The major global cement producer CEMEX has begun work with the solar fuel start-up Synhelion to demonstrate the world’s first zero emissions cement production with high temperature solar. Synhelion is a solar research spin-off from ETH that uses an advanced concentrated solar thermal (CST) technology to generate temperatures at up [...]
The goal of this RFI is to assess how we can accelerate the commercialization of sCO2 integration with CSP. Today, the Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) has issued a new request for information (RFI) about the integration of advanced supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) power cycles and thermal energy storage with concentrating [...]
The world’s initial Concentrated SolarPower (CSP) plants continue to use the legacy steam cycles of conventional thermal plants. But steam cycle is a mature technology with temperature-based efficiency limits, hampering the potential to raise efficiency and lower costs. Consequently, international researchers have investigated a new power cycle, a closed [...]
Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) will play a key role in a decarbonized economy because it can produce heat without adding any carbon emissions. Though for centuries we’ve produced heat for industrial uses by burning a fossil fuel like coal, or more recently oil and gas, in the future we [...]
Shouhang IHW signed agreement with EDF on supercritical CO2 Brayton cycle coupled with Concentrated Solar Power plant
On, Dec 28, 2017, Shouhang IHW signed an agreement on technology cooperation of supercritical CO2 Brayton cycle coupled with CSP plant with EDF. Part of main content as below: 1. Collaboration context Shouhang IHW is a high-tech enterprise, the industries that Shouhang IHW is involved include concentrated solar power (CSP) [...]
In this paper, we first proceed to develop the mathematical tools for the calculation of CO2 emissions abatement (annual and total) due to the installation of concentrating solar power (CSP) plants.
NREL developed and applied a systematic approach to review literature on life cycle assessments of concentrating solar power (CSP) systems.
Renewable energy sources are: solar PV, bio-power projects (40g of CO2 per kWh) and concentrated solar power (27g CO2 per kWh).
Shifting subsidies to the development of climate-benign energy sources such as wind energy, solar power, and geothermal energy will help stabilize the earth’s climate.
The 25 warmest years on record have come since 1980. And the 10 warmest years since global recordkeeping began in 1880 have come since 1998.
Those who spruik the benefits of emissions trading should be transparent about questions of how anticipated carbon prices over the next decade will transform our energy sector.
The main greenhouse gases have reached their highest levels recorded since pre-industrial times, according to the World Meteorological Organization’s 2009 Greenhouse Gas Bulletin.