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Morocco Noor III Concentrated Solar Power tower plant nears completion

Spain's Sener has completed the first synchronisation to grid of ACWA Power's 150 MW Noor Ouarzazate III (Noor III) central tower plant in Morocco and will soon start final tests before commissioning, Sener announced September 26. The Noor III plant is equipped with 7.5 hours of molten salt storage capacity [...]

No.1-5 Modules to be finished late December of China Yumen Xinneng 50MW Beam-down tower Concentrated Solar Power Project

Yumen Xinneng 50MW molten salt tower CSP plant was officially selected as one of China 1st batch of CSP pilot projects in September 2016, and it has been developed and constructed rapidly since the the break-ground on June 8th, 2017. It is expected that No.1-5 Modules will be completed and [...]

No.1-5 Modules to be finished late December of China Yumen Xinneng 50MW Beam-down tower Concentrated Solar Power Project

Yumen Xinneng 50MW molten salt tower CSP plant was officially selected as one of China 1st batch of CSP pilot projects in September 2016, and it has been developed and constructed rapidly since the the break-ground on June 8th, 2017. It is expected that No.1-5 Modules will be completed [...]

China to implement Concentrated Solar Power tower design standards in December

China is to implement in December the world's first design standards for tower CSP plants, according to a stock-market announcement from China Energy Engineering Corporation (CEEC). The new technical standards will include the "latest design concepts, requirements and technical level" for solar tower plants and they will play an important [...]

Noor III 150 MW Tower Concentrated Solar Power starts Commissioning in Morocco

The world’s biggest solar tower power plant with molten salt storage has begun commissioning in Morocco, and is scheduled to begin production by October. The 150MW Noor Ouarzazate III solar receiver, with 7.5 hours of molten salt storage is only the second big scale project of its type, and trumps [...]

Shouhang Dunhuang 100 MW Molten Salt Tower Concentrated Solar Power Project

Shouhang Dunhuang 100MW Molten Salt Tower CSP Project, one of the first batch of CSP pilot projects in China is now undergoing steady progress in development. The project, belonging to the second phase of Shouhang’s Dunhuang CSP plan (Phase one 10MW completed) is the largest molten salt tower CSP [...]

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China Shouhang Dunhuang 100 MW molten salt Concentrated Solar Power Plant

Beijing Shouhang IHW Resourves Saving Co., Ltd (shorted as Shouhang) recently reported on the progress of its Shouhang Dunhuang 100 MW molten salt Solar Tower CSP Plant, which is among China 1st phase of 20 CSP pilot projects, and expected to be the second to be completed after the first [...]

Concentrated solar power tower exposes materials to intense heat to test thermal response

Sandia National Laboratories is using its solar tower to help assess the impact of extreme temperature changes on materials. The tests, now in their second year, take advantage of the ability of Sandia's National Solar Thermal Test Facility to simulate a very rapid increase in temperature followed by an [...]

World biggest concentrated solar power tower with storage NOORo 3 starts commissioning

The world’s biggest solar tower power plant with molten salt storage has begun commissioning in Morocco, and is scheduled to begin production by October. The 150MW Noor Ouarzazate III solar receiver, with 7.5 hours of molten salt storage is only the second big scale project of its type, and trumps [...]

DLR’s new solar receiver CentRec® exceeds 900 degrees Celsius target in the Jülich Concentrated Solar Power Tower

Solar researchers of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) reached in DLR’s Jülich Solar Tower test facility an important milestone for the development of a new receiver concept for solar tower power plants: During the solar test operation of the so-called centrifugal receiver CentRec® for the generation and storage of [...]

SolarReserve may add 70MW solar farm to Port Augusta concentrated solar power tower

US solar company SolarReserve has sought approval to add a 70MW solar PV farm to the world leading solar tower and molten salt storage facility proposed for Port Augusta in South Australia. The plans for the additional solar PV are revealed in a development application to the South Australia Planning [...]

A new concentrated solar power tower in the Northern Cape will be the second tallest building in SA

As part of the South African Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), a consortium led by SolarReserve and International Company for Power and Water (ACWA Power) have signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with Eskom, South Africa’s public electric utility company, for the Redstone [...]

SUPCON Delingha 50MW molten salt tower Concentrated Solar Power project recovers construction after winter stop

Supcon Solar Delingha 50MW CSP plant was selected to be one of China 1st batch of CSP pilot projects on September 2016. As the project developer SUPCON Solar announced earlier, the construction work was officially recovered on March 5th after the freezing cold winter. And the project is going to [...]