CSP

All MENA Concentrated Solar Power Now 7 Cents or Under

ACWA Power’s latest record-low contract signed with DEWA at just over 7 cents per kWh is no outlier, according to CEO Paddy Padmanathan. CSP is a thermal form of solar that typically includes thermal storage in a power block so that it can generate power at any time, not [...]

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. On September 16, the [...]

Abengoa improves bookings and operating results in the first nine months of 2017

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructure, energy and water sectors, announces financial results for the first nine months of 2017. One of the areas of focus for Abengoa’s management is safety in the workplace. In this sense, during third [...]

2017-11-14T21:12:09+00:00 14-11-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

China Concentrated Solar Power project design & EPC

China’s CSP industry is sparked after the official launching of 1st batch 20 CSP pilot projects and the FiT of RMB 1.15/kWh. Industry demands from plant development, engineering design to equipment procurement and supply continue to rise sharply. As one of the pioneering companies involved in CSP industry, Northwest Electric Power Design Institute [...]

2017-11-14T12:46:27+00:00 14-11-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , |

China Shouhang Dunhuang 100 MW molten salt Solar Tower Concentrated Solar Power pilot project

Beijing Shouhang IHW Resourves Saving Co., Ltd (shorted as Shouhang) is one of the leading solar CSP industry players in China. In 2013, Shouhang monitored Dunhuang’s DNI and started design and construction according to the measured statistics. On December 2016, 138 meters receiver tower was lighted firstly, which marked that, [...]

Who will be leading China 1st batch 20 Concentrated Solar Power pilot projects?

Over 13 months have passed since the official announcement of China 1st batch of 20 pilot solar CSP projects last September. The FiT of RMB 1.15/kWh will be awarded on the condition that the projects would be operational by December 31 2018, leaving quite limited time for the project [...]

2017-11-08T10:25:05+00:00 08-11-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

SolarReserve and Barngarla Partner to Protect and Preserve Aboriginal Heritage

SolarReserve has taken the next step in the development of the Aurora Solar Energy Project, north of Port Augusta, by signing a Heritage Agreement with the native title holders represented by the Barngarla Determination Aboriginal Corporation. The agreement establishes a long-term relationship as part of the development, construction and [...]

Concentrated Solar Power Could Provide the Flexibility and Reliability the U.S. Electric Grid Needs

Every day our power needs fluctuate causing grid operators to make quick decisions to balance the grid. This can happen on hot summer days when people are turning on their air conditioners or in the middle of winter when they crank up the heat. Either way, grid operators must find [...]

Concentrated Solar Power status around the world

There are two types of renewables, someone's are - apparently - cheaper but non-dispatchable, others are - apparently - more expensive but dispatchable, such as Solar Thermal Electricity STE/CSP. Achieving a CO2-free power system will be only possible with a large share of dispatchable renewables. The undisputable arguments for [...]

Who will be leading China 1st batch 20 Concentrated Solar Power pilot projects?

Over 13 months have passed since the official announcement of China 1st batch of 20 pilot Concentrated Solar Power projects last September. The FiT of RMB 1.15/kWh will be awarded on the condition that the projects would be operational by December 31 2018, leaving quite limited time for the project [...]

2017-11-03T11:57:41+00:00 03-11-2017|Categories: Sin categoría|Tags: , , |

Concentrated Solar Power heliostat innovations set to deliver big cost reductions

Concentrated solar power is still in an early-enough stage of maturity that even small breakthroughs in the design and operation of heliostats can slash associated electricity costs. Heliostats typically account for one-third to one-half of the initial capital cost of a new CSP field. Therefore, it is no surprise [...]

2017-11-03T01:26:07+00:00 02-11-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Abengoa to sell 25% stake in Atlantica Yield to Algonquin

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (TSX: AQN)(NYSE: AQN) ("APUC" or "Algonquin") announced today that it has entered into an agreement to create a joint venture ("AAGES") with Seville, Spain-based Abengoa, S.A. (MCE: ABG) ("Abengoa") to identify, develop, and construct clean energy and water infrastructure assets with a global focus. Concurrently [...]

2017-11-02T16:10:36+00:00 02-11-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |