Concentrated Solar Power

Ph.D. Student within Energy Technology – group for concentrated solar power

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. [...]

2017-02-27T10:52:23+00:00 27-02-2017|Categories: Sin categoría|Tags: |

Hybrid Microgrid in Italy to Include Concentrated Solar Power

Development is underway on the Italian island of Sardinia of a 1.2 MW hybrid microgrid that incorporates concentrating solar power (CSP), a diversion from the more common use of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels in microgrids. CSP condenses the sun’s rays into a small area, typically through use of mirrors or [...]

Middle East develops 1.3 GW of Concentrated Solar Power projects

Around 1.3 GW of CSP capacity is under development in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), according to a new report from the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA). Projects are at bidding stage in Morocco, Iran, Kuwait and United Arab Emirates (UAE), while projects are planning stage in [...]

2017-02-22T16:06:13+00:00 22-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Chinese Concentrated Solar Power developers hire foreign advisors

China awarded its first batch of 20 CSP projects in September 2016, including nine solar towers, seven parabolic trough plants and four Linear Fresnel plants. The projects must be completed by the end of 2018 to be eligible for the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) of 1.15 yuan/kWh ($0.17/kWh). This gave developers [...]

2017-02-22T22:21:59+00:00 22-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

Royal Tech 100 MW Trough Concentrated Solar Power project launched bid opening

Report from CSPPLAZA: On the morning of February 20, Inner Mongolia Royal Tech New Energy Co., Ltd. Urat 100MW parabolic trough CSP project launched its bid opening for steam turbine, generator, steam generation unit and heat exchanger. There are total 19 companies participated in this bidding. Only technical bid [...]

2017-02-22T15:52:07+00:00 22-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

Central receiver and linear systems will contribute to achieve lower Concentrated Solar Power costs

ESTELA, the European Association for Solar Thermal Electricity, welcomes the technical report “Concentrating Solar Power Gen3 Demonstration Roadmap” released in January 2017 by NREL[1] in the context of the SunShot Initiative – a program launched in 2011 in the U.S. aiming at making solar thermal electricity cost-competitive with power [...]

2017-02-16T17:43:40+00:00 16-02-2017|Categories: Sin categoría|Tags: |

South Australia energy minister offers hope for Concentrated Solar Power and storage

The threat of three state Liberal parties to unwind the renewable energy targets in South Australia, Victoria and Queensland has elicited an encouraging response from SA energy minister Tom Koutsantonis about the attraction of solar thermal energy as a “dispatchable” energy source. The Liberal party in SA, led by [...]

Update on SUPCON Delingha 50MW solar Concentrated Solar Power tower project in China

SUPCON Delingha 50MW CSP molten salt tower project (6 hours storage), one of China 1st Phase 20 pilot CSP projects (9 tower), welcomed its turbine bidding yesterday on Feb.13. Four bidders were invited for this tender, which covers steam turbine, generator, auxiliary equipment, and services like installation and commissioning. Results [...]

2017-02-14T09:08:18+00:00 14-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Saudi Arabia plans to develop Concentrated Solar Power

Saudi Arabia plans to launch its first bid round for 700 MW of solar and wind projects in the coming weeks, Khalid Al-Falih the country’s minister of energy announced in Abu Dhabi on January 16.The new renewable energy tenders will be split into three rounds and CSP projects will be [...]

Port Augusta community group wants action on Concentrated Solar Power

Repower Port Augusta is calling on the state and federal government to make a Solar Thermal Power Station in Port Augusta a reality. The call follows around 90,000 Adelaide metropolitan homes and businesses being without power on Wednesday night, February 8. In a February 9 press conference, South Australian [...]

Exploring Ivanpah Concentrated Solar Power

This month the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating Station enters its fourth year of producing clean energy for California’s electricity grid. The sprawling site, located in California’s Mojave Desert, spans 3,500 acres and features one of the world’s most innovative and fascinating power production facilities. For Ivanpah’s third anniversary, we [...]

World’s largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant switches on in the Sahara

Morocco has switched on what will be the world's largest concentrated solar power plant. The new site near the city of Ouarzazate -- famous as a filming location for Hollywood blockbusters like "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Gladiator" -- could produce enough energy to power over one million homes by [...]

Concentrated Solar Power plants with 10+ hours of built in storage are available now

A Renewable Energy Target which rewards all generated MWhs equally has driven the successful uptake of the cheapest technologies for creating MWhs – what a surprise! Building large LNG export plants connected to the East Coast gas system has pulled gas prices up to world parity – what a [...]

2017-02-07T11:02:18+00:00 07-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , |