CSP

Vast Solar seeks funding for 50 MW Concentrated Solar Power, PV hybrid in Australia

Australian concentrated solar power (CSP) specialist Vast Solar plans to develop a hybrid project that comprises a 30 MW CSP facility with 10 hours of storage and a 20 MW PV plant, and to make this happen it needs to secure $75 million. The company said it was already [...]

Key Concentrated Solar Power project developers & EPCs in China solar thermal power industry

With the rise of China concentrated solar power (CSP) industry, especially after the launch of 1st batch of 20 demonstration projects in the year of 2016, an increasing number of Chinese local companies have been entering such an emerging new energy market, trying to get some share of this “big [...]

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Vs Photovoltaic (PV)

Which solar energy technology will prevail? Concentrated Solar Power or Photovoltaic?  In review of the latest developments in renewable, solar energy technologies one can establish that the answer to this question is rather controversial. In search of recent developments in the US energy industry and global economic and financial markets [...]

2019-02-22T22:22:00+00:0022-02-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , |

Protermosolar confirms that in 2030 the contribution of renewables to electricity generation in Spain could be 84% at a cost of less than € 5c / kWh

Protermosolar incorporates the 2018 data to its report and corroborates the importance of concentrated solar power in electrical decarbonization. The balanced distribution between photovoltaic and concentrated solar power would allow to supply the demand also at night and reduce the amount of discharges, all at a lower cost than [...]

Concentrated solar power with steam turbines from Siemens

Siemens steam turbines are the most often used power generation product in solar thermal power plants. Siemens steam turbines are reliably operating in all common concentrated solar power (CSP) plant types. Concentrated solar thermal power is worldwide becoming a more and more important source for power generation. The reasons for [...]

Aalborg CSP signs 600 MWe order with Shanghai Electric for no-leaks steam generation systems to Dubai Concentrated Solar Power project

The record-breaking Dubai 700MW CSP+250 MW PV Hybrid Project developed by ACWA POWER, with Shanghai Electric Group Corporation as EPC, will use the Steam Generation Systems based on header-and-coil technology from Aalborg CSP after signature of a 600 MWe order for delivery of 42 heat exchangers and pressure vessels. The [...]

China largest parabolic trough Concentrated Solar Power plant foresees completion this year

As one of the first batch of 20 pilot Concentrated Solar Power projects, CSNP Royal Tech Urat 100MW Parabolic Trough CSP Project is the largest trough plant within the pilot projects and the only remaining pilot project located in Inner Mongolia province. Following the first CGN Delingha 50MW parabolic trough [...]

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) – from niche to winning technology

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants initially won their place on the market thanks to government subsidies. Current trends reveal, however, that development efforts have meanwhile pushed this technology in combination with photovoltaic (PV) installations to competitive parity with fossil power generation. Global ordered capacity all steam turbine manufactures, Source: [...]

China Stumbles on Path to Concentrated Solar Power Supremacy

In the final days of 2018 a 100-megawatt Concentrated Solar Power plant capable of running around-the-clock, 365-days-a-year connected to the Northwest China regional power grid. It was a race against time to commission the plant in temperatures as low as -20 celsius—and one that Concentrated Solar Power plant designer and [...]

MENA solar power set to see $15bn new projects in next five years

The solar power market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is now worth $20 billion, with projects valued at $5 billion now up and running, according to new research. The 2019 Solar Outlook Report said another $15 billion of projects are set to come online in the region [...]

2019-02-15T11:53:14+00:0015-02-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Engie completes its first Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant

Engie has started commercial operation at its 100 MW Kathu Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in South Africa, the French group's first CSP plant, the company announced February 6. The 12 billion-rand ($875 million) Kathu plant incorporates parabolic trough technology with 4.5 hours of molten salt thermal energy storage. Engie [...]

Concentrated Solar Power heat exchanger breakthrough could lead to 20% cost reduction

U.S. researchers have developed a heat exchanger material for advanced high-temperature Concentrated Solar Power plants that can be manufactured at lower costs than existing materials, project leaders told New Energy Update. Higher-temperature Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant designs have been become a key research area for developers seeking to cut [...]

2019-02-13T12:20:55+00:0013-02-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

China finish feasibility study of another 3 GW CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) projects

111 CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) projects with total capacity of 9 GW took part in the application of the 1st batch of 1.349 GW China 20 Concentrated Solar Power pilot projects in September 2016. Till now, two and half years have passed, and three of the 1st batch demonstration projects [...]