Concentrated Solar Power

Database of Concentrated Solar Power Projects all around the world

Working with member countries, SolarPACES—Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems—has compiled data on concentrating solar power (CSP) projects around the world that have plants that are either operational, under construction, or under development. CSP technologies include parabolic trough, linear Fresnel reflector, power tower, and dish/engine systems. For individual concentrating solar [...]

New World Bank Program Explores Concentrated Solar Power Potential in Middle East & North Africa

Morocco’s Noor-Ouarzazate Solar complex hosts the launch of the World Bank Middle East & North Africa Concentrated Solar Power Knowledge & Innovation Program. More than 100 senior energy officials from 7 MENA countries have gathered in Ouarzazate, Morocco for the first session of the World Bank Middle East & [...]

Market integration barriers for Concentrated Solar Power development in MENA

ESTELA presentation on "Market integration barriers and support mechanisms for CSP development in MENA" at World Bank Middle East & North Africa Concentrated Solar Power Knowledge and Innovation Program at Energy Market Integration panel by L. Crespo (2017.03.07 in Ouarzazate) For countries, like those in the MENA regions, with [...]

Concentrated Solar Power tower installation costs drop on heliostat innovations, pre-assembly

Innovative heliostat designs, smart software, and pre-assembly installation methods are cutting material and labor costs while competitive tenders are pressuring supply margins, industry experts said. The estimated levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) of CSP plants fell from around $210/MWh in 2010 to $120/MWh in 2015, according to the U.S. Department [...]

2017-03-08T21:38:08+00:00 08-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

SaltX Energy Storage Technology – enabling continuous production from Concentrated Solar Power

An animation of continuous power production from Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) used together with SaltX EnerStore. Solar thermal energy from CSP collectors is stored during daytime in EnerStore and used during night-time for power production. By this, continuous "day and night" power production, is made possible with a CSP [...]

Concentrated Solar Power leaders speak on CSP Focus China Mar.23-24 Beijing

As the most powerful commercial CSP conference for global CSP players, the 7th Annual CSP Focus China 2017 conference will see you soon during Mar23-24 in Beijing! At that time, over 300 attendees, 30 prominent speakers and 20 exhibitors will gather together to witness the progresses of the CSP plants, [...]

2017-03-07T15:03:55+00:00 07-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

World Bank Program Explores Concentrated Solar Power Potential in Middle East & North Africa

Morocco’s Noor-Ouarzazate Solar complex hosts the launch of the World Bank Middle East & North Africa Concentrated Solar Power Knowledge & Innovation Program More than 100 senior energy officials from 7 MENA countries have gathered in Ouarzazate, Morocco for the first session of the World Bank Middle East & North [...]

SolarReserve receives environmental approval for 450 MW 24/7 baseload Concentrated Solar Power plant in Chile

SolarReserve, the industry leader in baseload solar power solutions and advanced solar thermal technology with energy storage, has received environmental approval from the Chilean government to build one of the world’s largest solar projects with energy storage. Rendering of SolarReserve’s 450 MW Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Tamarugal Solar Project [...]

Rayspower Yumen 50 MW Parabolic Trough Concentrated Solar Power project open bid for EPC contractor

On February 28, Rayspower Energy Group Co., Ltd. published the bidding announcement, showing that Rayspower Yumen 50MW parabolic trough CSP project opens bid for EPC contractor of thermal storage island, and the bid deadline is set at March 31, 2017. The bidding announcement shows that this procurement includes heat [...]

2017-03-06T17:39:36+00:00 04-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

China announced the Concentrated Solar Power projects

China National Energy Administration issued a notice on construction of concentrating solar power (CSP) demonstration plants. First, the notice stated that the first group of CSP demo projects was determined by the expert panel, including 20 projects in total, with a total installation capacity is 1.349GW, which is distributed [...]

2017-03-03T23:00:19+00:00 03-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

Video Made in Kern: GlassPoint Solar – ABC 23 KERO – Bakersfield

In a vast area on the western edge of Kern County oil derrick’s dot the land. A network of pipes and production plants fill the backdrop of snowcapped mountains. And in the middle of those familiar signs of oil production, a building that may look out of place, but [...]

EPC tender announced for China CPECC Hami 50 MW MS Tower Concentrated Solar Power project

CPECC Hami 50MW MS Tower CSP project, one of China 1st phase 20 pilot projects is owned and developed by China National Electric Engineering Corporation (CPECC), has been announced to call for EPC contractor. The project is expected to be started this April 20 and commissioned on September 30, [...]

2017-03-02T09:20:50+00:00 28-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

Thermochemical Energy Storage for Concentrated Solar Power using natural limestone

The share of renewable energies is rapidly growing partly in response to the urgent need of mitigating CO2 emissions from fossil fuel power plants. However, cheap and efficient large-scale energy storage technologies are not yet available to allow for a significant penetration of renewable energies into the grid. Recently, it [...]