CSP

UA Optics Expertise Fuels $3.7M in US Funding

Robert Norwood, a University of Arizona professor of optical sciences, has been awarded $3.7 million by the Department of Energy's Advance Research Programs Agency to make significant advances in the efficiency of both photovoltaic and concentrated solar power technologies. The agency, known as ARPA-E, selects technology development projects based on [...]

2017-09-26T00:43:08+00:00 26-09-2017|Categories: Sin categoría|Tags: , , |

UAE’s push on concentrated solar power should open eyes across world

The UAE is getting used to setting solar energy records. Dubai’s latest project, awarded last Saturday, follows this pattern. But, as a leap forward in a different type of solar power plant, it has important implications for renewable energy across the region. A joint venture of Saudi Arabia’s Acwa, already [...]

Solar energy to contribute 8% of UAE electric power by 2026

The UAE’s solar energy sector is witnessing steady growth and is expected to account for almost 8 percent of total power capacity by 2026, according to new research. On September 16, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced it had awarded the development of 700MW (megawatt) of concentrated solar power [...]

UAE’s solar outlook following Dubai’s Concentrated Solar Power tender

The launch of the world’s largest concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Dubai has boosted the UAE’s solar energy outlook, BMI Research said on Friday. The research company said it had upgraded its forecast for the sector, expecting solar capacity to expand by an annual average of 55 per cent between 2017 [...]

Dispatchable Solar Concentrated Solar Power Broke Price Records in 2017

Dispatchable solar; the kind of solar that can operate on demand at any time day or night saw prices tumble to astonishing new lows in 2017. From a starting point of 31 cents per kWh in 2006 – this year, four new bids broke low price records culminating in 6 [...]

2017-09-24T14:08:08+00:00 22-09-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Northwest Electric Power Design Institute eyes 7 GW Concentrated Solar Power in Xinjiang

Chinese engineering group Northwest Electric Power Design Institute (NWEPDI) is proposing to build a giant 7.4 GW CSP park in Akesai County, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in north-west China, the CSP Plaza news service reported September 8. NWEPDI is already constructing a 50 MW parabolic trough plant in Akesai [...]

ACWA Power scales up tower-trough design to set record-low Concentrated Solar Power price

The giant 700 MW project in Dubai will combine tower and trough technologies and use scale and local infrastructure synergies to set a new benchmark price of $73/MWh for CSP with storage, Andrea Lovato, ACWA Power's Executive Director of Business Development, told New Energy Update. ACWA Power will use learnings [...]

700 MW concentrated solar power plant in Dubai hits a new record bid with $7.3 cents per KWh

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) awarded the 700MW parabolic trough concentrated solar power (CSP) fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in a Saudi Arabia- China consortium with a record bid of $7.3 cents per KWh. The project is considered the largest concentrated solar [...]

New Solar Collector Tech Could Lower Costs for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

A new solar collector is starting a trend when it comes to concentrating solar power (CSP) technology. For the first time ever, “ganged heliostats” could be a viable option for new CSP systems. Skysun, a startup out of Bay Village, Ohio, developed the new design that could help cut the [...]

Shouhang and CNLNPC investing 15 billion to develop Concentrated Solar Power projects in China

September 13th, announcement released by Beijing Shouhang IHW Resources Saving Technology Co., Ltd. that the company just signed Cooperation Framework Agreement on Jointly Developing CSP Business with CNNP Liaoning Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. (CNLNPC). In the announcement posted late night the same day the agreement is signed, Shouhang cites [...]

Concentrated Solar Power for wastewater treatment

A novel 98 kW Heat2Hydro – Rackam test wastewater treatment system in Surprise, Arizona, was started up this summer. This is a test project which demonstrates the use of solar energy to efficiently dry the sludge byproduct generated from wastewater treatment process and to evaluate the effectiveness of this solution. [...]

South Australia’s concentrated solar power plant gets help from commercial firm

JWS supported the power procurement process that awarded US firm Solar Reserve with the contract to build a $650m 150 MW concentrated solar thermal power plant North of Port Augusta. The solar thermal plant will be the largest of its kind in the world when completed. JWS energy & resources [...]

TuNur Concentrated Solar Power Exports to EU for 10 cents

NurEnergie just applied for the permit to build and export desert solar power to Europe from a gigantic 4.5 GW concentrated solar power (CSP) project with thermal energy storage at an expected price of 10 cents/kWh. NurEnergie’s TuNur project, located near Réjim Maâtoug in Tunisia, would phase in over three stages, [...]

2017-09-18T13:42:47+00:00 18-09-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |