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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 [...]

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 [...]

Mongolian Concentrated Solar Power generated round the clock

In a solar energy record for round-the-clock power generation, Mongolia’s Wulate 100MW trough CSP project ran continuously for 12 days, generating pure solar energy without batteries; due to the thermal energy storage in CSP. (How Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) works) In Mongolia at a latitude of 41.5 degrees, the Wulate [...]

Concentrated Solar Power Project Tenders Last Week (Nov.14-20) in China

Project Construction Supervision Bidding- POWERCHINA Ruoqiang 100MW CSP + 900MW PV Project On Nov. 14, POWERCHINA Renewable Energy Co., Ltd issued a tender announcement for the construction supervision of the POWERCHINA Ruoqiang 100MW CSP + 900MW PV Project. According to the announcement, the owner of POWERCHINA Ruoqiang 100MW CSP + [...]

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Concentrated Solar Power Project Tenders Last Two Week (Nov. 1-13)

Vacuum Pump Tender- Akesai Huidong New Energy Concentrated Solar Power + PV Pilot Project On November 7, East China Electric Power Design Institute Co., Ltd. of China Power Engineering Consulting Group issued a procurement announcement for vacuum pumps for the Akesai Huidong New Energy CSP + PV Pilot Project. Latest [...]

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Concentrated Solar Power Project Tenders in China

Tender on Electrical Instrument Installation - Jinta Zhongguang Solar Energy CSP+PV Project On October 24, Zhejiang Thermal Power Construction Co., Ltd issued a tender for the whole plant electrical installation project of Jinta Zhongguang Solar Energy CSP+PV Project Including 400MW Molten Salt TES Load Side - SPIC Tongliao 750MW Project [...]

2022-11-09T12:42:26+00:0009-11-2022|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , |

China’s energy storage pilots include grid-powered molten salt

While most countries are quietly ignoring thermal storage, China seems to be plowing its own furrow, and continues to toy with thermal technologies, in particular molten salt. Most molten-salt thermal storage in the west has been powered by concentrated solar power (CSP) projects – 50 MW to 100 MW mirror [...]

China’s 2050 Power can be Zero Carbon for Under 1% of GDP: Study

A new study in Nature Communications; Cost increase in the electricity supply to achieve carbon neutrality in China calculates the total new expenditure needed to replace fossil fuels for electricity by 2050 (along with the costs of three other less ambitious scenarios not discussed here) This goal will entail a [...]

Concentrated Solar Power is entering into a fast track in 2022 in China

Within the Multi-Energy RE complex combining with PV and/or Wind, Concentrated Solar Power is playing a role as stabilizer and regulator, easing the power fluctuation and curtailment of PV and Wind. CSP is a must and standard configuration in the newly announced around 30 “Wind/PV + CSP” Complexes located in [...]

2022-10-10T10:42:21+00:0010-10-2022|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , |

China now has 30 Concentrated Solar Power Projects with Thermal Energy Storage Underway

The development of Concentrated Solar Power is entering into a fast track in 2022 here in China.  Within the Multi-Energy RE complexes combining with PV and/or Wind, CSP is playing a role as stabilizer and regulator, easing the power fluctuation and curtailment of PV and Wind, through its thermal energy storage. [...]

China Seeks Bids to Build Nine Concentrated Solar Power Plants

Equipment Procurement Tenders- CGN New Energy Jilin 100MW CSP Project On September 2, Da’an Guangtou Zhongneng CSP Company issued a bidding announcement for the turbine generator set, steam generation system, solar concentration and heat collection system, cold salt pump, hot salt pump and thermoregulation pump of CGN New Energy Jilin [...]

Concentrated Solar Power Project Tenders Last Week (Sept 1-11) in China

Equipment Procurement Tenders- CGN New Energy Jilin 100MW CSP Project On September 2, Da'an Guangtou Zhongneng CSP Company issued a bidding announcement for the turbine generator set, steam generation system, solar concentration and heat collection system, cold salt pump, hot salt pump and thermoregulation pump of CGN New Energy Jilin [...]

2022-09-13T13:37:01+00:0013-09-2022|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , |

Concentrated Solar Power Project Tenders Last Week (Aug 8 – 14) in China

Bidding for External Review of Feasibility Study Report of Jixi Base Lugu DC 1.4 GW RE Project (Concentrated Solar Power 100MW) On August 8, SPIC issued a request for quotation (RFQ) for the external review service of feasibility study report of Jixi Base Lugu DC 1.4 GW RE project, including [...]

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