Storage

Noor Ouarzazate Solar Complex in Morocco, World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant

The Noor Ouarzazate Solar Complex is a 580MW solar power project located 10 kilometers north of the Moroccan city of Ouarzazate. It’s the world’s biggest concentrated solar power facility. The construction of a 160MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant, dubbed Noor I, was phase one of the Ouarzazate solar power [...]

Vast Solar selected by Australian and German governments for AUD$19.48m and EUR13.2m to advance green methanol production to power zero emission shipping and aviation

Australian cleantech company Vast Solar, a world-leader in concentrated solar thermal power (CSP), and the Solar Methanol Consortium have been selected to receive AUD$19.48m and EUR13.2m from a collaboration between the Australian and German Governments to develop a world-first green methanol demonstration plant, SM1 in Port Augusta, South Australia. The German-Australian [...]

Saeed Al Tayer emphasises Dubai’s clear strategy and roadmap to reach 100% of energy production capacity from clean energy sources by 2050

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), emphasised that Dubai has a clear strategy and roadmap to reach 100% energy production capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. Al Tayer made these remarks during a panel discussion titled ‘Sustainability in Project Management’ [...]

2023-01-26T13:01:47+00:0026-01-2023|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , |

Published in Case Studies in Thermal Engineering-Comparison study of thermoclinic heat storage tanks using different liquid metals for concentrated solar power

Comparison study of thermoclinic heat storage tanks using different liquid metals for concentrated solar power.   Abstract: Liquid metals are good potential heat transfer materials for thermoclinic heat storage (THS) systems and will play an important role in the next generation solar thermal power system with higher operating temperature. This [...]

US and China lead in thermal energy storage patents

Background: Concentrated solar thermal energy uses thermal energy storage. And China currently has 30 CSP projects under construction with thermal energy storage. Various options of energy storage are described in patented solutions in the field of solar energy. They include such technologies as those using latent heat, molten materials, compressed [...]

Fraunhofer-Chile finds PV- Concentrated Solar Power combo has better LCOE than gas

A new study from energy engineering consultancy Fraunhofer – for Chile found that a solar hybrid that combines PV and CSP with thermal energy storage would be able to replicate the flexibility of gas power plants – at a lower LCOE. The study is Comparison between Concentrated Solar Power and [...]

SUPCON SOLAR Delingha 50 MW Molten Salt Tower Concentrated Solar Power Plant Sees Another Good Year

The total annual cumulative actual power generation of the SUPCON SOLAR Delingha 50MW Molten Salt Tower CSP Plant in 2022 was 146.4 GWh, i.e. 100.26% of the designed annual power generation (146GWh), completing yearly target. Figure 1: 2022 annual power generation of the plant The plant has been operating in good conditions. As shown [...]

1414 Degrees readies silicon for its high temperature thermal energy storage

1414 Degrees has reached a major milestone in the development of its SiBox Demonstration Module. Construction is almost complete, meaning that the company is now confident enough to move forward with the installation of its thermal energy storage media (silicon) and is expecting to be able to commission the demonstration [...]

The night must also be decarbonized, by David Trebolle, Secretary General of Protermosolar

"In Spain, there are more than 20 operational process heat concentrated solar power projects, which will double by 2023, thanks to the paybacks that we currently have for 2-3 years." David Trebolle, general secretary of Protermosolar, the Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Thermosolar Industry, says so in an [...]

Clean energy reaches 14% of Dubai’s total power production capacity

The production capacity of clean energy in Dubai has reached 2,027 megawatts (MW) using photovoltaic solar power (PV) and concentrated solar power (CSP). This is about 14 per cent of Dubai’s total power production capacity of 14,517MW, says an official announcement. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai [...]

2023-01-01T15:23:47+00:0001-01-2023|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , , , |

Nanoparticle-based anticorrosion coatings for molten salts applications

High-temperature molten salt systems are employed in a wide variety of industrial applications, linked to energy production and storage, such as concentrated solar power, waste heat recovery, storage plants, fuel cells nuclear, etc. The reactivity of these salts is one of the main issues to address for the employment of [...]

HORIZON_STE final deliverables – available now

Following the successful execution of HORIZON_STE project, ESTELA and project partners CIEMAT, ENEA, DLR and METU are happy to share the final deliverables of the project: Final Country Reports, that include the research, key findings, conclusions and recommendations for 11 reviewed countries Report on Options for Future European Joint Programme [...]

Computational fluid dynamics study of hydrogen production using concentrated solar radiation as a heat source

Published in the January Issue of Energy Conversion and Management Computational fluid dynamics study of hydrogen production using concentrated solar radiation as a heat source Abstract The purpose of this paper is to study the performance of the steam methane reformer (SMR) using solar energy as a heat source using [...]

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