China Seeks Bids to Build Nine Concentrated Solar Power Plants

Equipment Procurement Tenders- CGN New Energy Jilin 100MW CSP Project On September 2, Da’an Guangtou Zhongneng CSP Company issued a bidding announcement for the turbine generator set, steam generation system, solar concentration and heat collection system, cold salt pump, hot salt pump and thermoregulation pump of CGN New Energy Jilin [...]

The concentrated solar power generated 2.6% in August in Spain

Wind power generated 16% in August, photovoltaic 12.5% and solar thermal 2.6%. The demand for electricity in Spain fell by 2.3% in August. This decrease is observed once the effects of labor and temperatures during that month have been corrected. 37% of electricity production in August in our country was [...]

Progress of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

Work progress in the 4th phase, which is the largest single-site project that combines Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and photovoltaic technology using the IPP model. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), inspected the work progress at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al [...]

Concentrated solar power – one of the main energy storage methods

The concentrated solar power station (CSP station) was first developed in 2012 and operates in parallel with photovoltaic power generation. Concentrated solar power is very important to make up for the intermittency of solar power generation. Concentrated solar power can assume multiple roles of “base load power supply + [...]

Synhelion produces First Solar Syngas in Wood’s Industrial-Scale Reforming Reactor

Synhelion has become the first company in the world to succeed in producing syngas on an industrial scale using only solar heat as an energy source. The Swiss solar fuel pioneer successfully demonstrated this on the multi-focus solar tower of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Jülich, North Rhine- Westphalia. [...]

Concentrated Solar Power Project Tenders Last Week (Aug 8 – 14) in China

Bidding for External Review of Feasibility Study Report of Jixi Base Lugu DC 1.4 GW RE Project (Concentrated Solar Power 100MW) On August 8, SPIC issued a request for quotation (RFQ) for the external review service of feasibility study report of Jixi Base Lugu DC 1.4 GW RE project, including [...]

How Siemens Energy is driving Concentrated Solar Power generation in South Africa

Siemens Energy fast-forwards South Africa’s energy transition with bulk contribution to the country’s Concentrated Solar Power rollout. As the world faces an unprecedented energy crunch, South Africa’s protracted national energy trilemma has now reached a true crisis point that requires the private sector to step in with extreme urgency to [...]

Spain to award 220 MW of Concentrated Solar Power in Oct 25 auction

The ministry for the ecological transition reserved 140 MW for distributed solar PV projects of up to 5 MW, and 380 MW for concentrated solar power (CSP), biomass-based and tech-neutral schemes. The Spanish government expects to hold the next renewable energy auction on October 25 this year, announcing today that [...]

100 MW of Concentrated Solar Power+8 Hrs Storage Breaks Ground in Xinjiang

The Xinhua Power Generation Company held a groundbreaking ceremony, together with Bortala Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture, celebrating the start of the firm’s 1 GW new solar energy project at Bozhou, located on the north side of G219 National Road west of Bole City at Aheqi Farm, Jinghe County in Xinjiang Province, [...]

What is behind China’s Concentrated Solar Power Records and Growth?

Here Fengli Du of China Solar Thermal Alliance reveals the data on China’s CSP projects to date and underway in this webinar, hosted by SolarPACES Secretariat Christoph Richter, and now available online here. China has emerged as a key driver of the future of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) the “hot [...]

David Trebolle, new general secretary of Protermosolar

David Trebolle has been appointed new general secretary of the Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry (Protermosolar) to replace Gonzalo Martín, the association reported in a statement on Monday. Gonzalo Martín will continue to be linked to Protermosolar as a senior advisor and will collaborate [...]

What is concentrated solar power, in which Spain is a leader

There is a type of solar energy in which Spain is the world leader in terms of installed capacity in operation: it is solar energy. Concentrated solar power or CSP (Concentrated Solar Power). As stated by Idealista, CSP produces electricity by concentrate the sun’s rays to heat a medium (usually [...]

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 [...]

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