Concentrated Solar Power

Shanghai Electric Exhibits Concentrated Solar Power Breakthrough

Shanghai Electric Group, a leading multinational power generation and electrical equipment manufacturing conglomerate, delivered a new wave of smart, connected and green integrated solutions and technological breakthroughs to the 24th World Energy Congress (WEC) held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Shanghai Electric Exhibits Breakthrough Smart Energy Technologies at [...]

How Risk Mitigation Finance Can Cut Concentrated Solar Power Costs

Cutting risk in financing will be the next key to further cut Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) costs, according to the author of Non-recourse project financing for concentrated solar thermal power  published in the journal Utilities Policy. Dr. Steven Geroe teaches Energy and Environmental Law and Contract Law at Melbourne’s [...]

2019-09-11T07:56:44+00:0011-09-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Novel Concentrated Solar Power Design Combines the Solar Receiver with Thermal Energy Storage

Among the many international researchers inventing improvements in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), a Chinese-Finnish team has designed an interesting innovation. They propose integrating energy storage in rocks and fan-recirculated hot air into the solar receiver itself. Normally in CSP the thermal energy storage of the solar heat is in molten [...]

6 Concentrated Solar Power projects with 350 MW capacity will be newly built in China this year

A group of large-scale commercial solar thermal power (CSP) plants have been developed and constructed in China since the official announcement of national first batch of 20 demonstration projects and FiT policy accordingly. Three of the Concentrated Solar Power demos were successfully connected to the grid by the end [...]

EnergyNest signs energy storage contract for concentrated solar power

In the global race for energy storage technologies, the Oslo-based start-up EnergyNest takes the lead. In cooperation with the Italian oil & gas major Eni the first thermal energy storage for CO2-free power generation will be built in Sicily, Italy. EnergyNest is headed by Dr. Christian Thiel. Around a dozen [...]

Concentrated Solar Power marks a historical record of generation with 4,269 GWh until September 2019 in Spain

This generation volume is 4.1% higher than the previous record of 2015 (4,102 GWh) and represents 2.67% of the total electricity generated in Spain in the first eight months of the year. In August, the solar thermal input reached about 9% of the generation in a timely manner, with [...]

Eni to produce renewable steam

EnergyNext will deliver an industrial thermal battery system to Eni SpA (BIT:ENI) and deploy it in a project for generating renewable steam at the Italian oil and gas major’s site in Sicily. The goal of the particular project at Eni’s Gela refinery is to connect the thermal battery to [...]

Concentrated solar power accounted for 3.5% of electricity in August in Spain

Wind energy accounted for 19.3% of electricity until August in Spain. In August, 28.1% of the Spanish generation was renewable energy, wind power 12.5%, concentrating solar thermal 3.5% and photovoltaic 4.7%, and more than half did not emit CO2 into the atmosphere. In the first eight months of the [...]

2019-09-04T20:35:14+00:0004-09-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

247Solar and Masen Ink Agreement for First Operational Next Generation Concentrated Solar Power Plant

247Solar Inc., developer of the breakthrough 247Solar Plant™ that operates every hour of the year, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to build its first full-scale system in Ouarzazate, Morocco, in collaboration with Masen, the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy. Masen is responsible for managing [...]

Solar Baseload in the Kalahari: Kathu Solar concentrated solar power plant

A greenfield concentrated solar power (CSP) project with innovative parabolic trough technology and a molten storage system has revitalized a remote region. But the project is also laudable for its social, economic, and environmental commitment to the unique region. The sun is characteristic of everything in Kathu, a dusty [...]

CSP Services’ QFly receives CSPPLAZA Technology Innovation Award 2019

CSP Services received the CSPPLAZA Technology Innovation Award 2019 for the international market application of the QFly drone collector qualification system. Representing also the German Aerospace Center (DLR), which was honored for the system development, CSP Services’ managing director Klaus Pottler received the price from Luis Crespo (President of [...]

Israel inaugurates Negev concentrated solar power plant

The concentrated solar power plant will contribute significantly to Israel’s target of making 10% of the country’s electricity supply renewable by 2020, and 17% by 2030, according to Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz. The largest renewable energy project in Israel, a vast concentrating solar thermal power plant near Ashalim in [...]

Concentrated Solar Power companies providing valves for China solar thermal power plants

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) is an innovative solar power technology and has been taken by countries like Spain, USA, Dubai, Morocco, South Africa, China and India. With the great expansion of new-built power projects and official support, CSP markets especially in China and Middle East & North Africa (MENA) are [...]