Parabolic Trough

China Tianjin Binhai CSP plans Golmud 2×100MW and Delingha 2×50MW Molten Salt Parabolic Trough Concentrated Solar Power projects

Tianjin Binhai Concentrating Solar power investment Co., Ltd (shorted as Tianjin Binhai CSP) and its co-company Shenzhen Jinfan Energy Technology Co., Ltd (shorted as Shenzhen Jinfan) have been devoted to CSP industry for years, and their Shenzhen Jinfan Akesai 50MW molten salt parabolic trough CSP plant was successfully selected [...]

1365 receiver tubes sent to China CNNC Royal Tech Urad 100MW parabolic trough Concentrated Solar Power project

China CNNC Royal Tech Urad 100MW parabolic trough CSP project in Inner Mongolia is among the 1st batch of 20 pilot CSP projects which were announced last September. Recently, the 1st batch of 1365 high temperature vacuum receiver tubes have been sent from Royal Tech Changzhou factory to the Inner [...]

MENA/Chile: Concentrated Solar Power Benchmark Costs

A tender for 94.5 USD/MWhel in Dubai and an R&D initiative called SunShot in the United States have shown how the cost of concentrated solar power (CSP) could be lowered at a steady pace thanks to economies of scale and optimised manufacturing and operation. Though the solar power market [...]

Rioglass targets 550° Celsius Concentrated Solar Power parabolic trough storage by 2020

Rioglass is preparing to deploy temperature-resistant receivers on utility-scale molten salt storage plants in a move set to boost competitiveness of parabolic trough technology, Jeroen Van Schijndel, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer at Rioglass, said. Thermal energy storage (TES) has become a key asset for CSP plants as developers look [...]

Molten salt instead of thermal oil in Concentrated Solar Power parabolic trough plants shall reduce the levelized electricity costs

An international consortium led by the DLR Institute of Solar Research, will build and operate a solar thermal molten salt parabolic trough test facility in Évora (Portugal). Members of the consortium are the German companies TSK Flagsol Engineering, eltherm, Yara, and Steinmüller Engineering, the South African energy provider Eskom [...]

Concentrated Solar Power Market for product segment (Parabolic Trough, Tower, Fresnel and Dish Sterling)

Concentrated Solar Power Market for product segment (Parabolic Trough, Tower, Fresnel and Dish Sterling) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2020.

Testing components for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants in Morocco and South Africa

The German Aerospace Center is testing the performance and durability of reflectors and receivers for concentrated solar power (CSP) plants in Ouarzazate, Morocco and in Bokpoort, South Africa.

Parabolic Trough report tackles lack of cost data for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants

The new Parabolic Trough Report 2014: Cost, Performance and Thermal Storage published by CSP Today gives new clarity to cost and performance of concentrated solar power parabolic trough technology.