Solar power is a great idea, but it is no good at night or when the sun does not shine – right? Wrong!
Santiago Arias is Technical Director of Operation and Maintenance at Torresol Energy's Gemasolar concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) plant in Seville, Spain.
Torresol Energy, were recognized with awards at the fifth annual CSP Today International Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Summit.
Thanks to its storage capacity in July, Gemasolar was able to supply energy during the hours of highest demand in Spain: 12 pm and 10 pm.
Sener has obtained the Ruban d’Honneur recognition from the European Business Awards with nine other companies in the Innovation category, thanks to its Gemasolar project.
Gemasolar is a plant promoted by the company Torresol Energy, located in the Fuentes de Andalucía area in Seville, whose technological innovations have been developed by Sener.
The company Torresol Energy, a promotor of concentrated solar power plants, is finishing start-up for the Gemasolar plant in this town in the Seville region.
The innovative Gemasolar Concentrating Solar Power plant will be the main project of SENER and Torresol Energy at WFES 2011.