CGN Solar Delingha 50MW parabolic trough CSP plant is among China 1st batch of 20 pilot CSP projects and leading the construction progress. As the owner and developer CGN Delingha Solar Energy Co., Ltd told CSP Focus, the construction work have been almost finished, and the project is now under [...]
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 [...]
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 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.
Marco Geraghty of CSP Today spoke with Peter Davidson to reflect upon the Loan Guarantee Program and its impact on the concentrated solar power industry.
Bokpoort CSP is a 50 MW concentrated solar power project that was selected as the only CSP plant in the second round of the REIPPP.
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.
Abengoa invested €426 million in innovation in 2013, equivalent to 5.79% of sales, further strengthening its commitment in this area.
The United States installed 4.34 GW of solar photovoltaics (PV) and 410 MW of concentrated solar power (CSP) generation capacity.
At the end of 2013 there were more than 440,000 operating solar electric systems in the U.S. totaling over 12,000 MW of PV and 918 MW of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP).