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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 [...]

Shouhang Dunhuang 100MW Molten Salt Tower Concentrated Solar Power Project

On Nov, 4th, 2017, tower completed.   New!   ● On May, 13th, 2017, structural construction of administration building finished; ● In Nov, 2016, field leveling workstarted, core component procurement and main work construction began; ● On Nov, 9th, 2015,construction started; ● In 2014, project design began;   Progress expectation: ● In [...]

2018-01-19T17:19:23+00:00 19-01-2018|Categories: Sin categoría|Tags: , , , , , |

Israel builds world‘s largest concentrated solar power tower

Israel‘s climate is ideal for concentrated solar power generation. It‘s almost exclusively sunny and it‘s warm enough to take advantage of solar thermal as well as solar photovoltaic power, but the country has been slow to move away from fossil fuels, particularly natural gas. That is starting to change with [...]

China Gonghe 50MW Tower Concentrated Solar Power project biddings open for civil construction

Power China Qinghai Gonghe 50MW Tower CSP Project is one of China 1st batch 20 pilot CSP projects. The project developer published biddings for civil construction of solar field and conventional island on Dec. 15, and both of the biddings will be opened on Jan 10, 2018. And the [...]

2017-12-19T15:38:55+00:00 18-12-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , , |

China Dahua Shangyi 50MW tower Concentrated Solar Power project starts next April

Dahua Shangyi 50MW tower CSP project was selected as one of China 1st batch of 20 pilot CSP projects last September. The project owner & developer Dahua Engineering Management Corporation made some introduction about the progress earlier this week. Located in Shangyi Zhangjiakou, Hebei Province, the project specific site has [...]

ACWA Power scales up tower-trough design to set record-low Concentrated Solar Power price

The giant 700 MW project in Dubai will combine tower and trough technologies and use scale and local infrastructure synergies to set a new benchmark price of $73/MWh for CSP with storage, Andrea Lovato, ACWA Power's Executive Director of Business Development, told New Energy Update. On September 16, the [...]

China Shouhang Dunhuang 100 MW molten salt Solar Tower Concentrated Solar Power pilot project

Beijing Shouhang IHW Resourves Saving Co., Ltd (shorted as Shouhang) is one of the leading solar CSP industry players in China. In 2013, Shouhang monitored Dunhuang’s DNI and started design and construction according to the measured statistics. On December 2016, 138 meters receiver tower was lighted firstly, which marked that, [...]

World’s tallest concentrated solar power tower

World's tallest solar tower nears completion in Negev desert Israel.The construction of an immense solar power station was well underway near the kibbutz of Ashalim in the Negev desert on Tuesday. The plant’s 250-metre tower boasts the title of the tallest tower in the world, and once complete it [...]

2017-10-25T13:54:22+00:00 25-10-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |