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SGS and TES Tanks Suppliers Confirmed for 110MW Huidong Concentrated Solar Power Project

Shanghai Boiler Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Shanghai Electric, the leading equipment manufacturer and EPC contractor of power industry in China, won the bid of Steam Generation System for Huidong New Energy CSP Project in China on May 12. And Lanpec Technologies Limited (Shanghai), a subsidiary of SINOMACH, bagged the fabrication [...]

2022-06-17T12:05:33+00:0017-06-2022|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Etiquetas: , , |

Three Gorges Seeks EPC Bids for 200 MW of Concentrated Solar Power Under 5 cents/kWh

China Three Gorges New Energy has issued the bidding announcement on the EPC of two 100MW CSP projects, both are located in Qinghai province, northwest of China. According to the announcement (in Chinese), both projects are planned to start on July 1st 2022, and completed in full capacity by Nov [...]

1,500 MW of Glasspoint Solar Steam to Decarbonize Saudi Aluminum Production

Saudi Arabia has signed an MOU with the California-based firm GlassPoint to build the world’s biggest solar thermal steam producing plant there. The facility will generate steam directly to make aluminum.  Aluminum is used in such products as cars, computers, and cell phones. In many places, industry burns coal or [...]

Dispatchable Concentrated Solar Power Can Solve the EU Gas Crisis

For the last decade, the EU has prioritized coal phase-out to meet its climate goals, given coal’s greater carbon emissions, while natural gas has kept a temporary job as a “bridge” necessary to firm intermittent renewables with its dispatchable generation. “We were supposed to expand wind and PV and balance [...]

Engie to build Concentrated Solar Power plant for Heineken Spain

Engie Espana has signed an agreement with Heineken to build a concentrated solar power (CSP) plant at the Heineken brewery in Seville. Engie Espana will work on the project under the build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) contract, taking on design, management and financing duties. It said that it will supply power to Heineken [...]

Saudi Arabia’s first hybrid concentrated solar power plant

To develop Saudi Arabia’s first hybrid concentrated solar power plant, also known as CSP, the renewable energy team at the energy ministry is expected to issue a request for qualifications for the contract by mid-May, Meed reports. According to an industry source, the plant named Hinakiyah hybrid CSP/solar project will [...]

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 [...]

2022-03-31T12:41:46+00:0031-03-2022|Categorías: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Etiquetas: , , |
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