Combining concentrated solar power with thermal storage to avoid wasting energy

In sunny locations, solar power can sometimes produce too much electricity for the grid. Australian company RayGen hopes to solve this problem by combining its hi-tech solar systems with thermal storage, as Richard Stevenson reports. Hybrid hope RayGen's first power plant, near Carwarp in Australia, makes use of its new [...]

RayGen connects concentrated solar power towers to the grid, but storage component will have to wait

A Melbourne-based solar storage technology company hoping to combine solar power and long duration energy storage (LDES) has announced that one component of its flagship site in Western Victoria is now connected to the grid. RayGen – backed by AGL and a host of big international energy companies – said [...]

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