Parabolic Trough

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.

Abengoa receives new R&D competitive award from the US DoE for next generation Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) parabolic trough

Abengoa will improve its new generation concentrating solar power (CSP) parabolic trough technology to reduce costs and improve efficiency.

Ka Xu Solar One Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant gets EUR 210 million EIB backing

The European Investment Bank has agreed to provide R2,8 billion (EUR210 million) for construction of the Ka Xu Solar One concentrating solar power plant north of Pofadder in the Northern Cape.

South Africa lines up Africa’s biggest concentrated solar power (CSP) complex

A consortium led by Spanish company Abengoa has been selected as a preferred bidder by South Africa's Department of Energy to build a second 100 megawatt (MW) concentrating solar power (CSP) plant near Pofadder.