CSP

Northwest Electric Power Design Institute eyes 7 GW Concentrated Solar Power in Xinjiang

Chinese engineering group Northwest Electric Power Design Institute (NWEPDI) is proposing to build a giant 7.4 GW CSP park in Akesai County, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in north-west China, the CSP Plaza news service reported September 8. NWEPDI is already constructing a 50 MW parabolic trough plant in Akesai as [...]

ACWA Power scales up tower-trough design to set record-low Concentrated Solar Power price

The giant 700 MW project in Dubai will combine tower and trough technologies and use scale and local infrastructure synergies to set a new benchmark price of $73/MWh for CSP with storage, Andrea Lovato, ACWA Power's Executive Director of Business Development, told New Energy Update. ACWA Power will use learnings [...]

700 MW concentrated solar power plant in Dubai hits a new record bid with $7.3 cents per KWh

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) awarded the 700MW parabolic trough concentrated solar power (CSP) fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in a Saudi Arabia- China consortium with a record bid of $7.3 cents per KWh. The project is considered the largest concentrated solar [...]

New Solar Collector Tech Could Lower Costs for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

A new solar collector is starting a trend when it comes to concentrating solar power (CSP) technology. For the first time ever, “ganged heliostats” could be a viable option for new CSP systems. Skysun, a startup out of Bay Village, Ohio, developed the new design that could help cut the [...]

Shouhang and CNLNPC investing 15 billion to develop Concentrated Solar Power projects in China

September 13th, announcement released by Beijing Shouhang IHW Resources Saving Technology Co., Ltd. that the company just signed Cooperation Framework Agreement on Jointly Developing CSP Business with CNNP Liaoning Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. (CNLNPC). In the announcement posted late night the same day the agreement is signed, Shouhang cites [...]

Concentrated Solar Power for wastewater treatment

A novel 98 kW Heat2Hydro – Rackam test wastewater treatment system in Surprise, Arizona, was started up this summer. This is a test project which demonstrates the use of solar energy to efficiently dry the sludge byproduct generated from wastewater treatment process and to evaluate the effectiveness of this solution. [...]

South Australia’s concentrated solar power plant gets help from commercial firm

JWS supported the power procurement process that awarded US firm Solar Reserve with the contract to build a $650m 150 MW concentrated solar thermal power plant North of Port Augusta. The solar thermal plant will be the largest of its kind in the world when completed. JWS energy & resources [...]

TuNur Concentrated Solar Power Exports to EU for 10 cents

NurEnergie just applied for the permit to build and export desert solar power to Europe from a gigantic 4.5 GW concentrated solar power (CSP) project with thermal energy storage at an expected price of 10 cents/kWh. NurEnergie’s TuNur project, located near Réjim Maâtoug in Tunisia, would phase in over three stages, [...]

2017-09-18T13:42:47+00:00 18-09-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Dubai to get Concentrated Solar Power Day and Night without subsidy at Lower Cost

ACWA Power awarded 700 MW CSP fourth phase of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park  at a levelised tariff of US $7.30 cents per kilowatt hour; a cost level that competes with fossil fuel generated electricity without subsidy for reliable and dispatchable solar energy through the night. By [...]

Chinese Demonstration Concentrated Solar Power Project Short List Finally Being Released

In September 14th, the National Energy Administration officially released the “Chinese 1 GW Demonstration Project Short List”, with total installed capacity of 1GW, including 9 tower plants, 7 parabolic trough plants and 4 Fresnel plants. a total of 20 projects in the short list of the first batch of [...]

2017-09-14T22:39:44+00:00 14-09-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Up to $62 million will support advances in CSP technologies

In conjunction with the annual Solar Power International conference, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released new research today that shows the solar industry has achieved the 2020 utility-scale solar cost target set by the SunShot Initiative. Largely due to rapid cost declines in solar photovoltaic (PV) hardware, the average [...]

2017-09-13T14:46:26+00:00 13-09-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

LuNeng 50MW Concentrated Solar Power tower EPC bid reopened oversea suppliers win over

September 11th, bid opens again for EPC of the 50MW  CSP tower plant in LuNeng hybrid demonstration project which is scheduled to install in Haixi, 2017. The project is planned to optimize hybrid power with molten salt thermal storage. July 7th, the bid for EPC of the 50MW project was released for the [...]

2017-09-12T12:59:45+00:00 12-09-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

An entirely renewable energy future is possible

A new study finds that countries around the world could shift their economies entirely to renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind and hydroelectric, by the year 2050. The researchers map out the blend of energy sources that each of 139 countries would need to completely switch their energy to [...]