CSP

Masdar, EDF to build 800 MW hybrid concentrated solar power plant in Morocco

The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen) said the project, which will have a total installed capacity of 800 MW, is the world’s first advanced hybridisation of concentrated solar power (CSP) and photovoltaic (PV) technologies. Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) said its consortium comprising EDF Renewables, a world [...]

Noor III Concentrated Solar Power tower seen as ‘tipping point’ for financing costs

The 150 MW Noor III Concentrated Solar Power tower in Morocco has exceeded performance targets on output and storage integration in the first few months of operation and financing costs for tower storage projects should fall in line with parabolic trough rates going forward, Xavier Lara, Senior Consultant at CSP [...]

EDF and Masdar to build 800 MW concentrated solar power – PV hybrid in Morocco

Combination of PV and concentrated solar power with storage will boost 800 MW plant's flexibility, says winning consortium. The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) has announced – after a competitive international bidding process – that the consortium of EDF (through its subsidiary EDF Renewables), Abu Dhabi Future Energy [...]

Factors behind $4,000 million Concentrated Solar Power Market

Middle East and Africa Concentrated Solar Power Market is set to achieve lucrative growth in coming years owing to increasing investments to meet the needs of the stagnation across the North America and Spain solar industry. >100 MW Concentrated Solar Power Market is set to witness robust growth on account [...]

2019-05-22T13:51:26+00:0022-05-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , |

Dubai Phase 4’s 260m concentrated solar power tower

The development of Phase 4's concentrated solar power tower is 7% ahead of schedule, whilst its solar field is 73% complete. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, managing director and chief executive officer of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), has received a construction update on Phase 4 of the [...]

Sener and Acciona winners at the African Utility Week Awards for Kathu Solar Park project

SENER and ACCIONA, long established companies with a strong presence in Africa, together with Kathu Solar Park RF PTY LTD, have won the Sustainable Renewable Energy Project (10MW+) Award for Kathu Solar Park project at the 2019 African Utility Week Industry Awards held in Cape Town on Wednesday, 15 [...]

2019-05-20T12:18:08+00:0020-05-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , , |

The concentrated solar power and electrical storage in Spain

In Spain there are 18 concentrated solar thermal power plants with storage, 17 of which are 50 MW and have a storage capacity of 7.5 hours at nominal power; another, of 20 MW, has a storage of 15 hours. In total, the equivalent electrical storage capacity is 6,675 MWh with [...]

MD & CEO reviews construction of 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Concentrated Solar Power Park

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has inspected the 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The 4th phase is the largest single-site Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in the world. Based on the Independent Power [...]

2019-05-15T13:46:54+00:0015-05-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Decoding Shams 1-first large commercial Concentrated Solar Power plant in Middle East

Located in western Abu Dhabi, Shams 1 was the largest renewable energy project in operation in the Middle East when launched in 2013, and also the first large-scale commercial concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in that region. Shams 1 features more than 258,000 mirrors mounted on 768 tracking parabolic [...]

Andalusia aims to 25,650 MW of renewable energy between wind energy, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic

The analyzed potential to install renewable energy projects is distributed, by technologies, as follows: 81% corresponds to photovoltaic projects, 8.2% to wind power, 6.3% to solar thermal, 3.5% to investments in offshore wind energy and 0.6% in biomass. The Junta de Andalucía, through the Agency of Finance, Industry and Energy, [...]

Concentrated Solar Power Molten Salt Energy Storage

The new Venture Capital (VC) firm Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) only invests in technologies they vet as both “scientifically feasible at scale” and with the potential to reduce “at least half a gigaton of greenhouse gases every year.” Along with Alfa Laval and Concord New Energy Group, BEV has invested [...]

Acciona-Abengoa consortium celebrates international workers’ day at the Cerro Dominador Concentrated Solar Power Plant

The day, which was celebrated on 1 May, recognised the important health and safety work carried out on the project, as well as those workers whose contribution has helped to bring about greater safety on the project. The consortium formed by ACCIONA and Abengoa to construct the Cerro Dominador solar-thermal [...]

The concentrated solar power generated 2% of electricity in Spain

Renewable energies accounted for 41.9% of electricity demand in Spain in April 2019: wind power 24.8%, solar thermal 2% and photovoltaic 3.4%. Generation structure of April 2019 Wind power generation was the leading technology for monthly electricity production in the Peninsula and represented 24.8% of the total. 41.9% of [...]

2019-05-09T16:16:40+00:0009-05-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |