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Cerro Dominador concentrated solar power plant will commercialize carbon credits

After successfully completing its registration in the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) program, the Cerro Dominador solar thermal power plant will be able to market carbon credits at the end of 2020, the estimated date of its launch, to continue contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals ( [...]

Abengoa to install first retrofit Concentrated Solar Power storage pilot

Falling PV costs may have curbed Concentrated Solar Power growth, but they are also accelerating hybrid CSP-PV deployment. In Spain, CSP operators are designing new storage systems that can be retrofit to existing plants to provide dispatchable power at night. As PV and wind capacity grows, the value of [...]

2020-06-10T13:34:25+00:0010-06-2020|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , , , |

The Cerro Dominador concentrated solar power plant, the first in Chile and Latin America, installs its solar receiver at a height of 220 meters

This is one of the latest milestones in the construction of the solar thermal project being carried out by Acciona and Abengoa in the Atacama desert (Chile) and owned by EIG Global Energy Partners. Weighing 2,300 tons, this highly complex piece will concentrate the solar radiation projected from the 10,600 [...]

Chile builds Concentrated Solar Power plant through COVID-19

The Cerro Dominador project has overcome COVID-19 restrictions and is now 90% complete but the longer term impact on industry raises offtaker risks. Despite COVID-19 restrictions, construction of the 110 MW Cerro Dominador CSP tower plant in Chile is advancing to the final stages. Developer Cerro Dominador is seeking more [...]

Cerro Dominador finished smelting 46,000 tons of molten salts for concentrated solar power project

As reported by the company developing the project, "the salts produced by the SQM mining company have the capacity to conserve the energy captured during the day by the plant and maintain it in a tank storage system." The development of the Cerro Dominador thermosolar project met a new milestone: [...]

ACWA and Abengoa share updates on DEWA’s 700 MW Concentrated Solar Power project

During the webinar named “DEWA’s 700MW CSP project update” held on March 25 last month, representatives from the Owner ACWA Power and Parabolic Trough Technology Provider Abengoa shared the latest information on Dubai 700MW concentrated solar power project, which is included in the 950MW Noor Energy 1 CSP-PV solar [...]

2020-04-09T21:49:35+00:0009-04-2020|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , , , , |

Abengoa Concentrated Solar Power contract signals Spanish maintenance battle

Abengoa's first full-scope third-party Concentrating Solar Power maintenance contract in Spain comes as new investors, ageing assets and potential new build place greater focus on operational efficiency, experts told New Energy Update. In January, pulp and biomass specialist Ence Energia y Celulosa awarded Abengoa a three-year operation and maintenance (O&M) [...]

Cerro Dominador: Concentrated solar power is an ‘ideal technology for Chile’

Cerro Dominador, one of the most innovative solar generation plants in Latin America, is preparing to start operations during the second half of this year. The project, in northern Chile's Antofagasta region, combines a 100MW photovoltaic unit with a 110MW concentrated solar power (CSP) unit that will use the sun's [...]

Cerro Dominador, the first concentrated solar power tower plant in Latin America, raises its receiver at 220 meters high

This is one of the last milestones in the construction of the solar thermal project executed by Abengoa and Acciona in the Atacama Desert (Chile) and owned by EIG Global Energy Partners. Weighing 2,300 tons, this highly complex piece will concentrate the solar radiation reflected from the 10,600 heliostats that [...]

Abengoa eyes Concentrated Solar Power storage role at climate-hit coal plants

Concentrated Solar Power and molten salt technology could help coal-fired generators decarbonize without closing sites, but price support will be needed, experts told New Energy Update. While many CSP developers are seeking to directly compete with coal-fired power generation, a small group of players see opportunities in working with coal plant [...]

Abengoa is awarded an operation and maintenance contract for a 50 MW concentrated solar power plant for Ence Energía y Celulosa

The Termollano solar thermal plant, located in Puertollano (Ciudad Real), will be the first one not built by Abengoa to which it will perform the operation and maintenance (O&M) of the company's Services vertical. Abengoa has over 18 years of experience in this activity and has a commercial experience of [...]

2020-01-22T19:43:05+00:0022-01-2020|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Etiquetas: , , |

Abengoa Spain promotes millionaire investment in China to boost concentrated solar power plant of more than 50MW

China advances with more energy, better technologies and new alliances. This new solar thermal investment with Spain's Abengoa is part of the ambitious renewable energy program launched by the government of the People's Republic of China with the purpose of reaching a solar thermal installed base of at least [...]

Concentrated Solar Power electricity: an essential building block for the energy transition

Abengoa highlights the key role of hybridization for the energy transition during its participation in COP25. Miguel Méndez Trigo, director of Solar Technology of the company, described it as a key solution for decarbonization during his participation in the "Solar thermal electricity: an essential building block for the energy transition" [...]