Storage

Bill Gates-backed CSP “Sunlight Refinery” Heliogen Raises $108 Million

Heliogen, the renewable energy technology company unlocking the power of sunlight to replace fossil fuels, today announced that it has raised $108 million in two funding rounds to accelerate the global deployment of its Sunlight Refinery™, a turnkey concentrated solar energy system that aims to make carbon-free energy for high-temperature heat, power, and [...]

Con­cen­trat­ed so­lar pow­er pro­duces heat, elec­tric­i­ty and fu­el

  A DLR short study on solar thermal power plants summarises the current technological status, requirements and possibilities. Solar thermal power plants open the way for the production of controllable energy from renewable sources. The technology is about to be rolled out and has enormous potential. DLR has many years [...]

DEWA to add an additional 600MW of clean energy capacity to Dubai’s energy mix in 2021

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), announced that DEWA will add 600 megawatts (MW) of clean energy capacity using photovoltaic solar panels and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) during 2021. This will increase DEWA’s total power capacity from clean energy to 1,613 [...]

Shanghai Electric Makes Significant Progress on the CSP Tower and Parabolic Trough Plant in Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

Shanghai Electric ("Shanghai Electric" or "the Company") (601727.SS and 02727.HK) announced that the first molten salt tank hydro test for the Parabolic Trough Plant-II (PT2) of the fourth phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park was carried out on May 9, the positive results of which laid a crucial [...]

Cerro Dominador solar thermal plant inaugurated in Chile

The concentrated solar power plant, built by a consortium formed by Abengoa and Acciona for EIG Global Energy Partners, has a capacity of 110 MW and is the first of its kind built in Latin America. Yesterday, June 8, the Cerro Dominador solar thermal plant was officially inaugurated. It has [...]

EIG-Owned Cerro Dominador Inaugurates Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant in Chile

First CSP Plant in Latin America to Provide 100% Renewable Energy on 24-Hour Basis. Facility to Supply Chilean National Electrical System with Flexible, Reliable and Safe Energy. EIG, a leading institutional investor to the global energy sector and one of the world’s leading infrastructure investors, today announced the inauguration of [...]

AGL plots solar thermal storage future for Liddell

AGL Energy interim chief executive Graeme Hunt says an innovative solar thermal project envisaged for the Liddell site in NSW is an example of the repurposing of baseload coal sites expected at its PrimeCo business as it gradually pivots towards lower-carbon energy. AGL and partner RayGen have begun construction [...]

How a Bank Resurrected SolarReserve’s Redstone Concentrated Solar Power with ACWA Power

SolarPACES interviewed Bernard Geldenhuys, the Senior Transactor in the Power and Infrastructure team at Investec Bank, a lender with 8,300 employees that has been closely involved in the 100 MW Redstone solar power tower since 2018, when its delayed PPA was signed with Eskom, as the first commercial bank to [...]

Chile Considers Converting 30 Coal Plants into “Carnot” Batteries

By 2050 Chile plans to be carbon neutral. A crucial part of that goal is the decarbonisation of its energy mix. To do this, all coal-fired power plants will stop operating by 2040. IMAGE@Wikiwand A very simplified schematic of the essential idea of a “Carnot” Battery To deliver maximum benefit, two additional [...]

Cerro Dominador Concentrated Solar Power plant inks power contract with Santiago municipality

The 110-MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant Cerro Dominador, located in Chile’s Atacama desert, will supply its electricity to a municipal civic centre in Greater Santiago. The Cerro Dominador company announced on Monday it had been awarded a contract in a tender process by the municipality of Lo Barnechea to [...]

Aalborg CSP improves bankability of Thermal Storage technology with certificate from Lloyd’s Register for unique lid technology

The world’s cheapest and most scalable energy storage technology has reached an important milestone as solutions for a reliable operation for at least 25 years and other key design requirements has now been certified by an independent third party. Danish renewable and energy storage specialist, Aalborg CSP has received the [...]

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The Fastest Route to Commercialize Solar Hydrogen – is through Australian Copper Mines?

The fastest route to commercializing solar hydrogen could be by supplying hydrogen, oxygen and heat for Australia’s copper mining industry with solar thermochemistry, Christian Sattler told this reporter for SolarPACES recently. With his experience heading solar fuels research at Germany’s solar research center at DLR, Sattler sees a synergistic connection [...]

Dewa set to commission world’s tallest Concentrated Solar Power tower in September

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority is set to commission the world's tallest concentrated solar power (CSP) tower located within the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, in September. Standing tall at 262.44 m, the tower has a capacity of 100 MW in addition to 200 MW from parabolic trough. [...]