Concentrated Solar Power

Bill Gates-backed CSP “Sunlight Refinery” Heliogen Raises $108 Million

Heliogen, the renewable energy technology company unlocking the power of sunlight to replace fossil fuels, today announced that it has raised $108 million in two funding rounds to accelerate the global deployment of its Sunlight Refinery™, a turnkey concentrated solar energy system that aims to make carbon-free energy for high-temperature heat, power, and [...]

Macquarie closes €90 million debt investment in Spanish concentrated solar power portfolio

Macquarie Asset Management has today announced a €90 million debt investment in a portfolio of concentrated solar power (CSP) plants in southern Spain. The 120 MW capacity portfolio is comprised of the 20 MW Gemasolar tower plant, the world’s first solar plant to achieve 24-hour operations, and two 50 MW [...]

Con­cen­trat­ed so­lar pow­er pro­duces heat, elec­tric­i­ty and fu­el

  A DLR short study on solar thermal power plants summarises the current technological status, requirements and possibilities. Solar thermal power plants open the way for the production of controllable energy from renewable sources. The technology is about to be rolled out and has enormous potential. DLR has many years [...]

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Industrial Processes

In sunny regions, solar thermal power plants based on Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and equipped with large thermal storage units provide dispatchable electricity. Together with our partners, we are conducting research to further improve materials, coatings, components, collectors and systems, so that efficiency is increased and manufacturing costs are reduced. Thus, in 2020, [...]

DEWA to add an additional 600MW of clean energy capacity to Dubai’s energy mix in 2021

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), announced that DEWA will add 600 megawatts (MW) of clean energy capacity using photovoltaic solar panels and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) during 2021. This will increase DEWA’s total power capacity from clean energy to 1,613 [...]

Shanghai Electric Makes Significant Progress on the CSP Tower and Parabolic Trough Plant in Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

Shanghai Electric ("Shanghai Electric" or "the Company") (601727.SS and 02727.HK) announced that the first molten salt tank hydro test for the Parabolic Trough Plant-II (PT2) of the fourth phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park was carried out on May 9, the positive results of which laid a crucial [...]

Cerro Dominador solar thermal plant inaugurated in Chile

The concentrated solar power plant, built by a consortium formed by Abengoa and Acciona for EIG Global Energy Partners, has a capacity of 110 MW and is the first of its kind built in Latin America. Yesterday, June 8, the Cerro Dominador solar thermal plant was officially inaugurated. It has [...]

EIG-Owned Cerro Dominador Inaugurates Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant in Chile

First CSP Plant in Latin America to Provide 100% Renewable Energy on 24-Hour Basis. Facility to Supply Chilean National Electrical System with Flexible, Reliable and Safe Energy. EIG, a leading institutional investor to the global energy sector and one of the world’s leading infrastructure investors, today announced the inauguration of [...]

AGL plots solar thermal storage future for Liddell

AGL Energy interim chief executive Graeme Hunt says an innovative solar thermal project envisaged for the Liddell site in NSW is an example of the repurposing of baseload coal sites expected at its PrimeCo business as it gradually pivots towards lower-carbon energy. AGL and partner RayGen have begun construction [...]

How a Bank Resurrected SolarReserve’s Redstone Concentrated Solar Power with ACWA Power

SolarPACES interviewed Bernard Geldenhuys, the Senior Transactor in the Power and Infrastructure team at Investec Bank, a lender with 8,300 employees that has been closely involved in the 100 MW Redstone solar power tower since 2018, when its delayed PPA was signed with Eskom, as the first commercial bank to [...]

Kuwait’s MEW plans eight power plants to produce 17,300 MW of electricity

A report issued by the Ministry of Electricity, Water and Renewable Energy revealed a plan that includes the establishment of eight future plants to produce 17,300 megawatts to ensure the country’s needs of electricity and water in the face of the “Kuwait 2035” Vision and the increasing demand, which is [...]

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Chile Considers Converting 30 Coal Plants into “Carnot” Batteries

By 2050 Chile plans to be carbon neutral. A crucial part of that goal is the decarbonisation of its energy mix. To do this, all coal-fired power plants will stop operating by 2040. IMAGE@Wikiwand A very simplified schematic of the essential idea of a “Carnot” Battery To deliver maximum benefit, two additional [...]

RIOGLASS SUN2HEAT SYSTEM ACHIEVES RECORD BREAKING PERFORMANCE

Rioglass, the world leader in the development, production, and marketing of premium receiver tubes and concentrating mirrors for the Solar Thermal Energy market, is proud to announce its process heat system Sun2Heat® achieved a Record Breaking Optical Peak Efficiency of 74.6% for a Linear Fresnel Collector. Data extracted from [...]