solar energy

Low Iron Glass for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Market at $355 Million Is Expected to Reach $11.3 Billion by 2020

Low iron glass CSP represents 3% of the world glass production. Markets at $355 million in 2013 are expected to reach $11.3 billion by 2020. Growth is expected to achieve 15% of total low iron glass at glass production in 2020, i.e. the same level as automotive glass. A new [...]

Africa can quadruple share of renewable energy by 2030

Solar energy could reach 70 GW, including concentrated solar power (CSP) plants that will have a huge role specifically in North Africa. The African continent could generate nearly a quarter of its energy needs through the use of indigenous, clean, renewable energy by 2030, according to a new report by [...]

Storage will shape the future of concentrated solar power

After enjoying great fanfare last decade, concentrated solar power has gone out of vogue lately in the power sector, eclipsed by the rapid cost declines and proliferation of photovoltaic systems. But while the technology remains more expensive than PV in head-to-head comparisons of PPA price, a slate of new projects [...]

Saft’s Tadiran Batteries to Power BrightSource’s Innovative Solar Field Technology for Concentrated Solar Power

Multi-million euro contract to supply more than 50,000 rechargeable lithium-ion battery packs to power BrightSource’s heliostats and optical concentrating devices for 121 MW Ashalim Thermal Solar Power Station in Israel.   Tadiran Batteries, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Saft Group and a leader in the development of lithium batteries for [...]

CGNPC’s 50 MW Delingha Concentrated Solar Power trough project

It is about a 20-minute westward driving from center Delingha city to Delingha solar park. On 18 September, journalists of CSPPLAZA had a on-site visit to CGNPC’s 50MW CSP trough project under construction in this park. The construction work began on 1 July 2014. As China’s first 50MW-grade commercial CSP [...]

Interview with Tom Georgis, Senior Vice President of SolarReserve

On 8th Sep, 2015, at the 63th floor of Park Hyatt, Beijing. As the hotel’s world top fine positioning, America-based SolarReserve is committed to globalizing the industry pioneer’s world-class molten salt storage tower CSP technology to mass commercialization. Shrouded by haze, that environment seemed “relatively appropriate” to talk about Solar [...]

SolarReserve Receives Environmental Approval For 260 Megawatt Concentrated Solar Power Plant in Chile

As part of SolarReserve's project development and permitting process for the Copiapó project, the company collaborates with stakeholders and local communities to ensure minimal environmental impact.

GuoHua Electric Power is planning to achieve 1.5 GW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) by 2020

Earlier on 16 July, SHG issued a tender announcement for its 50MW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in TaiYangShan development area of Ningxia province.

SkyFuel acquired by Sunshine Kaidi New Energy Group of Wuhan, China

SkyFuel Inc. announced that it has been acquired by Sunshine Kaidi New Energy Group (“Kaidi”) of Wuhan, China, through their US subsidiary Harvest International New Energy, Inc.