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Oman mulls thermal concentrated solar power project

The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) — the sole procurer of new electricity and water capacity under the Sector Law — is mulling plans to set up the first-ever solar thermal project to support the future energy requirements of the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Duqm. The [...]

Suppliers List of China 13 Key Concentrated Solar Power Projects

As CSP Focus keeps reporting, 3 of China 1st phase of 20 demonstration Concentrated Solar Power proejcts have been successfully connected to the grid in the second half year of 2018, which are CGN Delingha 50MW Parabolic Trough Project, Shouhang Dunhuang 100MW Molten Salt Parabolic Trough Project and Supcon Delingha [...]

2019-07-16T07:54:32+00:0016-07-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Abengoa receives in China the CSP Technology Innovation Award 2019

This is an annual prize, awarded within the framework of the CSPPlaza 2019 conference, which recognizes companies that have made major breakthroughs in Concentrated Solar Power technological innovation and application over the past year. The company was awarded thanks to the results obtained in a new type of parabolic trough [...]

The UAE secures its place in the sun flexing its PV and Concentrated Solar Power muscle

UAE's solar power footprint is expanding in a dramatic way- Here's how and why. Built at the cost of almost $900 million, the Noor Abu Dhabi solar plant contains 3.2 million solar panels and will produce 1.17 gigawatts of power. The Dubai’s Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is [...]

Morocco: The pre-qualification phase for the Noor Midelt II Concentrated Solar Power project launched

The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen) has just launched a call for pre-qualification (RfQ) for the second plant of the Noor Midelt solar complex (Noor Midelt II), as part of the development of the solar complex Noor Midelt. This call, which also comes after the auction of the [...]

Could China’s Global Grid Idea Help Grow Concentrated Solar Power?

China has an ambitious proposal for a global HVDC grid to transfer renewable energy throughout the world. Interconnected regional electricity networks would be connected to a backbone of HVDC lines that would become a globe-spanning super grid by 2050. Advancing the idea is China’s Global Energy Interconnection Development and [...]

CSP Madrid 2019 | 19-20 November 2019 | Hotel NH Madrid Ventas

2019 at the European hub for the global solar thermal industry: 2018 demonstrated a decline in Concentrated Solar Power costs (26% reduction) and a rise in capacity factors (up to 45%). With intermittent renewable penetration growing in global grid systems, now is the time to secure your company’s future [...]

2019-07-09T00:42:00+00:0008-07-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , |

Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets a historical generation record in the first half of 2019 in Spain

Solar thermal power has set a record for electricity generation, surpassing 2,801 GWh in the first half of 2019, which represents a generation volume 19.3% higher than the historical average, according to the REE data collected by Protermosolar, the Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry, which [...]

The Concentrated Solar Power generated 3.9% of electricity in Spain in June

Renewable energies generated 38.4% of electricity until June in Spain: wind energy 21.4%, solar thermal 2.2% and photovoltaic 3.5%. In June, wind power accounted for 15.6%, concentrated solar power for 3.9% and photovoltaic for 4.3%. Wind turbines generated 27,229 GWh of electricity in the first half of the year (21.4% [...]

China’s Silk Road Fund acquires 49% of ACWA Power Renewable Energy

China's Silk Road Fund has purchased a 49% stake in ACWA Power Renewable Energy (ACWA Power RenewCo), the Saudi Arabian group announced June 23. ACWA Power is a leading solar and wind developer in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and the dominant developer of CSP plants in [...]

Kuwait eyes up to 400 MW of Concentrated Solar Power

Kuwait has expanded its 2030 renewables target at the Shagaya renewable energy complex to 4 GW but Concentrated Solar Power developers will have to wait until a third phase of development, due online in 2025-26, to secure projects, Osamah Alsayegh, Executive Director of Energy & Building Research Center at KISR, [...]

2019-07-03T16:57:45+00:0003-07-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

LOINTEK expands its Urduliz plant with three new industrial units

The Biscay-based company LOINTEK, a manufacturer of large, high-tech industrial equipment adapted to the unique needs of its clients, has been awarded a disused industrial property by public tender. The site belongs to Biscay Council and was previously owned by Mecánica de la Peña, whose current facilities are adjacent to [...]

2019-07-02T15:53:00+00:0002-07-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

China To Dominate Concentrated Solar Power Revival in Long Term

Concentrated Solar Power is the technology which uses mirrors to concentrate the sun’s energy to drive traditional steam turbines or engines that create electricity. The thermal energy concentrated in a CSP plant can be stored and used to produce electricity when it is needed, day or night. Concentrated solar [...]