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Masdar, EDF to build 800 MW hybrid concentrated solar power plant in Morocco

The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen) said the project, which will have a total installed capacity of 800 MW, is the world’s first advanced hybridisation of concentrated solar power (CSP) and photovoltaic (PV) technologies. Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) said its consortium comprising EDF Renewables, a world [...]

EDF and Masdar to build 800 MW concentrated solar power – PV hybrid in Morocco

Combination of PV and concentrated solar power with storage will boost 800 MW plant's flexibility, says winning consortium. The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) has announced – after a competitive international bidding process – that the consortium of EDF (through its subsidiary EDF Renewables), Abu Dhabi Future Energy [...]

Khalifa University and Wahaj Solar sign agreement to test Concentrated Solar Power prototype at Masdar Institute Solar Platform

Khalifa University of Science and Technology, a research university dedicated to the advancement of learning through the discovery and application of knowledge, and Wahaj Solar (Wahaj Investment L.L.C) today announced they have signed an agreement to test and verify a patented prototype in the Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) industry [...]

Masdar’s Shams 1 concentrated solar power plant now powers 20,000 homes

The Shams 1 solar power plant, a joint venture between Masdar and France’s Total, is generating electricity to power 20,000 homes and playing a vital role in meeting the UAE’s energy demand, a top official said. “Shams is a very important project not only for shareholders but also for [...]

Torresol Energy celebrates ten years of concentrated solar power generation

In the ten years since it was established through a collaboration between Masdar, Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, and SENER, the Spanish engineering and technology specialist, Torresol Energy has steadily pursued its mission to improve the competitiveness of large-scale concentrated solar power (CSP) plants. Since 2008, the 60/40 joint venture [...]

Torresol Energy, company of the SENER group, participates in the 14th International Conference on Energy and Mineral Resources

Torresol Energy, a company created by the engineering and technology group SENER and the alternative energy company from Abu Dhabi MASDAR, dedicated to the operation and maintenance of solar thermal power plants, participates in the 14th International Conference on Energy and Mineral Resources, where it will give a presentation on [...]

2018-04-13T22:17:54+00:0013-04-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Spain’s Torresol Energy celebrates ten years of concentrated solar power generation

Collaborative Masdar and SENER backed solar company has paved way for development of more efficient concentrated solar power (CSP) technologies. In the ten years since it was established through a collaboration between Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, and SENER, the Spanish engineering and technology specialist, Torresol Energy has [...]

Masdar celebrates 5th anniversary of Shams 1 Concentrated Solar Power plant

Shams Power Company, the developer, owner and operator of the UAE's first large-scale concentrated solar power project, Shams 1, is celebrating five years of uninterrupted electricity generation at the plant this month. Located in Al Dhafra, Abu Dhabi's western region, the 100 megawatt-capacity (MW) Shams 1 was the largest concentrated [...]

Masdar develops high-performance concenrated solar power absorber

UAE-based Masdar Institute, a research-driven university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, has developed a high-performance solar absorber that could make solar thermal technologies significantly more efficient and affordable in the country. Masdar Institute said the novel product, developed in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), absorbs [...]

2017-07-19T04:34:49+00:0019-07-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

Single-tank molten salt receiver demo for concentrated solar power successful in Masdar City

Masdar Institute and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have built, tested and validated what is touted as the world’s first direct absorption molten salt receiver for concentrated solar power (CSP). The single-tank thermal energy storage (TES) system has been operational for over two weeks at the Masdar Institute Solar [...]

2017-06-26T13:26:14+00:0026-06-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Top News|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

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 [...]

2017-04-28T16:38:01+00:0028-04-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , , |