International Renewable Energy Agency

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) cost forecasts undervalue benefit to future grid balancing

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) generation costs could drop to $77/MWh by 2025 but storage and hybrid solar plants can provide further value by following load, Jose Alfonso Nebrera, Director of Spanish engineering firm ACS SCE, said at the MENASOL 2016 conference on May 26. Global renewable energy expansion is reducing [...]

IRENA Estimates Africa’s Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Potential

The research: outlines the maximum technical potential for solar photovoltaic (PV), concentrated solar power (CSP), wind power and bioenergy output in all continental African countries.

Shams 1 CSP features a dry-cooling system that significantly reduces water consumption

Shams 1 Concentrating Solar Power features a dry-cooling system that significantly reduces water consumption - a critical advantage in the arid desert.

Renewable Agency applauds hails UAE concentrated solar power launch

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has welcomed the activation of the world’s largest operational Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) facility to date.