EPC tender announced for China CPECC Hami 50 MW MS Tower Concentrated Solar Power project

CPECC Hami 50MW MS Tower CSP project, one of China 1st phase 20 pilot projects is owned and developed by China National Electric Engineering Corporation (CPECC), has been announced to call for EPC contractor. The project is expected to be started this April 20 and commissioned on September 30, [...]

2017-03-02T09:20:50+00:0028-02-2017|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Etiquetas: , |

Thermochemical Energy Storage for Concentrated Solar Power using natural limestone

The share of renewable energies is rapidly growing partly in response to the urgent need of mitigating CO2 emissions from fossil fuel power plants. However, cheap and efficient large-scale energy storage technologies are not yet available to allow for a significant penetration of renewable energies into the grid. Recently, it [...]

Ph.D. Student within Energy Technology – group for concentrated solar power

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. [...]

2017-02-27T10:52:23+00:0027-02-2017|Categorías: Sin categoría|Etiquetas: |

Tenders line up for Concentrated Solar Power Tower Plant

China Power Engineering Consulting Group Northwest Electric Power Design Institute Co., Ltd. (referred to as the Northwest Institute) Hami 50MW tower molten salt power generation project’s concentrating solar system launched its bid opening On February 18, and there are six bidders involved in the bid. The six bidders are as follows: 1. Beijing [...]

2017-02-27T10:49:45+00:0024-02-2017|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, Documents, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|

Hybrid Microgrid in Italy to Include Concentrated Solar Power

Development is underway on the Italian island of Sardinia of a 1.2 MW hybrid microgrid that incorporates concentrating solar power (CSP), a diversion from the more common use of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels in microgrids. CSP condenses the sun’s rays into a small area, typically through use of mirrors or [...]

How South Australia can function reliably while moving to 100% renewables

Despite the criticism levelled at South Australia over its renewable energy ambitions, the state is nevertheless aiming to be carbon neutral by mid-century), which will mean moving to 100% renewable electricity over the next 15-20 years. The biggest challenge will be meeting the 2-3 hours of peak demand during the [...]

2017-02-23T09:00:07+00:0023-02-2017|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Etiquetas: , , |

Saudi Arabia invites bids for 700MW renewable energy projects

Saudi Arabia has invited pre-qualification bids from leading global and regional construction companies to develop 700MW renewable energy projects under the first phase of its National Renewable Energy Programme, said a report. The Phase One projects include a 300 MW solar facility at Sakaka in the kingdom’s northern Al Jouf [...]

2017-02-23T08:56:02+00:0023-02-2017|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Etiquetas: , , |

Middle East develops 1.3 GW of Concentrated Solar Power projects

Around 1.3 GW of CSP capacity is under development in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), according to a new report from the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA). Projects are at bidding stage in Morocco, Iran, Kuwait and United Arab Emirates (UAE), while projects are planning stage in [...]

Chinese Concentrated Solar Power developers hire foreign advisors

China awarded its first batch of 20 CSP projects in September 2016, including nine solar towers, seven parabolic trough plants and four Linear Fresnel plants. The projects must be completed by the end of 2018 to be eligible for the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) of 1.15 yuan/kWh ($0.17/kWh). This gave developers [...]

2017-02-22T22:21:59+00:0022-02-2017|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Etiquetas: , |

Royal Tech 100 MW Trough Concentrated Solar Power project launched bid opening

Report from CSPPLAZA: On the morning of February 20, Inner Mongolia Royal Tech New Energy Co., Ltd. Urat 100MW parabolic trough CSP project launched its bid opening for steam turbine, generator, steam generation unit and heat exchanger. There are total 19 companies participated in this bidding. Only technical bid [...]

2017-02-22T15:52:07+00:0022-02-2017|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Etiquetas: , |

300 global key CSP players gather in March Beijing CSP Focus China 2017

At the timing of China pilot CSP projects development, CSP Focus are inviting global solar CSP industry peers to gather during March 23-24 in Beijing, witness the progresses of the CSP plants, get the freshest news on policy and market, share the most advanced technologies and products, meet old friends [...]

2017-02-22T11:29:21+00:0021-02-2017|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Etiquetas: , |

Central receiver and linear systems will contribute to achieve lower Concentrated Solar Power costs

ESTELA, the European Association for Solar Thermal Electricity, welcomes the technical report “Concentrating Solar Power Gen3 Demonstration Roadmap” released in January 2017 by NREL[1] in the context of the SunShot Initiative – a program launched in 2011 in the U.S. aiming at making solar thermal electricity cost-competitive with power [...]

2017-02-16T17:43:40+00:0016-02-2017|Categorías: Sin categoría|Etiquetas: |

South Australia energy minister offers hope for Concentrated Solar Power and storage

The threat of three state Liberal parties to unwind the renewable energy targets in South Australia, Victoria and Queensland has elicited an encouraging response from SA energy minister Tom Koutsantonis about the attraction of solar thermal energy as a “dispatchable” energy source. The Liberal party in SA, led by [...]

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