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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+00:00 04-01-2017|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+00:00 10-11-2016|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+00:00 15-07-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

ESTELA | EU-Solaris workshop : Concentrated Solar Power – Current market status and R&D activities

Date/Time Date(s) - 22/06/2016 10:00 am - 12:30 pm Location ICM - Internationales Congress Center München Categories CSP Events Supported by ESTELA Project Event The workshop will give an overview on the current CSP market and perspectives and European R&D activities in this field. In this context it will inform [...]

2016-12-27T14:57:08+00:00 17-06-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

Concentrated Solar Power could meet up to 6% of the world’s power needs by 2030 and 12% by 2050

New report shows that solar thermal electricity could meet up to 6% of the world’s power needs by 2030 and 12% by 2050 while creating millions of jobs. Solar thermal electricity (STE) could supply as much as 12 percent of the world’s power needs by 2050, given the right conditions, [...]

2016-12-27T14:57:25+00:00 04-02-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

ESTELA re-elected Dr. Luis Crespo as President for 2016 – 2017

The General Assembly of the European Solar Thermal Electricity Association (ESTELA), re-elected Dr. Luis Crespo for the next 2-year term. Together with the President election, the Executive Committee of the Association was also newly mandated. Dr. Luis Crespo was appointed unanimously as President by the ESTELA General Assembly for another [...]

2016-12-27T14:57:25+00:00 29-01-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Top News|Tags: , , |

AGENEX coordinates a European network to certify workers from solar thermal plants

The European Commission has approved the proposal submitted by Agenex to create a European Operator Certification for Solar Fields. During the years 2016-2018, Agenex will coordinate 16 national and international institutions for the creation of a European platform for training and certification of  solar field operators. The network will have [...]

EStela: Luis Crespo is re-elected as President for the next term 2014-2015 (Concentrated Solar Power-CSP)

On 10 December, at the General Assembly of the European Solar Thermal Electricity Association (ESTELA), Dr. Luis Crespo was unanimously re-elected for the next 2-year term.