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Mr. Jose Luis Martinez Dalmau is elected as new President of ESTELA

Following the announcement of Dr. Luis Crespo to retire, the General Assembly of the European Solar Thermal Electricity Association (ESTELA), elected Mr. Jose Luis Martinez Dalmau as new President of ESTELA for a 2-year term. Together with the President election, the Executive Committee of the Association was also newly mandated. [...]

ESTELA welcomes the proposed “Integrated National Energy and Climate Plans” from the Spanish government

ESTELA welcomes the “Integrated National Energy and Climate Plans” recently sent by the Spanish government under the Governance 2030 Regulation covering the ten-year period 2021 to 2030. In Spain, the draft National “Integrated National Energy and Climate Plans” (NECPs) has been approved by the Spanish Council of Ministers and [...]

2019-03-07T06:34:46+00:0006-03-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Luis Crespo, reelected unanimously president of ESTELA

Luis Crespo, chairman of Protermosolar, has been unanimously re-elected president of the European Association of the Solar Temoelectric Industry (ESTELA), in the general assembly of the association held in Brussels. Luis Crespo has been chosen for a new period of two years. At the general meeting of ESTELA, Luis Crespo [...]

2018-01-24T12:29:32+00:0024-01-2018|Categories: Sin categoría|Tags: , , , , |

The concentrated solar power is the renewable alternative that can be managed for the energy transition

Solar thermal power plants already offer below 6 cents per kWh.  CSP Today, with the collaboration of Protermosolar and ESTELA, organizes the XI International Summit of Thermoelectric Solar Concentration, an event of the concentrated solar power sector, which takes place in Seville today and tomorrow. The president of Protermosolar and [...]

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 [...]

ESTELA welcomes ENGIE as new member of Concentrated Solar Power industry

ESTELA proudly welcomes ENGIE as new member. ENGIE is a major actor in the energy world committed to responsible growth of its businesses in response to the central challenges of the energy transition towards a low-carbon economy: providing access to sustainably generated energy, combating climate change, reducing its effect [...]

2017-09-29T11:35:09+00:0028-09-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

The concentrated solar power will replace the natural gas combined cycle

Luis Crespo: "The concentrated solar power plants will replace the combined cycles as backup technology to guarantee the electricity supply". For the president of Estela and Protermosolar, the combination of renewable renewable energy (wind, etc.) with thermosolar allows a mix of 100% renewable generation at a competitive cost. Luis [...]

Record-Breaking Cost Reduction for Concentrated Solar Power Generation

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced on 4 June the prices offered from four consortia for the 200-MW fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park. The lowest bid for the Solar Thermal Electricity (STE) project came in at 9.45 US cents/kWh (approx. 8.4 [...]

Market integration barriers for Concentrated Solar Power development in MENA

ESTELA presentation on "Market integration barriers and support mechanisms for CSP development in MENA" at World Bank Middle East & North Africa Concentrated Solar Power Knowledge and Innovation Program at Energy Market Integration panel by L. Crespo (2017.03.07 in Ouarzazate) For countries, like those in the MENA regions, with [...]

ESTELA half-day workshop: “How political commitment drives the STE/CSP deployment worldwide»

ESTELA, the European Solar Thermal Electricity Association, is organising a half-day workshop “How Political Commitment Drives the STE/CSP Deployment Worldwide” on the 12th January 2017.   We are pleased to invite you to our event and join us for the discussion on how political commitment driving the STE/CSP deployment [...]

2017-01-05T21:26:59+00:0004-01-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

LCOE of STE plants is much lower than LCOE of PV plants with 6 hours battery storage, by Luis Crespo

RES technologies account for most of the new capacity additions in the last years at world level and this trend will increase exponentially in the near future. Sooner than later the share of new yearly renewable capacity at world level will be above 95%. PV and Wind are currently “skimming” [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:43+00:0010-11-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Solar Thermal Electricity is back on EU’s political agenda

It is with great pleasure that we would like to invite you to ESTELA’s upcoming Solar Thermal Electricity workshop on the 29th Sept 2016 in Brussels. Please find attached our event announcement or download from here. This year, ESTELA would like to draw your attention to the new STE Initiative [...]

2016-12-27T14:57:03+00:0015-07-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |