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Georgia Tech Faculty Win Research Awards to Advance Concentrated Solar Power

Georgia Institute of Technology researchers are part of a new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) initiative to develop the next generation of concentrated solar power (CSP), a technology that uses heat from the sun to turn power-generating turbines. CSP is an alternative to the better known photovoltaic technology, which produces [...]

Luis Crespo, re-elected president of Protermosolar

The General Meeting of the Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry (Protermosolar), has re-elected unanimously president of Protermosolar for a period of two years. Luis Crespo, who from 2008 to 2016 served as general secretary, was elected president of Protermosolar in 2016. Luis Crespo is a [...]

Iberdrola looking to sell 50-MW Spanish Concentrated Solar Power plant

Spain’s Iberdrola SA (BME:IBE) is seeking a buyer for its 50-MW Puertollano concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in the autonomous community of Castilla-La Mancha, local daily El Economista reports. The newspaper says the particular plant could fetch between EUR 100 million (USD 118m) and EUR 150 million based on [...]

2018-06-12T07:24:00+00:00 12-06-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

TerraForm Power Announces Expected Closing of 100% of Saeta Yield

TerraForm Power, Inc (Nasdaq:TERP) (“TerraForm Power” or the “Company”) today announced that Spain’s National Securities Market Commission (“CNMV”) has confirmed a 95% acceptance of the Company’s tender offer to acquire all of the shares of Saeta Yield, S.A (“Saeta” of “Saeta Yield”). The CNMV also set the closing date [...]

Generative Design of Concentrated Solar Power Towers

In a sense, design is about choosing parameters. All the parameters available for adjustment form the basis of the multi-dimensional solution space. The ranges within which the parameters are allowed to change, often due to constraints, sets the volume of the feasible region of the solution space where the designer [...]

2018-06-08T14:37:12+00:00 08-06-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Concentrated solar power plants would save the system 430 million in 2025 in Spain

The incorporation into the system of 7,000 MW of new solar thermal power with storage would save 430 million euros in the 2025 horizon, without coal plants, with a generation contribution of less than 16% per year for combined cycles and with a pool below 5c € / kWh. This [...]

Develop Cost Efficient CSP, CSH and Thermal Energy Storage to Meet Grid and Industrial Demand

With a 12 year legacy, CSP’s #1 conference will be taking place on 13th-14th November in Madrid having previously been in Seville. Focussing on CSP business development, this event is one not to miss - especially as 2018 will witness the financial close of the world’s largest CSP project. Keen [...]

2018-06-04T14:26:33+00:00 04-06-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

The Concentrated Solar Power contributed 2.7% in Spain in May

Renewables contributed 43.9% in Spain in May: wind 17.2%, solar thermal 2.7% and photovoltaic 4.1%. Generation of the month of May 2018 The peninsular demand for electric power in May is estimated at 20,044 GWh, 1% lower than that registered in the same month of the previous year. If [...]

How to choose for solar Concentrated Solar Power?

In recent years, countries like China, UAE, Morocco, South Africa, Australia, Chile and USA gave bigger support on concentrated solar power (CSP) industry. However, "high cost" is always a big question, for which 2 ways are taken: Expand CSP capacity to realize better scale effet; More devote on R&D to [...]

2018-05-28T10:42:47+00:00 28-05-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Bitcoin Or Not, Here’s Why Concentrated Solar Power Is The New Nuclear

Whoa. File this one under D for Don’t look back, bitcoin may be gaining on you. Bitcoin’s voracious energy-sucking habit is coming into sharper focus, and that could throw a big, fat, old-fashioned monkey wrench into the idea that solar power, wind power, and other renewables can be ramped up [...]

2018-05-26T13:25:47+00:00 26-05-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , |

China to Extend Deadline for Late Concentrated Solar Power Demos

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has announced that the deadline for the first batch of CSP demo projects can be extended to 2020, but with an electricity price reduction mechanism. On May 22, China’s NEA issued a notice on “Promoting the Construction of Solar Thermal Power Demonstration Projects”. The [...]

2018-05-25T12:35:28+00:00 25-05-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Abengoa’s solar thermal plant Xina Solar One, awarded in the Industry Awards of the African Utility Week in South Africa

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructure, energy and water sectors, was awarded, thanks to the solar thermal plant Xina Solar One, in the fifth edition of the Industry Awards, which were held during the 18th annual African Utility Week. [...]

EDF talk on Morocco 800 MW NOOR Midelt Concentrated Solar Power+PV hybrid solar project

The Noor Midelt project is one of the initiatives under the Noor Solar Plan, which aims at producing a total capacity of 2,000 MW by 2020. The first phase of Noor Midelt is expected to consist of two 400MW hybrid concentrated solar power (CSP) and photovoltaic (PV) plants. For each [...]

2018-05-22T12:04:24+00:00 22-05-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , , , , |