Renewables

Solar energy leads the charge in another record year for renewables

Boosted by a strong solar PV market, renewables accounted for almost two-thirds of net new power capacity around the world in 2016, with almost 165 gigawatts (GW) coming online. This was another record year, largely as a result of booming solar PV deployment in China and around the world, driven [...]

China’s goal: 10 GW Concentrated Solar Power in 2020

CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) is growing in China. Before, China experimented with two small-scale CSP-plants operational. Right now, China is building seven CSP plants and again zeven in the near future.  China’s National Energy Administration did proposals for a green future including 3 objectives: for PV for CSP and for [...]

Crescent Dunes Concentrated Solar Power Tower Will Power Up in March

Crescent Dunes Concentrated Solar Power will begin commercial operation before the end of March, and SolarReserve’s south-central Nevada solar project won’t stumble out of the gate the way power-tower forerunner Ivanpah