These 25 Advanced CSP & CST Technologies to Share $33 Million US DOE Funding

The Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2021 Photovoltaics and Concentrating Solar-Thermal Power Funding Program (SETO FY21 PV and CSP) funds research and development projects that advance PV and Concentrated Solar Power to help eliminate carbon dioxide emissions from the energy sector. Solar reactors for high-temperature thermochemistry are among the breakthrough technologies to receive US [...]

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The Economics of Running Concentrated Solar Power as a Capacity Resource in the 100% Renewable Future

A new paper to be published in the journal Energy Conversion and Management: X: Using Concentrating-Solar-Power Plants as Economic Carbon-Free Capacity Resources – develops an approach to assessing the capacity contribution from CSP plants with thermal energy storage in a future Southwestern US grid once there is a very high [...]

2021-10-21T16:30:44+00:0021-10-2021|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , , |

DOE concentrated solar power research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded nearly $40 million to 40 projects that are advancing the next generation of solar, storage, and industrial technologies necessary for achieving the Biden-Harris administration’s climate goal of 100% clean electricity by 2035. Specifically, the projects will reduce the cost of solar technologies [...]

Confirmed Speakers and Panelists of 11th CSP Focus China 2021

We are pleased to announce 11th CSP Focus China 2021, which will be held on Oct. 28-29 in Beijing, China this year. The conference will be ON LINE too, with instant bilingual translation, given the constraints of international travel currently.     Confirmed Speakers and Panelists: Ms. Jingli Shi, Researcher, [...]

2021-10-14T20:08:30+00:0014-10-2021|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , , |

US may require 39 GW of Concentrated Solar Power to decarbonise

The full decarbonisation of the US power grid could require 39 GW of CSP capacity with thermal energy storage (TES) and potentially far greater levels, the US Department of Energy (DOE) said in a report published September 8. The U.S. currently has around 2 GW of installed CSP capacity, three [...]

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Chile’s record Concentrated Solar Power bid shows jumps in industry savings

Design improvements and greater EPC competition allowed EIG to slice costs for its second Concentrated Solar Power project in Chile and more favourable auction terms could cement a much-needed pipeline of projects. Heliostats are seen during the inauguration of the Cerro Dominador thermal solar power plant, in Maria Elena, [...]

World Future Energy Summit 2022 in Abu Dhabi to focus on solar energy

With solar capacity in the Mena region slated to reach up to 8,309 MW by 2022, the most abundant source of renewable energy will come under the spotlight at the Solar Expo & Forum of the World Future Energy Summit 2022 in Abu Dhabi. The Summit, from January 17 to [...]

Spain will launch a third renewable auction for Concentrated Solar Power before the end of 2021

The Ministry for the Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge plans to launch a third renewable auction before the end of the year. According to the Secretary of State for Energy, Sara Aagesen, this third renewable auction will go to solar thermal, biomass and other technologies. In this way, the spanish [...]

Macquarie closes €43 Million debt investment in Spanish concentrated solar power plant sponsored by Q-Energy

Macquarie Asset Management has closed a €43 million debt investment in a concentrated solar power plant in Spain owned by Q-Energy. The 50 MW capacity parabolic trough solar plant is located in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia. Operational since 2012, the solar plant produces enough clean electricity each year [...]

Golmud 3.82GW PV+Concentrated Solar Power+ESS Multi-energy Complementary Project Commenced

The Golmud Wutumeiren Multi-energy Complementary Project, which is developed and will be  implemented and constructed by China Green Development Group Qinghai New Energy Company (CGDG Qinghai New Energy), was commenced today. The project is located in Wutumeiren PV&CSP Park, Golmud City, Qinghai Province, with total investment of 19.575 billion CNY [...]

Another 2*100MW Concentrated Solar Power announced in Northeast China

Jinlin Province, China. An auction announcement was released by Government of Baicheng Municipal City of Jinlin Province in Sept 9th, including a total capacity of 1.4GW Renewable Energy projects, among which 800MW Wind, 400MW PV and 200MW CSP. The projects will be located in two places under Baicheng City, namely [...]

2021-09-13T11:12:02+00:0013-09-2021|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Etiquetas: , , |

3*100MW Concentrated Solar Power Auctions Announced in China

Qinghai Province, China. A total of 5.3GW Renewable Energies auction was announced yesterday on Sept 6, among which 3*100MW of Concentrated Solar Power projects, 3.8GW PV and 1.2GW Wind. The 5.3GW auction is divided into 7 bids, including: Bid No1: 900MW PV + 100MW CSP Bid No2: 900MW PV + [...]

Concentrated Solar Power Opportunities under China’s “Net-Zero” Ambition

We all know that Concentrated Solar Power development was not in a fast track in the past year. But things are going to change soon.   Under the “Net Zero” goals,  CSP is getting new momentum and will play a critical role in the future energy mix featuring high percentage [...]

2021-09-03T12:52:38+00:0003-09-2021|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , , |
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