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SUNCNIM and Banque des Territoires inaugurated the world’s first Fresnel type thermodynamic solar energy plant with energy storage in Llo, Occitania

SUNCNIM and Banque des Territoires, shareholders in the ELLO project company, inaugurated the Llo thermodynamic solar power plant with energy storage, in the presence of Martine Rolland, representative of Hermeline Malherbe, President of the Departmental Council of the Eastern Pyrenees, Eliane Jarycki, representative of Carole Delga, Former Minister and [...]

Morocco, France, Germany, Portugal, and Spain agree to foster corporate trade of renewable electricity between each other

The 5 countries have signed today in Brussels a joint declaration that lays out their plan to facilitate cross-border trade of renewable electricity from producers to corporate consumers. At COP 22, France, Germany, Morocco, Portugal and Spain signed the SET (Sustainable Electricity Trade) Roadmap: a declaration that would eventually [...]

Concentrated Solar Power for High-Temperature Solar Process Heat

Cement is the most widely used building material in the world. One of its key ingredients is calcium oxide (CaO), also called quicklime, which can be produced by calcination from naturally occurring limestone (CaCO3). Calcination is an energy-intensive, around-the-clock decomposition process at around 900 °C, usually powered by the combustion [...]