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US Department of Energy Funds New Solar Business Innovation

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that the Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) will award $12.3 million to 11 small solar companies from 9 states as part of DOE’s Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) program. These new projects are part of the second phase of the programs, [...]

2020-07-15T11:03:54+00:0015-07-2020|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Etiquetas: , , , , |

Spain’s electricity demand falls 8.5% in June

Wind energy power represented 17.3%, concentrated solar power 3.9% and photovoltaic 9.2%. Spain’s electricity demand fell 8.5% in June. 43.9% of the monthly generation was from renewable sources and 63.5% were produced from technologies that do not emit CO2 equivalent. The demand for electrical energy decreased in the Balearic Islands [...]

Panda Green to develop 1 GW hybrid PV and concentrated solar power project in China

Panda Green Energy Group plans to develop a 1,000 MW hybrid project in China that combines solar photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal power generation with energy storage and hydrogen production. The company has entered into a memorandum of cooperation for the CNY-10-billion (USD 1.41bn/EUR 1.25bn) project with the local government [...]

Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 17.3% in April

Wind energy contributed 21.3% in April, concentrated solar power 1.2% and photovoltaic 6.8%. 47.9% of the monthly generation was from renewable sources and 72.6% were produced from technologies that do not emit CO2 into the atmosphere. The demand for electrical energy decreased in the Balearic Islands by 27.6% and in [...]

DEWA signs PPA for 900 MW 5th phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, signed a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement, PPA, for the 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park with a capacity of 900 megawatts, MW, supporting the DEWA's efforts to achieve the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to provide 75 percent [...]

2020-04-30T23:56:22+00:0030-04-2020|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , , , , |

Morocco Pioneers PV with Thermal Storage at 800 MW Midelt Cocentrated Solar Power Project

Morocco’s 800 MW solar hybrid project at Midelt will be the first solar project in the world to include thermal (heat) storage of PV (Photovoltaic) as well as CSP (Concentrated Solar Power). Midelt’s first-of-a-kind hybrid solar and shared storage project will deliver dispatchable solar at 7 cents per kWh. [...]

China’s Gezhouba signs $500mn contract to build 90 MW Concentrated Solar Power-PV plant in Thailand

China Gezhouba Group International Engineering Co., Ltd (shorted as CGGC), a core member of China Energy Engineering Group Co., Ltd., signed a USD 500 million EPC contract with CPL Company in Bangkok, capital of Thailand. CGGC will be responsible for execution of the Changwat Khon Kaen 90MW CSP-PV Solar Power [...]

California Looks for Long-Duration Renewable Energy Storage Contracts for 2026

An optimal power system portfolio for the US state of California that would drive the world’s fifth largest economy towards greenhouse gas reduction goals for 2030 and then to zero carbon by 2040, includes 1GW of long duration energy storage, an analyst has highlighted. The roadmap includes around 25GW of [...]

2020-04-12T13:24:20+00:0012-04-2020|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , , |

Concentrated solar power could beat lower price PV with new market rules

Concentrated solar power can deliver greater grid stability than photovoltaics, but needs better recognition of its value to be competitive. Concentrated solar power's failure to gain momentum in U.S. markets is a signal that traditional resource valuations may be slowing the energy transition, a February CSP conference made clear. CSP, [...]

2020-03-30T14:50:12+00:0030-03-2020|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , , , |

Chile to build a 1,007MW CSP-PV integrated concentrated solar power project

This is the Seongnam project, by the company Andes Green Company S.A., which includes the construction of a photovoltaic plant and a solar power concentration plant, which will operate as a solar thermal storage source to provide energy beyond daylight hours. This Monday the Environmental Impact Statement (DIA) of the [...]

2020-03-30T14:44:43+00:0030-03-2020|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , , , |

China Yumen launch a new 2200 MW PV-Concentrated Solar Power project

Yumen government signed the Agreement to develop a new integrated power project including 2000MW PV and 200MW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants in the middle of March this year, with the partners East China Electric Power Design Institute Co., Ltd, ENERGY CHINA and Jiangsu XinChen CSP Co., Ltd. (XinChen [...]

Ghenova and CAPSUN Technologies jointly developed SPIRE project, taking integrated PV & Concentrated Solar Power technology

Ghenova and CAPSUN Technologies have jointly developed the SPIRE project, a disruptive technology that integrates the best features of Photovoltaic Plants (PV) and Concentrated Solar Plants (CSPs). The concept is simple: by means of a selective optical filter, the light spectrum is divided. The filter allows the efficient passage of [...]

DOE Announces $125.5 Million in New Funding for Solar Technologies

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $125.5 million in new funding to advance solar technology research. Through the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Solar Energy Technologies Office, DOE continues to advance research and development of solar technologies that reduce the cost of solar, [...]