As known to all CSP industry players SolarReserve and BrightSource Energy are among the leading CSP Tower technology and project development in America. SolarReserve is enjoying the first year successful operation of their 110MW Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Plant. At the same time, Brightsource is busy with their new CSP [...]
Construction is set to begin this month on the world’s tallest solar tower—a 787-ft-high structure in Israel’s Negev desert that will supply 1% of the country’s power. Surrounded by 50,600 sun-tracking heliostats over 3.15 square kilometers, the tower will provide 121 MW of concentrating solar power (CSP) at the Ashalim [...]
As a leading enterprise in Concentrated Solar Power industry, a foreign company with its global strategic focus deeply rooted in China CSP market, because of Ivanpah, BrightSource is widely recognized by CSP industry for its innovative application of tower technology at commercial scale; it is also rightly because of Ivanpah, [...]
The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, the world’s biggest solar-thermal power plant, generated 67,300 megawatt-hours electricity in February, up from about 30,300 a year earlier, according to NRG Energy Inc., which operates the faculty and co-owns it with BrightSource Energy Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google. The operator of a massive [...]
The Ashalim Solar Thermal Power Station located in Israel's Negev Desert features BrightSource Energy's concentrated solar power technology. The 121 megawatt facility is being constructed by Megalim Solar Power Ltd., a Build, Operate, Transfer (B.O.T.) concession company owned by NOY Fund, BrightSource Energy and General Electric (GE). BrightSource Energy, Inc., [...]
One of the most ambitious solar energy projects on the planet is in trouble. The $2.2 billion Ivanpah concentrated solar power facility in California has fallen well short of its expected power output and now has a year to get itself back on track, or it risks being forced to [...]
The tower, being built by Israel-based Megalim Solar Power, whose shareholders include General Electric, will be taller than other solar towers, enabling it to generate up to 121 megawatts of power. Due to be completed late next year at a cost of 3 billion shekels ($773 million), the facility will [...]
Saft’s Tadiran Batteries to Power BrightSource’s Innovative Solar Field Technology for Concentrated Solar Power
Multi-million euro contract to supply more than 50,000 rechargeable lithium-ion battery packs to power BrightSource’s heliostats and optical concentrating devices for 121 MW Ashalim Thermal Solar Power Station in Israel. Tadiran Batteries, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Saft Group and a leader in the development of lithium batteries for [...]
Since late 2013, four Concentrated Solar Power operations have begun operating in the deserts of Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
Once fully operational, the Concentrated Solar Power plant will prevent the burning of 4.26 million tonnes of coal every year, reducing CO2 emissions by 896,000 tonnes.
Two Giant Israeli Concentrated Solar Power Plants Will Soon Provide Nearly 2 Percent Of The Country’s Electricity
On Sunday, Israel inked a $1 billion deal to build what will become the second 121-megawatt concentrated solar power plant under construction on a swath of country’s southern Negev desert.
Megalim Solar Power hosted a Cornerstone Ceremony in Israel to celebrate progress on the Ashalim concentrated solar power project, one of the largest of its kind in the world.
Ivanpah Concentrated Solar Power Production Up 170% in 2015, An Open Letter to the Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal has returned attention to the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, the $2.2 billion Department of Energy-backed concentrated solar power plant.