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ATA Webinar July 30: The Present and Future of Concentrated Solar Power and Thermal Storage from the European Perspective

How do the big objectives announced by the European Commission turn into actionable projects for renewables and storage of hydrogen in the different country members? Which programs that apply to Concentrated Solar Power and thermal storage are currently being discussed in Brussels? How can CSP and thermal storage become a [...]

FROM GREEN DEAL TO GREEN RECOVERY: A joint initiative of the EU solar industry

View Full Statement  in PDF In early 2020, the proposal of the European Commission to launch a “Green Deal” set an ambitious double objective for the sake of European citizens’ wealth and health : increasing the European contribution to fight climate change while boosting the European economy. Within a few [...]

The Concentrated Solar Thermal Industry supports the Green Recovery Plan through a truly smart sector integration

ESTELA welcomes and supports the endeavour of the European Commission bringing together the Green Deal and the Recovery Plan. This initiative of the Commission constitutes a strong action framework impacting the depth and pace of the decarbonisation of the electricity, industry, and transport sectors. The European Solar Industry is ready [...]

Protermosolar, Luis Crespo retires and passes the baton to Gonzalo Martín

President of the European solar thermal association Estela until last year and of the Spanish Protermosolar since 2016, after serving eight years as the general secretary of this association, which brings together a hundred companies, Luis Crespo has always been linked to renewables and technology . It has done so [...]

How can Concentrated Solar Power contribute to the European Energy Transition?

On the 17th of March (Tue) afternoon, a workshop will be co-organised by SolarPACES and ESTELA on CSP’s contribution to the European energy transition.   How can CSP contribute to the European Energy Transition? Schedule:   15:00 – 17:00     Presentations   Climate change challenges and the role of CSP in [...]

Concentrated Solar Power electricity: an essential building block for the energy transition

Abengoa highlights the key role of hybridization for the energy transition during its participation in COP25. Miguel Méndez Trigo, director of Solar Technology of the company, described it as a key solution for decarbonization during his participation in the "Solar thermal electricity: an essential building block for the energy transition" [...]

Join us at COP25: ESTELA side event “Solar Thermal Electricity: An Essential Building Block for The Energy Transition” – 4 Dec 12:30-14:00, Room Helsinki, Hall 8

This year the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 will take place from 2 to 13 December 2019 at IFEMA, Feria de Madrid, in Spain, under the incoming Presidency of the Government of Chile. The EU and its Member States will take part as Parties to the UN Framework Convention on [...]

STE project survey on Concentrated Solar Power stakeholders mapping

We would like to invite you to take part in the CSP stakeholders mapping survey launched by the HORIZON-STE project to support the creation of consortia that will fulfil the SET-Plan goals by participating in R&I projects and/or First-of-a-Kind plants. HORIZON-STE is a Horizon2020 funded project aiming at supporting the [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]