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Concentrated Solar Power builders modify tower storage to combat heat swings

Global learnings on the impact of 'transient' risks on Concentrated Solar Power tower systems are driving improved storage tank piping and all-welding techniques, experts told New Energy Update. In a bid to accelerate deployment, the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) published June 12 the world's first best practices [...]

Dubai installs world’s tallest concentrated solar power tower

Dubai saw the lifting and installation of the Molten Salt Receiver, MSR, on top of the world’s tallest solar power tower at 262.44 meters, at the largest Concentrated Solar Power project in the world. World’s Tallest Solar Power Tower (Asharq Al-Awsat Ar) This is part of the 4th phase of [...]

NWEPDI signed engineering contract for Shouhang Yumen 100 MW Molten Salt Tower Concentrated Solar Power Project

Northwest Electric Power Design Institute Co., Ltd (NWEPDI) signed contract with Shouhang to be the engineer for Shouhang Yumen 100 MW Molten Salt Tower Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Project. NWEPDI will be responsible for the survey and design work for the 100 MW Tower solar thermal project owned and developed [...]

China invents anti-cloud tools at target-beating Concentrated Solar Power tower

Following strong early performance, Supcon Solar is implementing cloud impact measures at the 50 MW Delingha Concentrated Solar Power tower to further increase output. In March, China's Supcon Solar said it had exceeded six-month output targets at its 50 MW Delingha CSP tower plant in Qinghai Province and recorded average [...]

SUPCON Solar to restart a 135MW tower concentrated solar power plant under China CSP demonstration program

Zhejiang Supcon Solar Technology Co., Ltd. (shorted as Supcon Solar), a leading CSP project developer and EPC contractor in China told CSP Focus that the Huanghe Hydropower Development 135MW Molten Salt Tower Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Project was already transferred to SUPCON and would be restarted soon. The Huanghe [...]

Shouhang bags 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power Tower project in China

Shouhang Hightech Energy Technology Co., Ltd (Shouhang), a leading Concentrated Solar Power project developer and EPC contractor in China, signed the “Cooperation Agreement on the Investment of Jinta 100MW Molten Salt Tower Concentrating Solar Power Project” (agreement) with Jinta County People’s Government of Gansu Province on Feb 21st 2020. [...]

World’s tallest Concentrated Solar Power tower completed in Dubai

Shanghai Electric completes Noor Energy 1 Concentrated Solar Power tower in Dubai. Construction partners on the 950 MW Noor Energy 1 Concentrating Solar Power- Photovoltaic project in Dubai completed the 260-meter high receiver tower on January 9, Shanghai Electric, lead EPC contractor, said in a statement. The $4.4 billion [...]

“Star” Receiver Could Cut Tower Concentrated Solar Power Cost 11%

Working at the Institute of Solar Research in the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt: DLR), mechanical engineer Cathy Frantz and her colleagues have developed a very different shape for the solar receiver that sits atop the tower in Concentrated Solar Power that she says can cut [...]

InfraTec Automated Monitoring Solution SPTC——Thermography-based Solar Power Tower Monitoring System

The Solar Power Tower Check (SPTC) uses infrared technology to monitor the central absorber of a solar tower power plant. The temperature measurements are realised fully automated without the need of any manual interaction. SPTC automatically raises warnings and alarms as soon as an adjustable temperature threshold is exceeded [...]

Hayward Tyler Awarded Concentrated Solar Power Contract in Dubai

Hayward Tyler, a manufacturer of performance-critical pumps and motors for the energy sector, has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract to supply a glandless pump package to major Chinese EPC, Shanghai Electric, for installation at Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park Phase IV, a 950 MW hybrid concentrating solar power [...]

Brightsource Innovates a Solar-cured Coating for DEWA Tower Concentrated Solar Power

Testing laboratories in Germany, France and Spain have confirmed the effectiveness of a new high-performance (97% absorbance) optical coating developed by Brightsource Energy, that can be “solar-cured” directly atop the receiver of tower CSP, like Brightsource is building as part of the ACWA Power 700 MW DEWA CSP project in [...]

Fire halts construction at Chile’s first Concentrated Solar Power tower

A fire broke out Tuesday at the 110 MW Cerro Dominador CSP project, currently under construction in Chile's Atacama desert, the developer said on Twitter. The fire was spotted at 20:00 local time Tuesday at the top of the 250-meter receiver tower, development company Cerro Dominador, a subsidiary of [...]

Greece MINOS 50 MW Tower Concentrated Solar Power Project EPC contract awarded

On November 11, Athens time, Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is on a state visit to Greece, had face-to-face conversation with Greek Prime Minister Mizutakis in Athens. And after the meeting, President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Mizotakis witnessed the text exchange of Greece MINOS 50MW CSP project financing [...]