Doosan Škoda commissions turbine for 110 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant in Chile

Doosan Škoda Power has commissioned a 110MW steam turbine for the concentrated solar power plant (CSP) in the Atacama Desert, Chile. The plant, owned by CSP developer Cerro Dominador, makes use of the excellent sun radiation combined with high altitude in the Atacama Desert. The plant provides power to approximately [...]

NamPower starts feasibility study for Concentrated Solar Power plant

With a tender for a utility-scale concentrated solar power plant likely to be launched this year, Namibia’s embrace of renewables is gaining momentum. It also offers fresh hope to advocates of CSP technology following past setbacks. With an installed capacity of 680 MW, Namibia produces 70% of its electricity from [...]

NREL finds up to six-cent per kilowatt-hour extra value with concentrated solar power

Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) projects would add additional value of 5 or 6 cents per kilowatt hour to utility-scale solar energy in California where 33 percent renewables will be mandated in six years, a new report by the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory has found. The report, "Estimating the [...]

Vast Solar says concentrated solar power plants can double up as syncons

Concentrated solar power technology company Vast Solar is looking to provide critical grid services even when it is not generating by using its turbines as synchronous condensers. Vast Solar says the adoption of Doosan Škoda Power turbines with a clutch could improve the economics of its technology, and help hasten [...]

EU solar energy strategy

In 18 January 2022 the EC Directorate-General for Energy launched an initiative “Public consultation to feed into new EU strategy on solar energy”, which was open until 12th April 2022. The initiative looked at “how best to achieve the required increase in solar energy capacity. It underlines that the cost-efficient [...]

Jinta ZhongGuang Solar “100MW Tower Concentrated Solar Power + 600 MW PV” Project site leveling works officially started

On March 25, Jinta ZhongGuang Solar "100MW Tower CSP + 600MW PV" project site leveling works started, which marked the full-scale construction phase of the project. The preliminary development and construction of the project is progressing smoothly. In terms of engineering design, initial design and detailed geological survey have been completed, and the construction drawing is being designed, and heliostat [...]

Concentrated Solar Power reinforces position in China’s desert

Several recent tenders have reinforced the relevance of concentrated solar power (CSP) as dispatchable green energy in China’s hybrid wind-solar-storage “base projects.” The common pattern is a hybrid complex of 1 GW, with 100 MW of CSP present. Most Chinese provinces have energy storage requirements for utility-scale wind and solar [...]

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Fossil fuel giant Woodside turns to concentrated solar power tech in new hydrogen play

Oil and gas giant Woodside Petroleum has agreed to help fund the construction of a 5MWe concentrated solar technology demonstration plant in California’s Mojave Desert, and has struck a deal that could see it use the technology for green hydrogen and other uses in Australia and around the world. The [...]

China’s Concentrated Solar Power at Hami Expected to be 250 MW by 2025

New energy installed capacity, accounting for 70.2% of total installed capacity, will comprise 34 GW, with wind power comprising 27 GW, photovoltaic 6.5 GW, and Concentrated Solar Power 250 MW. According to the news from the Hami Financial Media Center on March 12, with the implementation of the “Xinjiang Electric [...]

Huge 110 MW concentrated solar power tower and storage project begins production in Chile

A 110MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant has entered operation in Chile this week, after the EIG-owned Cerro Dominador successfully synchronised the project with the Chilean National Electricity System. The Cerro Dominador solar complex now consists of the 110MW CSP plant and a contiguous 100MW solar PV plant that has [...]

CESP switches on pilot Concentrated Solar Power plant in Brazil

Brazilian utility Companhia Energetica de Sao Paulo, better known as CESP, has commenced the operation of a 500-kW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant, the country’s first of its kind. The pilot plant required an investment of BRL 57 million (USD 11.4m/EUR 10.3m), CESP announced on Monday. The CSP plant is [...]

How China’s Cosin Solar Solved Some Tower Concentrated Solar Power Challenges

Known then as Supcon Solar, Cosin Solar developed two tower projects in China’s pilot CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) program; as technology and core equipment provider on PowerChina Gonghe 50MW tower CSP, and developing the Supcon Delingha 50MW tower CSP. These were two of the five tower CSP demonstration projects that [...]

Shanghai Electric Bags Turbine and Air Cooling Unit of 110 MW Concentrated Solar Power Project in China

Shanghai Electric, the leading equipment manufacturer and EPC contractor of power industry, won the bids of steam turbine and air cooling unit for a 110MW Concentrated Solar Power project in China, through its subsidiary Shanghai Turbine Company and Shanghai Electric SPX respectively in March 2022. The 110MW CSP project with [...]

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