CSP

Three Concentrated Solar Power plants in Chile could generate electricity 24 hours a day

The Chilean government recently gave the go-ahead on a massive solar thermal plant that is expected to produce electricity 24 hours a day, seven days a week—a considerable feat for a plant that depends solely on solar energy. The plant, proposed for a site in Chile’s Tamarugal province, would [...]

Database of Concentrated Solar Power Projects all around the world

Working with member countries, SolarPACES—Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems—has compiled data on concentrating solar power (CSP) projects around the world that have plants that are either operational, under construction, or under development. CSP technologies include parabolic trough, linear Fresnel reflector, power tower, and dish/engine systems. For individual concentrating solar [...]

Market integration barriers for Concentrated Solar Power development in MENA

ESTELA presentation on "Market integration barriers and support mechanisms for CSP development in MENA" at World Bank Middle East & North Africa Concentrated Solar Power Knowledge and Innovation Program at Energy Market Integration panel by L. Crespo (2017.03.07 in Ouarzazate) For countries, like those in the MENA regions, with [...]

Concentrated Solar Power tower installation costs drop on heliostat innovations, pre-assembly

Innovative heliostat designs, smart software, and pre-assembly installation methods are cutting material and labor costs while competitive tenders are pressuring supply margins, industry experts said. The estimated levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) of CSP plants fell from around $210/MWh in 2010 to $120/MWh in 2015, according to the U.S. Department [...]

2017-03-08T21:38:08+00:00 08-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Suunpower and EnergyNest enter partnership for cost reduction in Concentrated Solar Power in China

Taking a leading role in shaping China’s energy systems, Suunpower has a successful track record in various power generation as well as industrial energy efficiency projects. Now focusing on EPC activities for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) projects within China’s ambitious 5-year plan, Suunpower is deeply engaged in the execution of [...]

2017-03-08T21:06:28+00:00 08-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , , |

Concentrated Solar Power leaders speak on CSP Focus China Mar.23-24 Beijing

As the most powerful commercial CSP conference for global CSP players, the 7th Annual CSP Focus China 2017 conference will see you soon during Mar23-24 in Beijing! At that time, over 300 attendees, 30 prominent speakers and 20 exhibitors will gather together to witness the progresses of the CSP plants, [...]

2017-03-07T15:03:55+00:00 07-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

SolarReserve receives environmental approval for 450 MW 24/7 baseload Concentrated Solar Power plant in Chile

SolarReserve, the industry leader in baseload solar power solutions and advanced solar thermal technology with energy storage, has received environmental approval from the Chilean government to build one of the world’s largest solar projects with energy storage. Rendering of SolarReserve’s 450 MW Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Tamarugal Solar Project [...]

Rayspower Yumen 50 MW Parabolic Trough Concentrated Solar Power project open bid for EPC contractor

On February 28, Rayspower Energy Group Co., Ltd. published the bidding announcement, showing that Rayspower Yumen 50MW parabolic trough CSP project opens bid for EPC contractor of thermal storage island, and the bid deadline is set at March 31, 2017. The bidding announcement shows that this procurement includes heat [...]

2017-03-06T17:39:36+00:00 04-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

How South Australia can function reliably while moving to 100% renewables

Despite the criticism levelled at South Australia over its renewable energy ambitions, the state is nevertheless aiming to be carbon neutral by mid-century), which will mean moving to 100% renewable electricity over the next 15-20 years. The biggest challenge will be meeting the 2-3 hours of peak demand during the [...]

2017-02-23T09:00:07+00:00 23-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Saudi Arabia invites bids for 700MW renewable energy projects

Saudi Arabia has invited pre-qualification bids from leading global and regional construction companies to develop 700MW renewable energy projects under the first phase of its National Renewable Energy Programme, said a report. The Phase One projects include a 300 MW solar facility at Sakaka in the kingdom’s northern Al Jouf [...]

2017-02-23T08:56:02+00:00 23-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Middle East develops 1.3 GW of Concentrated Solar Power projects

Around 1.3 GW of CSP capacity is under development in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), according to a new report from the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA). Projects are at bidding stage in Morocco, Iran, Kuwait and United Arab Emirates (UAE), while projects are planning stage in [...]

2017-02-22T16:06:13+00:00 22-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

300 global key CSP players gather in March Beijing CSP Focus China 2017

At the timing of China pilot CSP projects development, CSP Focus are inviting global solar CSP industry peers to gather during March 23-24 in Beijing, witness the progresses of the CSP plants, get the freshest news on policy and market, share the most advanced technologies and products, meet old friends [...]

2017-02-22T11:29:21+00:00 21-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |