Concentrated Solar Power

ENEXIO presents innovative cooling technology at North Africa Renewable Energy Summit

People who have to survive years of drought would certainly appreciate some of the rainfall that other regions of the world receive or in general to have more water resources available. That’s why ENEXIO and 12 further organizations are partnering within MinWaterCSP to develop customized, reliable and sustainable solutions [...]

European institutions strike overnight deal on 32% binding renewable energy target

Negotiators from the European Parliament and Member States agreed to increase the EU renewable energy target for 2030 to 32% with a possibility for upward revision in 2023. - This is a significant improvement over the target of at least 27% the European Commission tabled in November [...]

SUPCON Solar introduce 10MW+50MW tower Concentrated Solar Power plant experience to Morocco

As a well-known CSP tower pioneer in China, SUPCON Solar has been devoting into independent R &D of molten salt CSP tower technology, project development and construction, and focusing on CSP key component development for over 8 years. July 2013, SUPCON built 10MW tower CSP project in Delingha, which is [...]

Georgia Tech Faculty Win Research Awards to Advance Concentrated Solar Power

Georgia Institute of Technology researchers are part of a new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) initiative to develop the next generation of concentrated solar power (CSP), a technology that uses heat from the sun to turn power-generating turbines. CSP is an alternative to the better known photovoltaic technology, which produces [...]

Luis Crespo, re-elected president of Protermosolar

The General Meeting of the Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry (Protermosolar), has re-elected unanimously president of Protermosolar for a period of two years. Luis Crespo, who from 2008 to 2016 served as general secretary, was elected president of Protermosolar in 2016. Luis Crespo is a [...]

Africa-Europe concentrated solar power link: a solar land grab?

The “desert solar” idea has been around for some time, and several large concentrated solar power (CSP) projects are now running in North Africa. Morocco, for example, is building a series of CSP arrays covering about 1.4 million square metres, with Noor 1 already generating power from its 160 MW [...]

2018-06-13T16:15:48+00:00 13-06-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

UC San Diego engineer receives award to advance concentrated solar power research

Renkun Chen, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University of California San Diego, has received a $1.18 million dollar award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office to develop technology that can advance next-generation concentrating solar power (CSP) systems. The project is aimed at [...]

Concentrated Solar Power expert Cleanergy changes name and raises USD 11.5m

Cleanergy changes its name to Azelio and accelerates the commercialization of its unique solar energy technology. Azelio can offer distributed electricity at a low cost at all hours of the day, thanks to its unique storage solution. Azelio has just completed a substantially oversubscribed private placement of 100 million [...]

Iberdrola looking to sell 50-MW Spanish Concentrated Solar Power plant

Spain’s Iberdrola SA (BME:IBE) is seeking a buyer for its 50-MW Puertollano concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in the autonomous community of Castilla-La Mancha, local daily El Economista reports. The newspaper says the particular plant could fetch between EUR 100 million (USD 118m) and EUR 150 million based on [...]

2018-06-12T07:24:00+00:00 12-06-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

World Bank Approves Additional Financing for Morocco to Develop a Second Concentrated Solar Power Complex

The World Bank announced today US$125 million in additional support for Morocco’s adoption of innovative solar technology, as part of the national goal of developing the country’s world-class solar and wind energy resources to reduce the dependence on fossil fuels and move toward a green energy future. The additional financing, [...]

World biggest concentrated solar power tower with storage NOORo 3 starts commissioning

The world’s biggest solar tower power plant with molten salt storage has begun commissioning in Morocco, and is scheduled to begin production by October. The 150MW Noor Ouarzazate III solar receiver, with 7.5 hours of molten salt storage is only the second big scale project of its type, and trumps [...]

Concentrated Solar Power GlassPoint partners with Napco

Through its partnership with the National Aluminum Products Company (Napco), Oman’s largest aluminium provider, GlassPoint Solar, continues to generate sustainable in-country value (ICV) within the Sultanate. Building the Miraah solar plant with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), GlassPoint is committed to developing a solar hub in Oman and contributing to the [...]

How sub-Saharan Africa can harness its big electricity opportunities

Electricity lifts people out of poverty and improves their health and standards of living. Yet 1.3 billion of the world's people don't have access to it. And more than half of them are in sub-Saharan Africa. Getting affordable electricity to the sub-Saharan population is a multifaceted challenge. Demand is [...]

2018-06-08T00:39:02+00:00 08-06-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , |