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A solar initiative will help southern Africa shine

Mega-solar projects – large-scale installations capable of producing upwards of hundreds of megawatts (MW) of power – are generating much-needed electricity in countries all over the world. In sunny southern Africa, however, a historic lack of public-private partnerships outside of South Africa and, until recently, Zambia, to develop such [...]

The Concentrated Solar Power produced 3.3% of the electricity in Spain in July

In August, renewable energy produced 29.8% of electricity in Spain: wind energy 14%, solar thermal 3.3% and photovoltaic 4.1%. Until July, concentrating solar power produced 2.4% of electricity in Spain, wind turbines 20.3% and photovoltaic 3.6%. The group of renewables generated 37.2% until July. The demand for national electricity [...]

The UAE secures its place in the sun flexing its PV and Concentrated Solar Power muscle

UAE's solar power footprint is expanding in a dramatic way- Here's how and why. Built at the cost of almost $900 million, the Noor Abu Dhabi solar plant contains 3.2 million solar panels and will produce 1.17 gigawatts of power. The Dubai’s Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is [...]

Morocco: The pre-qualification phase for the Noor Midelt II Concentrated Solar Power project launched

The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen) has just launched a call for pre-qualification (RfQ) for the second plant of the Noor Midelt solar complex (Noor Midelt II), as part of the development of the solar complex Noor Midelt. This call, which also comes after the auction of the [...]

The Concentrated Solar Power generated 3.9% of electricity in Spain in June

Renewable energies generated 38.4% of electricity until June in Spain: wind energy 21.4%, solar thermal 2.2% and photovoltaic 3.5%. In June, wind power accounted for 15.6%, concentrated solar power for 3.9% and photovoltaic for 4.3%. Wind turbines generated 27,229 GWh of electricity in the first half of the year (21.4% [...]

World’s largest concentrated solar power project starts commercial ops in Abu Dhabi

Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC) has announced that Noor Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest single solar project with a capacity of 1,177MW, has started commercial operations. The project will enable Abu Dhabi to increase its production of renewable energy and reduce the use of natural gas in electricity generation, [...]

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DEWA launches tender for 900MW 5th phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Concentrated Solar Power Park

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has issued a tender for the 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park for 900 megawatts (MW) of electricity using photovoltaic solar panels, based on the Independent Power Project (IPP) model. This move supports the objectives of the Dubai Clean [...]

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 [...]

MD & CEO reviews construction of 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Concentrated Solar Power Park

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has inspected the 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The 4th phase is the largest single-site Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in the world. Based on the Independent Power [...]

2019-05-15T13:46:54+00:0015-05-2019|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Andalusia aims to 25,650 MW of renewable energy between wind energy, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic

The analyzed potential to install renewable energy projects is distributed, by technologies, as follows: 81% corresponds to photovoltaic projects, 8.2% to wind power, 6.3% to solar thermal, 3.5% to investments in offshore wind energy and 0.6% in biomass. The Junta de Andalucía, through the Agency of Finance, Industry and Energy, [...]

A $13.6bn record concentrated solar power park rises from Dubai desert

Under the Arabian sun, a monumental construction effort is making headway. Located deep within Dubai’s desert interior, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – named after the emirate’s ruler and the UAE’s vice president and prime minister – continues to grow and has just passed another milestone. In [...]

ACWA, Shanghai Electric lead Dubai 950 MW Concentrated Solar Power -PV NOOR Energy 1 Project

Dubai 950MW Concentrated Solar Power -PV project NOOR Energy 1, the super solar power complex is the 4th phase of Dubai Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. September 2017 witnessed the winning of consortium of ACWA Power and Shang Electric to execute the project. Up to date, the project [...]