetas: |

Concentrated Solar Power, the energy future of Spain?

New sun rays for solar thermal, the energy future of Spain? With 49 operational concentrating solar power plants totaling 2.3 gigawatts, Spain is a world leader in terms of production capacity with this renewable and also technologically. And this, despite the fact that the installed power has been stagnant [...]

Concentrated Solar Power, climate change and 5 sustainable development goals

Solar thermal energy is established as a key technology in accelerating the decarbonization of energy systems, both in terms of power generation and heat supply to industrial processes. At the conference you will learn how to decarbonize electricity production can be accelerated thanks to the renewable energy storage capacity [...]

Concentrated Solar Power with highly efficient Siemens steam turbines

With a daily start-up and shut-down high demands are placed on CSP-plants. Siemens power generation equipment and instrumentations and controls enable plant operators to make highest efficient use of every single sun beam. Concentrated solar thermal power is worldwide becoming a more and more important source for power generation. [...]

2019-11-29T21:01:27+00:0029-11-2019|Categorías: Sin categoría|Etiquetas: , |

New hope for Port Augusta’s failed SolarReserve Concentrated Solar Power project

Port Augusta's failed solar thermal project has been revived by a South Australian company with big plans for the ill-fated Aurora site. Thermal energy storage company 1414 Degrees is set to acquire SolarReserve Australia, which owns the Aurora Solar Energy Project near Port Augusta and two solar sites in New [...]

The Cerro Dominador Concentrated Solar Power, in Chile, is 85%

The Spanish companies Abengoa and Acciona have celebrated this week the manufacture and assembly of the last of the heliostats that form the solar field of Cerro Dominador: the first solar thermal plant in the tower of Latin America, owned by the funds managed by EIG Global Energy Partners and [...]

Evening Peak Solar Concentrated Solar Power Projected to Undercut Gas in Chile’s Open Auctions

The Cerro Dominador group is working with strong construction partners on its Likana Concentrated Solar Power project to cut costs and beat gas plant prices, buoyed by progress at its first plant in Chile, Fernando Gonzalez, CEO of Cerro Dominador, told the CSP Madrid 2019 conference. As developer Cerro [...]

2019-12-10T20:51:49+00:0028-11-2019|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , , |

Join us at COP25: ESTELA side event “Solar Thermal Electricity: An Essential Building Block for The Energy Transition” – 4 Dec 12:30-14:00, Room Helsinki, Hall 8

This year the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 will take place from 2 to 13 December 2019 at IFEMA, Feria de Madrid, in Spain, under the incoming Presidency of the Government of Chile. The EU and its Member States will take part as Parties to the UN Framework Convention on [...]

Chile Concentrated Solar Power developer predicts world’s lowest price in June

The Cerro Dominador group is working with strong construction partners on its Likana Concentrated Solar Power project to cut costs and beat gas plant prices, buoyed by progress at its first plant in Chile, Fernando Gonzalez, CEO of Cerro Dominador, told the CSP Madrid 2019 conference. As developer Cerro Dominador [...]

2019-11-28T13:52:16+00:0027-11-2019|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , , |

China concentrated solar power demonstration projects’ development

The year of 2018 witnessed the rapid growth of concentrated solar power (CSP) industry in China, a total capacity of 215 MW new concentrated solar power (CSP) projects were finished, which is almost 7 times of the 30 MW capacity made before that year. Coming to the year of 2019 [...]

Heliogen Is Bill Gates’ Latest Venture That Is Only Good For Oil & Gas

Bill Gates seems to love to invest in things that aren’t going to make much of a difference to climate change but that are good for the fossil fuel industry. The latest is Heliogen, a company which uses machine learning to make solar ovens hotter and more reliable. The [...]

The solar thermal could fall to 45 euros / MWh in 2020 for some Concentrated Solar Power projects

Solar thermal or Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) is not just one more renewable. Its great asset is that it allows availability and dispatchability (ability to generate electricity depending on the need of the network) thanks to its thermal storage and therefore it is possible that it manages production on demand, [...]