Study Finds Concentrated Solar Power Yields 3-times kWh/m2 of PV

A Fraunhofer study comparing annual energy yields per square meter has found that solar thermal collectors will produce on average about three times as many kilowatt hours from the same amount of space as photovoltaic solar. The study was conducted by Florian Dallhammer and Christoph Kost from the Fraunhofer [...]

2017-08-28T11:50:58+00:00 28-08-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

The Cerro Dominador Concentrated Solar Power and Photovoltaic plant, built by Abengoa in Chile, connects its first 62 MW

With this supply, the project’s first construction milestone is reached. The project provides for the construction of the largest solar thermal plant in Latin America, is owned by EIG Global Energy Partners and is being built by Abengoa. Abengoa (MCE: ABG/P:SM), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for [...]

PV or Concentrated Solar Power, which solar power technology will you choose?

Solar energy has been developed at an unbelievable speed in the past decade. As for generating electricity from the sun, the two dominant technologies go to PV (photovoltaic) and CSP (concentrating solar power). Relevant free Report: Challenges on Financing Solar CSP vs PV Projects The average annual growth rate of [...]

2017-08-08T14:03:09+00:00 08-08-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

The Middle East and North Africa plans $200bn investment in renewable energy

The Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region is embarking on a massive programme to develop renewable energy, that will require more than $200 billion in investment, a report said. More than 67GW of clean energy projects at various stages of the design and study stage, according to Renewable [...]

Concentrated Solar Power ( CSP ) in Solar Park & Distributed Solar PV (DSP) in Villages

India has set an ambitious target of 100 GW of solar by 2022 of which about 12.5 GW has been achieved so far. Solar PV has seen record low tariffs of Rs 2.44 / KWhr. Despite the noteworthy achievement that solar PV has attained, unfortunately the present approach of setting up of the solar [...]

2017-07-13T17:05:21+00:00 13-07-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Top News|Tags: , , , , , |

Solar Power Industry in the Philippines

In this article, I will discuss and explain the advantages and potential business opportunities of solar energy in the Philippines. There has been a general expansion in solar power generation in Asia as opposed to Europe and the rest of the world, and ASEAN countries, including the Philippines have a [...]

2017-07-07T08:18:51+00:00 07-07-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , , |

Capturing Energy with Nanotechnology

Can using nanotechnology in the efficient capture of sunlight and its conversion to electricity drive economical fuel production processes? Engineers at UC San Diego have developed a nanoparticle-based material for concentrating solar power plants that converts 90% of captured sunlight to heat. With particle sizes ranging from 10 nanometers to [...]

2017-06-29T12:43:27+00:00 29-06-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Morocco shortlists five international bids for Noor Midelt PV-Concentrated Solar Power project

Five CSP consortia have prequalified to bid for Morocco's Noor Midelt Phase I combined PV and CSP project, the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) said in a statement. Noor Midelt Phase I consists of two hybrid PV-CSP projects each of CSP gross capacity 150 MW-190 MW. The five shortlisted [...]

Morocco shortlists 5 consortia for 800 MW Noor Midelt solar hybrid Concentrated Solar Power & PV project

The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) has shortlisted 5 consortia to bid for the phase 1 of the 800 MW Noor Midelt solar power complex. Noor Midelt is the first complex that specifies hybrid plants including both CSP and PV. Total capacity is expected to reach 400 MW, of which [...]

Parameters affecting CSPoncentrated Solar Power and PV solar projects-ACWA Power

Head-quartered in Saudi Arabia, ACWA Power is a world leading power and water developer, and renewable energy has been a crucial part of its strategy. In solar power domain, ACWA is well-known for developing PV projects like Shuaa Energy 1 in UAE and Noor PV, and CSP projects including NOOR [...]

2017-06-13T13:44:55+00:00 13-06-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Morocco’s advancing the largest Concentrated Solar Power &PV Solar array

With vigor and vision, the government of Morocco is racing toward a renewable energy target of 42% by 2020 under the Moroccan Solar Plan (MSP), which entails an investment of USD 9 billion to achieve 2 GW of solar energy installed capacity by 2020. Click to free download Report on [...]

2017-06-01T15:11:23+00:00 01-06-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Extremadura takes part in Brussels in the constitution of the Association of Intelligent Specialization of Solar Energy

The government of Extremadura will be part of the Association of Intelligent Specialization of Solar Energy (S3), created at the request of the European Commission, to discuss and design the future of electricity production through solar energy, and especially photovoltaic technology and concentrated solar power (CSP). To this end, the [...]

2017-05-17T19:20:28+00:00 17-05-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría|Tags: , , , |

Is A Solar Boom Coming To The Middle East?

On April 6th, Middle Eastern nations announced an ambitious energy project to establish an Arab Common Market for electricity. The energy ministers from 14 Arab countries signed a memorandum of understanding, confirming their commitment to the development of an integrated electricity supply system for the Middle East. This announcement is [...]

2017-04-15T19:50:15+00:00 15-04-2017|Categories: Sin categoría|Tags: , , , , |