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SolarReserve’s giant Concentrated Solar Power project in Nevada

The Sandstone project would see up to 10 solar towers built in Nevada for a total capacity of 2 GW. U.S. CSP developers must respond to regional market needs to ensure utilities recognize the value of thermal energy storage in utility offtake contracts, Kevin Smith, CEO of SolarReserve, told CSP [...]

World’s largest concentrated solar power plant could be coming to Nevada

While thermal solar power plants have had a bit of trouble catching on in the US, solar energy company SolarReserve is hoping to change that. The company recently announced it’s hoping to build a 2,000 megawatt facility in Nevada called Sandstone. With a planned 10 towers and more than 100,000 [...]

SolarReserve proposes 2 GW concentrated solar power plant with storage in Nevada

The Sandstone project would use molten salt concentrated solar power technology to generate power and provide energy storage capability. SolarReserve has not made a final decision, but is looking at sites in Nye County for the Sandstone Energy 10X project, which would sell power into the California market. There are [...]

World’s Biggest Concentrated Solar Power Project Ongoin

An enormous power plant is being built by a California-based company, Solar Reserve. Upon completion, this will be the largest concentrated solar power (CSP) to ever graze American soil. The projected cost of the project is said to be around $5 billion, according to Kevin Smith, SolarReserve's CEO. Called Project [...]

SolarReserve Promotes Urban Solar Farms As A New Paradigm For Renewable Energy In South Africa

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to SolarReserve South Africa (Proprietary) Limited to advance their "Urban Solar Farms" initiative in South Africa; a pioneering study into large metropolitan municipalities that will provide a framework for large commercial and industrial electricity consumers with significant power requirements to cost-effectively [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:53+00:00 22-09-2016|Categories: Sin categoría|Tags: , , , |

Acwa’s Redstone concentrated solar power project hits cost roadblock in South Africa

Riyadh’s Acwa Power together with the US company SolarReserve is developing the Redstone project, a molten salt central receiver in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. This is the first in the continent of a new generation of solar plants that are garnering interest around the world. The technology [...]

Plan for six concentrated solar power plants to create 24,000 jobs

SIX solar thermal plants built across the north of the state would create 24,000 jobs and could collectively create a power station able to deliver as much energy as SA sources from Victoria. American company SolarReserve has been working on a proposal for a large-scale solar thermal project at Port [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:54+00:00 15-09-2016|Categories: Sin categoría|Tags: , , |

SolarReserve unveils plans for 6 Concentrated Solar Power projects in South Australia

SolarReserve LLC has plans to build six large concentrating solar power (CSP) parks with storage capacity in South Australia, but all will depend on the success of its first project in the country. CEO Kevin Smith told reporters on Monday that the company needs federal grants or loans to realise [...]

South Africa is regarded as one of the most potential Concentrated Solar Power markets

SolarReserve (SR) is a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects, which include electricity generation by solar thermal energy (CSP) and photovoltaic (PV) and hybrid (combined CSP and PV). In CSP sector, SR is known for its tower and molten salt storage technologies especially the successful operation of the [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:55+00:00 24-08-2016|Categories: Sin categoría|Tags: , , |

Concentrated Solar Power: sun, salt and glass could help solve our energy needs

High in the stark Nevada desert, a couple of hundred miles north-west of Las Vegas, is the shimmering circular mirage of Crescent Dunes. Ten thousand silvery glass panes, each measuring 115 square metres, surround a tall central tower, which stands like a twinkling needle in the featureless landscape around it. [...]

South Africa: Minister Lynne Brown – Power-Gen Africa Conference

  Welcome to South Africa and our winter season, and yes to a very cold Johannesburg - at least for us. At this moment I would like to wish the Turkish people and representatives of their companies in this conference all best in resolving the recent troubles facing Turkey. A [...]

Concentrated Solar Power Tower Is Worth Its Salt with 24/7 Power

The 110-megawatt Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Facility in Nevada is the first utility-scale concentrated solar plant that can provide electricity whenever it's needed most, even after dark.   Deep in the Nevada desert, halfway between Las Vegas and Reno, a lone white tower stands 195 meters tall, gleaming like a [...]

ACWA Power, SolarReserve to break ground on 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant in South Africa

SolarReserve and Saudi ACWA Power will break ground on a joint project for 100 MW  concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in South Africa in September, Terence Govender, SolarReserve’s vice president of development was quoted as saying by news agency Ecofin. The project was selected within the 3.5 bid window under [...]