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Electrical power tests start at Abengoa’s Xina Solar One concentrated solar power plant in South Africa

Ingeteam has supplied nine INGEDRIVETM MV700 medium-voltage speed converters for this thermosolar plant.  It is hoped that in April it will reach the goal of generating power under rated operating conditions. Xina Solar One is a concentrating solar power plant with an installed capacity of 100 MW.  It uses [...]

South Africa Concentrated Solar Power developer agrees local worker deals

Kathu plant construction activity is set to peak this year and the Engie-led developer group is integrating new work contracts and training schemes following unexpected demands from local business groups, Cedric Faye, CEO of Kathu Solar Park at Engie, said. The Engie consortium began construction of the 100 MW Kathu [...]

Three Concentrated Solar Power plants in Chile could generate electricity 24 hours a day

The Chilean government recently gave the go-ahead on a massive solar thermal plant that is expected to produce electricity 24 hours a day, seven days a week—a considerable feat for a plant that depends solely on solar energy. The plant, proposed for a site in Chile’s Tamarugal province, would [...]

Abengoa receives Provisional Acceptance Certificate for Khi Solar One, the first concentrated solar power tower plant on the African continent

  Khi Solar One has 50 MW of installed capacity and a two-hour storage capacity, incorporating cutting-edge technology developed by Abengoa. Following commissioning, the plant is officially handed over to Khi Solar One Pty. Ltd, a corporation that is made up of Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), Khi Community Trust and [...]

Abengoa restarts work on Chile Concentrated Solar Power project

Spanish energy and construction firm Abengoa has restarted work on the stalled Atacama 1 PV-CSP solar energy complex in northern Chile's Antofagasta region (II). After reaching a debt restructuring agreement with lenders in order to avoid bankruptcy in August, Abengoa in October struck a deal to transfer ownership of Atacama [...]

Abengoa Said to Plan Return to Work on Chilean Solar Plant

Abengoa SA plans to resume work in the next few months on Latin America’s first solar-thermal plant, as the Spanish renewable energy company comes back from the brink of bankruptcy, people with knowledge of the matter said. Work on the $1 billion Atacama I project in northern Chile, a joint venture between [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:55+00:00 30-08-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

The importance of predicting the wind in concentrated solar power plants

To know the weather and especially the wind in advance, allows us to carry out a better management and maintenance of our solar plants. Abengoa, therefore, is working on the creation and development of wind predictive models. In solar energy plants, the area which is composed of the devices with [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:58+00:00 10-08-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Eltherm lands Concentrated Solar Power Project

Eltherm South Africa has been awarded the contract for the heat tracing system design and installation for the Xina Solar One power plant near Pofadder in the Northern Cape. It is eltherm’s first major project since establishing its operations in South Africa a year ago. eltherm SA is a subsidiary [...]

Shams 1 Concentrated Solar Power Plant (CSP) wins at the 2016 MENASOL Awards

Shams Power Company, developer and operator of the Shams 1 Concentrated Solar Power Plant, CSP, in Western Abu Dhabi, has been recognised for its contribution to local communities at this year’s MENASOL Conference and Exhibition in Dubai. Ali Buhaji, Senior Manager for Business Development at the Clean Energy Division of [...]

For the first time in the history of Africa, Abengoa operates a concentrated solar power tower plant for 24 consecutive hours

The Khi Solar One plant has been developed by Abengoa and Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC) and began operating in February, 2016. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, together with the IDC [...]

Masdar celebrates 3 years of Shams concentrated solar power plant

Today marks the third anniversary of the start of the Shams 1 Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant’s operations. Shams 1, which occupies 2.5 square kilometres and has a power generating capacity of 100 megawatts, is the first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa region. Shams 1, [...]

2016-03-16T21:24:19+00:00 16-03-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |