Africa

Abengoa signs a MoU with Egypt to cooperate in the development of the national Concentrated Solar Power

This MoU sets cooperation terms for the development of dispatchable concentrated solar power plants, in particular Solar Thermal Electricity (STE), in Egypt.

South Africa to bid 1800 MW among unsuccessful bidders from Windows 1 to 4

It is expected that the financial close for Window 4 projects will occur at the end of this year, with commercial operations starting from November 2016.

Concentrated solar power (CSP) industry in South Africa has called for clarity on connection to the power grid

The concentrated solar power (CSP) industry in South Africa has called for clarity on connection to the power grid, as well as certainty about timeframes.

SENER and ACCIONA to build the Kathu Concentrated Solar Power complex in South Africa for more than EUR 500 million

SENER and ACCIONA together form the consortium chosen to develop the turnkey project of the Kathu Concentrated Solar Power plant.

Mott MacDonald: Sub-Saharan Africa’s first Concentrated Solar Power plant becomes operational in South Africa

KaXu Solar One concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Pofadder, South Africa has become the first in Sub-Saharan Africa to enter operation.

PIC pours USD 1.8bn in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) projects in South Africa

The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) of Africa plans to invest 22 billion rand ($1.8 billion) in two South African concentrated solar power plants.

Abengoa closes USD 660 million project financing for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Xina Solar One

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Xina Solar One will help South Africa meet its ongoing energy demands and contribute to grid stability by serving clean and dispatchable electricity.

AORA Concentrated Solar Power Hybrid Technology

AORA Solar announced the visit of a delegation comprised of officials from the Ethiopian Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy, the Ethiopian Energy Authority as well Ethiopian universities.

Managing operations at two Concentrated Solar Power plants in South Africa

Schneider Electric has signed an agreement to manage the DCS for the two concentrated solar power (CSP) plants, Khi Solar One and KaXu Solar One, located near Upington.