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Masdar Institute Research Successfully Proves UAE Desert Sand Can Store Concentrated Solar Power up to 1000°C

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced that its researchers have successfully demonstrated that desert sand from the UAE could be used in concentrated solar power (CSP) facilities to store thermal energy up to 1000°C. The [...]

Nanotech absorber layers raise Concentrated Solar Power efficiency

Researchers at the United Arab Emirates' Masdar Institute and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have jointly developed a new high-performance solar absorber which could lower the cost of CSP generation, the Masdar Institute said in a statement. The new absorber uses an ultrathin nano-composite film made of silver and [...]

Masdar Institute wins 2017 Global Water Award

Deputy Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum honoured 10 winners from eight countries at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award, which is worth USD 1 million. The Award was launched by Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler [...]

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Masdar Institute Research Successfully Proves UAE Desert Sand Can Store Solar Energy Up To 1000ºC

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced that its researchers have successfully demonstrated that desert sand from the UAE could be used in concentrated solar power (CSP) facilities to store thermal energy up to 1000°C. The [...]

2016-12-27T14:57:27+00:0029-12-2015|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , , , |

Sener opens first molten salt C.S.P. plant in Spain

Torresol Energy, S.A. began operating the world’s first utility-scale concentrating solar power plant that uses flat heliostats and stores heat using molten salt, allowing it to sustain power through the night for around

Telvent to implement distributed control system for solar plant in Abu Dhabi

This project with Shams Power Company involves one of the largest solar projects on the planet and continues our leadership in solar energy while further demonstrating our solutions for this sector.

Torresol Energy Commissions 19.9 MW Gemasolar Power Plant in Spain

The world’s first commercial-scale CSP plant featuring central tower receiver with thermal storage capabilities has commenced supplying electricity to 25,000 homes in the Andalucía region of Spain.