CSP

Significant progress made on 100MW parabolic trough Ilanga Concentrated Solar Power plant

100MW parabolic trough concentrated solar power plant Ilanga CSP 1, together with Xina Solar One is among the Round 3 CSP projects under South African Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP). As Siyabonga Mbanjwa, Managing Director-South Africa in SENER shares on social media, significant [...]

DOE Announces $72M For Next-Gen Concentrated Solar Power Research

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $72 million for new projects to advance high-temperature concentrated solar power (CSP) technologies. These projects will extend previous research on high-temperature components, develop them into integrated assemblies, and test these components and systems through a wide range of operational conditions. CSP technologies use [...]

Abengoa selected as the technological partner in the construction of the world’s largest Concentrated Solar Power complex in Dubai

The project is a part of Phase 4 of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which is developed by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) in cooperation with the Arabian Company for Water and Power Project (ACWA Power). The company has been selected by Shanghai Electric [...]

Abengoa joins over 1000 MW concentrated solar power projects in Middle East & Africa

As a gloabl leader in the development and technological consultancy of concentrated solar power (CSP) projects,  Abengoa is actively present in the high growth market of the Middle East and Afirca, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Morocco, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Israel, Jordan and Egypt. Till now, [...]

Abengoa will launch its third large-scale concentrated solar power plant in South Africa on May 18

Spanish multinational Abengoa will officially launch its third large-scale solar thermal plant in South Africa on May 18, near Pofadder in the Northern Cape. It is expected to have an impact on the local community and demonstrate the viability of renewable energy as a sustainable source of electricity. The parabolic [...]

South Africa urged to consider Concentrated Solar Power -PV blend to lower cost of dispatchable solar generation

International technology and infrastructure group Abengoa, which has developed a portfolio of three concentrated solar power (CSP) projects in South Africa, believes blending CSP with solar photovoltaic (PV) technology is the logical next step for lowering CSP costs, while also producing dispatchable solar power. The Spanish group recently completed construction [...]

A Word with Pancho Ndebele, Founder & CEO of Emvelo, Chairman of the Southern Africa Solar Thermal and Electricity Association (SASTELA)

Renewable energy entrepreneur and CSP pioneer in South Africa, Pancho Ndebele, talks about the prospects of Concentrating Solar Power and highlights lessons that other countries could draw from South Africa’s renewable energy experience. By Carlos Márquez CM. South Africa ran its renewable energy procurement program, that included 600 MW [...]

Abengoa is awarded two new concentrated solar power projects in China

Abengoa provide the technology and develop the engineering to the LuNeng Haixi 50 MW solar thermal tower plant project, in the Qinghai province. The company will also be responsible for providing the technology and engineering for the Royal Tech Yumen project for a 50 MW solar thermal parabolic trough [...]

U.S. Secretary of Energy announces $24 million in Concentrated Solar Power R&D funding

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has announced up to $105.5 million in funding for solar energy research and development, including a substantial portion for CSP research. Under the plan, the Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office will invest $24 million in 21 concentrating solar power projects. These projects [...]

Molten salt thermal storage market will dominate in 2018

The energy storage market is being swept by a wave of disruptive technologies and business models with companies looking to capitalize on this lucrative sector. Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis, Global Energy Storage Market Outlook, 2018, finds that the total installed capacity will grow 15.9 percent between 2017 and 2018, [...]

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Stellio-Heliostat Prototype at the Experimental Concentrated Solar Power Plant in Jülich

Since 2011, a test solar thermal power plant has been installed at the experimental solar power plant facility in Jülich, located near Cologne, Germany. The facility is managed by the Institute for Solar Research of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). It serves to test and further improve the solar thermal [...]

2018-04-30T20:05:13+00:00 30-04-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Innovative solutions on the reduction of water consumption in Concentrated Solar Power plants

Concentrated solar power (CSP) is a promising electricity generation technology full of growing potential. However, traditional wet-cooled CSP plants often consume a large amount of water which especially causes a challenge in arid areas where water resources are scarce. The International Conference on “Reduction of water consumption in CSP plants” [...]

2018-04-30T14:34:05+00:00 30-04-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Water and concentrated solar power (CSP)

International Conference REDUCTION OF WATER CONSUMPTION IN CSP PLANTS presents innovative solutions in mirror cleaning, cooling systems, simulations. Concentrated solar power (CSP) is a promising electricity generation technology full of growing potential. However, traditional wet-cooled CSP plants often consume a large amount of water which especially causes a challenge [...]