Why Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) beats Photovoltaic (PV) at less than 3 USD cents per kWh

The cost of renewable energy is dropping every year, and this year we saw record low cost Photovoltaic (PV) projects such as the 800 MW project in Dubai offered at 2.99 US$ cents/kWh. So how is it that concentrating solar power (CSP) is still an attractive technology compared to PV? [...]

POWERCHINA New Energy Toksun 100 MW tower concentrated solar power project steam turbine generator set, steam generation system started procurement

POWERCHINA Zhongnan Survey and Design Institute Co., Ltd issued a procurement competition announcement on steam turbine generator set and auxiliary equipment, steam generation system and auxiliary heating equipment of POWERCHINA New Energy Turpan Toksun County Wusstone solar thermal + photovoltaic integration project. Project Overview: The project is located 6 km [...]

Register for the 26th Cologne Solar Colloquium June 22

Our aim is to bring together industry specialists and researchers to explore crucial monitoring methods, tools, and techniques that can enhance the performance of solar plants. Whether you are a researcher, an industry professional, in higher education or just a solar enthusiast, this event promises to be an excellent opportunity [...]

Each MW of concentrated solar power can replace each MW of natural gas and achieve the decarbonization of the electricity sector

Each MW of solar thermal power can replace each MW of gas and achieve a total transition of the electricity sector, which would imply the substitution of current natural gas plants, as can be seen from the study carried out by Protermosolar in collaboration with the Comillas Pontifical University, which [...]

Bidding for cost consulting service of Yumen 100 MW concentrated solar power energy storage project

On May 18, China Atomic Energy Industry Co., Ltd was entrusted by Yumen Xinao New Energy Co., Ltd to invite qualified bidders for online electronic bidding on the cost consulting service of its "Solar Thermal Power Energy Storage + Photovoltaic + Wind Power" demonstration project of 100MW solar thermal energy [...]

Extra efficiency for Concentrated Solar Power plants via molten salt

The most important sources of renewable energy, the sun and the wind, are infinitely available – but they do depend on meteorological conditions, the time of day and the time of year. In the future, storage methods that smooth out these fluctuations will therefore play a decisive role in round-the-clock, [...]

Xizang Zabuye integrated energy supply project molten salt stop valve bidding

On May 16, Shanghai Baohua International Tendering Co., LTD. (hereinafter referred to as the tendering agency), entrusted by Ouye Industrial Products Co., LTD. (hereinafter referred to as the Buyer), conducted public bidding for the following goods required by molten salt cut-off valve for its source network charge storage integrated energy [...]

Concentrated solar reactor generates unprecedented amounts of hydrogen

A new solar-radiation-concentrating device produces “green” hydrogen at a rate of more than 2 kilowatts while maintaining efficiencies above 20%. The pilot-scale device, which is already operational under real sunlight conditions, also produces usable heat and oxygen, and its developers at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland [...]

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Interview Jin Jianxiang, president of Cosin Solar Technology Co., Ltd

Cosin Solar Technology Co., Ltd. is one of the pioneer enterprises in China to engage in the promotion of research and industrialization of CSP technology. Specializing in the application of CSP, CSP+ hybrid solution and molten salt thermal energy storage technology, we are able to provide our customers with advanced, [...]

Tibet Zabuye integrated energy supply project high and low pressure heater bid

On May 10, Shanghai Baohua International Bidding Co., Ltd was entrusted by China Shipbuilding New Power Co., Ltd to bid for high pressure heater and low pressure heater in its Tibet Zabuye source grid load storage integrated energy supply project. Name of bidding goods: high pressure heater/ low pressure heater [...]

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Vast Solar gains partner for solar methanol export

Vast Solar has executed a letter of intent (LOI) with German energy company Mabanaft GmbH & Co. KG for potential offtake and equity investment in Solar Methanol 1 (SM1), Vast’s world-first green methanol demonstration plant. Vast is a concentrated solar power (CSP) technology and project developer, which boasts technology to [...]

An energy storage system project with a total investment of 400 million yuan was built in Minqin

In Gansu Weiheng Energy Storage Technology Co., LTD., energy storage system digital intelligent factory production line project site, machinery roar, workers are stepping up construction, steel material processing, binding reinforcement, plant foundation excavation, comprehensive building raft foundation pouring...... Steady progress has been made in all construction work. Composite building raft [...]

Pros and Cons of Concentrated Solar Power

In the previous article, I described the essential principles of thermosolar technology or concentrated solar power (CSP). In this article, I analyze the advantages and disadvantages of this technology in order to understand what factors hinder its massive roll-out. The following image shows a diagram of the essential components of [...]

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