CSP

Abengoa advances in the construction of the world’s largest concentrated solar power complex in Dubai

The company has just celebrated the completion of the first solar field of the three 200 MW parabolic trough plants which is building in phase IV of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MBR) Solar Park, in the United Arab Emirates. Its construction has involved the installation and assembly of [...]

Cerro Dominador Eyes on More Concentrated Solar Power projects in Chile

Chile has abundant solar resources. The Cerro Dominador project currently under construction is the first commercial CSP station in South America. The power station has an installed capacity of 110MW, with molten salt tower technology and a heat storage system, and can realize 24-hour uninterrupted power generation. The global [...]

Concentrated Solar Power New Builts to Revive in Spain

Spain’s National Energy and Climate Program (PNIEC) is expected to restart the development and construction of CSP projects that have been silent for 7 years, with up to new 5GW of CSP installed capacity to be added in the local energy matrix from 2020 to 2030. This news is like [...]

2020-09-23T11:53:54+00:0023-09-2020|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Etiquetas: , , |

Xavier Lara on How Spain’s Q4 Auction Can Achieve the 5 GW of Concentrated Solar Power it Wants

Spain’s National Energy and Climate Plan, the PNIEC (Plan Nacional de Industria, Energia y Clima) includes a desired 5 GW of Concentrated Solar Power added to its existing 2.3 GW, with 2.5 GW in a first tranche from 2021 to 2025 and a second 2.5 GW from 2026 to [...]

2020-09-17T18:31:32+00:0017-09-2020|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , , |

Sener sells three Concentrated Solar Power plants in Seville and Cádiz to the Qualitas fund

Q-Energy, the energy investment vehicle of Qualitas Equity (former Fotowatio investor), has bought from Sener and Masdar -subsidiary of Mubadala- the Concentrated Solar Power Torresol Energy Investments S.A. (“Torresol Energy”), owner of three solar thermal plants in Spain with a total capacity of 120 MW located in Seville and [...]

Concentrated Solar Power towers’ impact on birdlife lower than expected

A study conducted by Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of AgriSciences has found that the 50 MW Khi Solar One Concentrated Solar Power facility, near Upington, is impacting on the surrounding bird life, but not to the extent expected. It is also possible to reduce the impact that concentrating solar power (CSP) [...]

2020-09-11T18:40:18+00:0011-09-2020|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría|Etiquetas: , , , |

Aurora project may still include concentrated solar power as 1414 signs with Vast Solar

The once languishing Aurora Solar Energy Project has taken another important step forward this week after developer 1414 Degrees announced it may add modular concentrated solar power to the project’s current proposed mix of solar PV, battery storage and 1414’s proprietary thermal storage. Aurora was supposed to be the location [...]

High Temparature concentrated solar power plan with particle receiver and direct thermal storage

Clean solar energy with storage can help Europe reduce emissions and deliver a secure and cost-effective electricity supply. EU-funded research suggests that fluidised crystal particles trump molten salts as the heat transfer and storage medium. © Gilles Flamant Current state of the art concentrated solar power (CSP) plants use central [...]

ACWA Power participates in leading Concentrated Solar Power industry event

Headquartered in Saudi Arabia, ACWA Power is a developer, investor and operator of a portfolio of power generation and desalinated water production plants with a presence in 11 countries in the Middle East and North Africa, Southern Africa and South-East Asia regions. In recent years, ACWA Power has actively been [...]

ACWA Power closes financing of 900 MW fifth phase of solar power project in Dubai

ACWA Power has announced financial close for the 900 MW fifth phase of the giant Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai, and revealed the bevy of international lenders that will be behind the $564 million facility. ACWA on Thursday announced Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank would be [...]

The demand for electricity in Spain decreases 2.4% in August

37.8% of the monthly generation was of renewable origin: wind energy 15.8%, concentrated solar power 3.5% and photovoltaic 8%. 61.2% was produced from technologies that do not emit equivalent CO2. The demand for electricity decreased in the Balearic Islands by 19.7% and in the Canary Islands by 8% compared [...]

2020-09-03T11:04:45+00:0003-09-2020|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Etiquetas: , , , , |

Shanghai Electric Wins Contract for Fifth Phase of Dubai Solar Park

ACWA Power of Saudi Arabia has appointed Shanghai Electric Group as the engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) contractor to deliver the fifth phase project of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai with capacity of 900 MW. The Solar Park project is the largest single-site solar power [...]

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) technology is being successfully applied to treat wastewater

Wastewater treatment is an increasingly complex and resource intensive process. Many operators of wastewater processing plants have been looking for ways to lower their OPEX costs while using less resources and reducing the carbon print to carry out their cleaning process. Three systems have been developed and installed in [...]