India

Aaryans Group to set up 1200 MW concentrated solar power plant in Maharashtra

Newly formed city based Aaryans Group is foraying in green energy segment by setting up a first of its kind Solar Thermal Power Plant at Taluka Malshiras, District Solapur in Maharashtra. An announcement to this effect was made by Smita Shitole, Managing Director of the group during a Press [...]

2018-08-23T05:00:31+00:00 16-08-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Madhya Pradesh Set To Use Concentrated Solar Power Technologies

After solar power, Madhya Pradesh is actively considering to push use of concentrated solar thermal technology (CST) in industrial clusters in the state because of inherent advantages. In CST, mirrors are used to concentrate (focus) solar radiation and convert it into heat to create steam, which can be used [...]

Financial support for concentrated solar power in India extended until 2020

The “order” published by the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy on 26 February 2018 put an end to the uncertainty which had pervaded the industry. In the 2-page document, the ministry pledged to continue its investment subsidy programme for concentrating solar thermal systems. The target until March 2020 [...]

2018-03-15T12:08:54+00:00 15-03-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

India innovation to generate clean energy from concentrated solar power

Scientists at Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in the city have developed a super critical carbon dioxide Brayton test loop facility that would help generate clean energy from future power plants including solar thermal. This is India's first test-bed for next generation, efficient, compact, water-less super critical carbon dioxide Brayton [...]

Concentrated Solar Power ( CSP ) in Solar Park & Distributed Solar PV (DSP) in Villages

India has set an ambitious target of 100 GW of solar by 2022 of which about 12.5 GW has been achieved so far. Solar PV has seen record low tariffs of Rs 2.44 / KWhr. Despite the noteworthy achievement that solar PV has attained, unfortunately the present approach of setting up of the solar [...]

2017-07-13T17:05:21+00:00 13-07-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Top News|Tags: , , , , , |

Mt Abu boasts of a concentrated solar power plant that delivers power on demand

The Brahmakumaris in Mt Abu have installed an innovative 1 MW solar thermal power plant. Surprisingly, it has done away with photovoltaic cells, and runs on water instead. What's more, it can store sun's energy overnight and deliver power on demand. Spread over an area of 25 acres, the power [...]

2017-04-02T20:43:25+00:00 02-04-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , |

MNRE revises benchmark cost of Concentrated Solar Power technologies

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), proposes an upward revision of the benchmark cost of Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) Technologies Programme. The initiative is taken with the aim to promote energy efficiency. The benchmark cost will be related to the performance efficiency in design and manufacturing of [...]

2017-02-06T23:48:44+00:00 06-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

MNRE Revises Benchmark Cost of Concentrated Solar Power in India

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has proposed an upward revision of the benchmark cost of Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) Technologies Programme. The initiative is taken with the aim to promote energy efficiency. The benchmark cost will be related to the performance efficiency in design and manufacturing [...]

2017-02-05T09:58:07+00:00 04-02-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Fresnel developer builds India supply base to serve 1.7 GW CSP-coal market

Frenell’s technology will fuel Asia’s first integrated solar thermal power plant and the German developer eyes further cost reductions through supply chain gains, Thomas Mehlitz, Frenell’s project manager for the Dadri project, told New Energy Update. NTPC’s solar augmentation project is to use Fresnel technology to supply 14 GWh [...]

2017-01-27T21:57:46+00:00 26-01-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

India picks Fresnel for its first Concentrated Solar Power – coal plant

Frenell has won a contract to supply its solar thermal technology to a coal-fired power station in Uttar Pradesh, India, the company announced November 7. The project represents the first integrated CSP plant in Asia. Frenell will integrate its Fresnel technology into a 210 MW coal-fired power plant unit using [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:42+00:00 22-11-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría|Tags: , , , , , |

NTPC awards the contract for Asia’s first integrated concentrated solar power plant

Thermax, an Indian energy and environment company and FRENELL, a German concentrated solar power company, (through its wholly owned subsidiary Novatec Solar España, S.L) have been awarded by India’s state owned utility NTPC, to execute Asia’s first integrated solar thermal power plant at Dadri in Uttar Pradesh, India. The project [...]

Concentrated Solar Power for decentralized power generation applications

At present, India has an energy shortage of about 24,000 million units. This does not include the estimated 20,000 million units required by 33% of the population who do not have access to electricity. Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned in his speech in London that “about 18,000 villages are without [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:52+00:00 26-09-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

CII to partner for organising Concentrated Solar Power workshop to boost Solar energy in TS

United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) is implementing a Global Environment Facility (GEF) supported project "Promoting business models for increasing penetration and scaling up of solar energy" in partnership with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) aiming to promote investment in Concentrated Solar Thermal (CST) technologies for industrial [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:54+00:00 13-09-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |