CSP

ENEA alliance and industry for two new concentrated solar power plants in Sicily

The future of thermodynamic solar energy in Italy starts from Sicily, where it was “ideally” born with the burning mirrors of Archimedes from Syracuse. Thanks to the alliance between ENEA and the Italian industry, in fact, the first plant built in Italy that integrates concentrated solar power with photovoltaics will [...]

2020-11-11T13:22:52+00:0011-11-2020|Categorías: Sin categoría|Etiquetas: , , |

POWERCHINA Gonghe 50 MW Concentrated Solar Power Plant Reached Full-load

The operation records show that the highest molten salt temperature at the outlet of the receiver reached 565℃, and the maximum output power of the turbine generator reached 50.12MW. All subsystems were running stably. This project is co-invested by HYDROCHINA and POWERCHINA Northwest Engineering Co., Ltd (PCNWE), and constructed by [...]

Supcon Solar’s Delingha 50 MW Concentrated Solar Power Project breaks Monthly Output record

After steam turbine overhaul,the plant was recovered to full load operation on October 9, 2020. As of 24:00 on November 8, the total monthly output reached 18.4 GWh, which refreshed prior record in Feb, 2020 (17.17GWh), and exceeded average designed output by 6.23GWh (The plant is designed to generate 146GWh/y, [...]

ACWA Power’s Bokpoort Concentrated Solar Power plant breaks African record

ACWA Power, a leading developer, investor and operator of power generation and desalinated water plants worldwide, announced Wednesday that its South African Bokpoort CSP plant has become the first renewable facility in the continent to complete a full week of continuous round the clock operation. Bokpoort CSP set the [...]

In South Africa and Spain, Concentrated Solar Power is Meeting or Exceeding Projected Operation Targets

SolarPACES spoke with Nandu Bhula who has been with the team responsible for the success of ACWA Power’s 50 MW Bokpoort trough Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in South Africa since the start, first as CEO while the project was being built, and currently as Chairman of the Board. Commissioned [...]

EU HiFlex project – Concentrated solar power for sustainable pasta

The production of delicious Italian pasta requires wheat, water and energy. Researchers from the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) are now working on methods to power the production and drying processes as sustainably as possible. Objectives include a reduction in the carbon footprint of the [...]

2020-10-14T18:44:15+00:0014-10-2020|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Etiquetas: , , |

Supcon Solar 50 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant reveals remarkable performance

On Sep. 29, 2020, Mr. Jianxiang Jin, the president and chief engineer of Supcon Solar announced the yearly electricity generation number of Supcon’s 50 MW solar tower plant in Delingha through China Solar Thermal Alliance. “From July 26, 2019 to July 25, 2020 ( which is consistent with the Grid [...]

Concentrated Solar Power generated 2,2% of electricity until September in Spain

Wind power generated 18.2% of electricity in September, solar thermal 2.2% and photovoltaic 6.9%. National electricity demand for September is estimated at 20,598 GWh, 3.3% lower than that registered in the same month of the previous year. If the effects of the calendar and temperatures are taken into account, the [...]

Australia’s first large Concentrated Solar Power plant hinges on Glencore terms

Vast Solar's hybrid Concentrated Solar Power project at the Mount Isa mining town would cut power prices and emissions and offtake talks are "positive," Craig Wood, CEO of Vast Solar, told Reuters Events. In July, Vast Solar announced it was developing a 50 MW hybrid CSP-PV-gas plant in the mining [...]

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: , , |