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Concentrated Solar Power Projects Updates in China

Feasibility Study Bidding for SPIC Hami 1GW Concentrated Solar Power+PV Project Xinjiang Energy & Chemical Co., Ltd. of State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) invited public bids for the feasibility study of SPIC Hami 1GW CSP+PV Project, which includes 100MW of CSP and 900MW of PV. RFQ for Datang Shichengzi 1GW [...]

2022-08-12T15:31:07+00:0012-08-2022|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , |

How “Hot Solar” Aviation Fuel from H2O and CO2 Has Taken Off

A Q&A with Aldo Steinfeld – pioneer in solar fuels research Aldo Steinfeld, a professor at ETH Zurich, has been systematically developing the technologies for the production of solar fuels over several decades. At a time when concentrated solar power (CSP) was first attempted as an electricity producer, Steinfeld’s lab [...]

RayGen connects concentrated solar power towers to the grid, but storage component will have to wait

A Melbourne-based solar storage technology company hoping to combine solar power and long duration energy storage (LDES) has announced that one component of its flagship site in Western Victoria is now connected to the grid. RayGen – backed by AGL and a host of big international energy companies – said [...]

Heliogen and Dimensional Energy Announce First-of-its-Kind Collaboration to Produce Carbon-Free Sustainable Aviation Fuel from Concentrated Sunlight and Green Hydrogen

Initiative to demonstrate technology and produce jet fuel reserves for commercially viable carbon neutral flight. Heliogen, Inc. (NYSE: HLGN), a leading provider of AI-enabled concentrated solar energy technology, today announced it has entered into a letter of intent (“LOI”) with Dimensional Energy, a sustainable fuels company, to jointly produce sustainable [...]

What Is Concentrated Solar Power?

What exactly is concentrated solar-thermal power (CSP) and how does it work? Mirrors are used in CSP technologies to reflect and concentrate sunlight onto a receiver. In the receiver, the energy from concentrated sunlight heats a high-temperature fluid. This heat, also known as thermal energy, can be used to generate [...]

2022-08-07T13:18:23+00:0007-08-2022|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: |

EPC Confirmed for Yumen 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power Project

On July 25, Yumen Xin'ao New Energy Co., Ltd. released the announcement of the winning candidates of EPC Contractor and Project Supervisor for the 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power Project of Yumen Xinao 700MW PV+CSP+Wind Project, and NWEPDI of Energy China won the EPC bid and Sichuan Jiangdian Construction Supervision [...]

How the world’s largest concentrated solar power project works

Modern technologies create opportunities for any state to switch to renewable sources of cheap energy from water, wind, or the sun. But for this to happen, of course, efforts must be made and several large-scale reforms and projects implemented, as was done, for instance, in Morocco. How did this country [...]

Solar Dynamics, EPRI & Malta to Advance Nitrate Salt Thermal Energy Storage

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selected Solar Dynamics LLC, EPRI and Malta Inc. to develop a new design basis document intended to accelerate low-carbon energy applications that use nitrate salt energy storage. The initiative will combine the organizations’ knowledge and experience to present technical recommendations for future energy projects [...]

Registration Opens for SolarPACES Conference in Albuquerque, USA

We are pleased to announce that you may now register for the SolarPACES 2022 Conference! Register now! After two years of online meetings, we are more than eager to bring the community back together for a surely memorable event! “…Concentrated Solar Power continues to see significant global growth, with approximately [...]

HORIZON-STE EU Cooperation & Closing Even

ESTELA and HOROZON-STE partners are delighted to invite you to the EU Cooperation & Closing Event, which will take place at Hotel HILTON Brussels Grand Place (and via Webex), on 14 September 2022 from 09.50 till 16.30. The purpose of this event is to: Briefly present the main findings and [...]

2022-08-01T17:16:56+00:0001-08-2022|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Etiquetas: , |

On-Sun Test of Novel Solar Combined-Cycle

A new paper (Experimental Testing of a 300 kWth Open Volumetric Air Receiver (OVAR) Coupled with a Small-Scale Brayton Cycle. Operating Experience and Lessons Learnt) describes an on-sun test at the Plataforma Solar de Almería (PSA) testing site in Spain of a design for a CSP plant with a novel [...]

DEWA concentrated solar power plant (UAE): first molten salts injected into the receiver designed and supplied by John Cockerill

The DEWA concentrated solar power plant in the Dubai desert reached another major milestone on 14 July 2022: the first salts were injected into the receiver designed and supplied by John Cockerill. Commissioning is continuing in order to reach 565°C at the receiver outlet. This molten salt technology, used as [...]

With an 18% drop in total installed costs (2019-2020), Concentrated Solar Power can help us achieve net-zero by 2050

The world is in a joint effort to achieve a net-zero economy by 2050. The ongoing energy transition has motivated the emergence of new technologies, which promises to cause even more transformation in the renewables market. We already know the benefits and popularity of photovoltaic panels. Its rise is also [...]

2022-07-27T18:57:37+00:0027-07-2022|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: |
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