Solar energy is one of the most abundant renewable energy sources, and effective solar technologies have great potential to alleviate the grand challenges of rising global energy demands, while reducing associated emissions. Solar energy is capable of satisfying the electrical and thermal-energy needs of diverse end-users by means of photovoltaic [...]
The signing of an agreement between Namibia and Botswana to construct a mega solar photovoltaic project is imminent, Namibian Minister for Mines and Energy Tom Alweendo has shared. A full feasibility study will then follow to determine the location and size of the project setting in motion construction plans for [...]
The solar energy project will use three technologies to produce clean energy: 600MW from a parabolic basin complex, 100MW from a concentrated solar power tower and 250MW from photovoltaic panels. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed an amendment to the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the consortium led [...]
Morocco to tender for 800 MW concentrated solar power (CSP) and photovoltaic (PV) technologies by start of 2017
Morocco plans to launch tenders for the construction of two solar plants with a combined capacity of up to 800 megawatts (MW) by the start of 2017, the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (Masen) said. The agency invited pre-qualification bids from investors last month for the construction and operation of [...]
Crescent Dunes Concentrated Solar Power will begin commercial operation before the end of March, and SolarReserve’s south-central Nevada solar project won’t stumble out of the gate the way power-tower forerunner Ivanpah
Abengoa's Mojave Solar (250 MW) achieved commercial operation in December 2014, making 2014 the biggest year ever for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP).
Abengoa is currently developing two concentrated solar power (CSP) plants, 110 MW each, with tower technology coupled with a thermal energy storage system based on molten salts.
SolarReserve to speak on the integration of photovoltaic (PV) and advanced concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) technology for cost-competitive 24/7 baseload power.
SEIA guided for total concentrated solar power (CSP) of 800 MW: Ivanpah, Solana, Crescent Dunes, Palen and Mojave
SEIA guided for total PV installations of 1,780 MW in the closing quarter of the year, plus 800 MW of concentrated solar power (CSP).
Industry analysts argue that CSP’s long-term edge is not its raw LCOE cost, but its ability to integrate low-cost energy storage.
The programme will also provide up-to-date information on PV (Photovoltaics) and CSP (Concentrated Solar Thermal Power).
Shams 1 in Abu Dhabi will be the world's largest concentrating solar power plant which is expected to be completed by August 2012.
This allocation has been further broken down into 8.4 GW from solar photovoltaic (PV), 1 GW from concentrated solar power and 8.4 GW from wind energy.