Concentrated Solar Power

Australia Concentrated Solar Power contract uses daytime load to access peak prices

SolarReserve's innovative offtake agreement for its 150 MW Aurora CSP plant combines favorable government demand shapes with peak power price exposure and renewable certificate income, Tom Georgis, Senior Vice President of Development at SolarReserve, told New Energy Update. n August, the Government of South Australia awarded U.S. developer SolarReserve [...]

Device could help store energy from concentrated solar power (CSP)

A ceramic-based mechanical pump able to operate at record temperatures of more than 1,400 degrees Celsius (1,673 Kelvin) can transfer high temperature liquids such as molten tin, enabling a new generation of energy conversion and storage systems. The new pump could facilitate high efficiency, low-cost thermal storage, providing a new [...]

Concentrated Solar Power Sparks Jobs, Technology, Investment in Morocco

Concentrated Solar Power, CSP, is huge in Morocco. Literally, it’s huge. Panels almost the size of tennis courts stretch across acres of desert at the 4 Noor plants in Ouarzazate, providing enough power to light up Marrakesh at night. Learn how it’s done, what it means to the Moroccan economy [...]

MENA CSP KIP Webinar: Harnessing opportunities for concentrated solar power in industry

The webinar, taking place online on Wednesday 18th, 2017 at 2pm Dubai time, is free to attend and it is organized by the World Bank MENA CSP Knowledge & Innovation Program. Places are free but limited, offered on a first come first served basis at: http://bit.ly/2fMnd78 Heat and steam generation [...]

2017-10-12T14:59:45+00:00 11-10-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Concentrated Solar Power research site opens in South Australia

The University of South Australia (UniSA) on Tuesday celebrated the launch of a research site for concentrated solar technology, where Aussie firms Precision Components and Heliostat SA will work to design a stronger heliostat and wi-fi control. The Concentrated Solar Research Field in Edinburgh, Adelaide has 25 heliostats of 7.2 [...]

Sandia scientists find the optimal way to mop up surplus solar flux on Concentrated Solar Power towers

Excess solar flux could be harnessed and used to generate additional electricity at a tower CSP plant, by cladding part of the tower containing the receiver with photovoltaic (PV) panels, according to Sandia scientist Cliff Ho. He found that adding PV on the tower could generate over 10 MW, or [...]

The largest stake holder in the largest concentrated solar power plant in Africa called Ouarzazate NOOR

Morocco has a goal to achieve forty two percent of renewable energy target for 2020. And with the current power plants that are operating and some under development cum construction; Morocco is already heading towards the next target for 2030. One of the firms; active in the renewable energy drive [...]

This concentrated solar power plant is totally tubular, & easily transported

The HELIOtube is a radical departure from conventional CSP technology, as it is based around tubes of inflatable plastic film. Instead of directly turning sunlight into electricity, as solar photovoltaic cells do, concentrated solar power systems, which focus a large area of sunlight onto a small area, can be an [...]

2017-10-10T13:43:56+00:00 10-10-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

Bidding on commissioning and O&M for China CGN Solar Delingha 50MW Concentrated Solar Power plant

CGN Solar Delingha 50MW parabolic trough CSP plant is among China 1st batch of 20 pilot CSP projects and leading the construction progress. The bidding on commissioning and O&M services on this project has been launched recently. The announcement says that the bidding documents could be acquired during Sept.30 to [...]

SolarReserve realise 6 Cents Concentrated Solar Power

According to Kevin Smith, the CEO of California-based SolarReserve; the company that is first to sell CSP at 6 cents/kWh, the record-low CSP price was largely due to their receiver and heliostat research. The 150 MW Aurora CSP project will sell power day or night to the South Australian Government [...]

SolarPACES ExCo elects Robert Pitz-Paal as new Chair

Univ.-Prof. Dr-Ing. Robert Pitz-Paal was unanimously appointed as the new Chair of the SolarPACES Executive Committee for the next 2-year term at the 93rd ExCo meeting held October 1st 2017 in Calama (Chile). Pitz-Paal was previously vice chairman of the executive committee of SolarPACES. He has been one of two directors heading the [...]

GlassPoint cuts costs by 55pc at Oman concentrated solar power project

GlassPoint Solar, a leading supplier of solar energy in partnership with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) reduced costs by 55 per cent as the technology scales up from a seven-megawatt (MW) pilot to Miraah, a one-gigawatt solar thermal project under construction on an oilfield in Oman. These savings resulted from [...]

Royal Tech CSP and its 150MW Concentrated Solar Power projects in China

Among China’s 1st batch of 20 pilot CSP projects, Royal Tech CSP Co., Ltd joins two of the 7 parabolic trough plants as developer and co-investor. China Nuclear Royal Tech Urlatech 100MW CSP project is one of the two projects. This 100MW CSP project is located in Inner Mongolia, West [...]