Luis Crespo

Protermosolar highlights the necessary role of concentrated solar power to curb climate change

Luis Crespo, president of Protermosolar, has presented in the plenary session a report that shows that the concentrated solar power allows to reduce the need for fossil fuel backup. The XXIV edition of SolarPACES was held in Casablanca (Morocco), with the participation of more than 550 attendees from 41 different [...]

Luis Crespo, re-elected president of Protermosolar

The General Meeting of the Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry (Protermosolar), has re-elected unanimously president of Protermosolar for a period of two years. Luis Crespo, who from 2008 to 2016 served as general secretary, was elected president of Protermosolar in 2016. Luis Crespo is a [...]

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 [...]

2018-01-24T12:29:32+00:0024-01-2018|Categories: Sin categoría|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

The concentrated solar power will replace the natural gas combined cycle

Luis Crespo: "The concentrated solar power plants will replace the combined cycles as backup technology to guarantee the electricity supply". For the president of Estela and Protermosolar, the combination of renewable renewable energy (wind, etc.) with thermosolar allows a mix of 100% renewable generation at a competitive cost. Luis [...]

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 [...]

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+00:0010-11-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, 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+00:0029-01-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Top News|Tags: , , |

50 Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and 2,304 MW in Spain, by Luis Crespo

In 2013 were connected to the grid the last seven concentrating solar thermal power plants of 50 MW contained in the Remuneration Pre-assignment Register in Spain, with which reach 2,304 MW of installed capacity.