Turnkey projects and technological solutions for CSP plants

TSK is an international company specialising in the implementation of turnkey projects and the supply of technological solutions for different industrial sectors: electrical infrastructures, industrial plants, conventional or renewable power plants, water treatment plants,...

Hybridising CSP and biomass: an energy model capable of generating uninterrupted clean energy

Fluctuations in the prices of fossil fuels, the need to address climate change and the growing energy demand, present the current energy model with major challenges. To address them at the same time as...

MinWaterCSP Project. Minimising water consumption in CSP plants

CSP plants are often installed in dry areas where solar irradiation is high and water resources are scarce. This is a serious environmental barrier in sunny arid regions like North Africa, the Middle East,...

Positive changes taking place in China’s CSP industry

In 2017, CSP reached a global installed capacity of 5.1 GW. According to the IEA, that figure is expected to grow to 10 GW by 2022, with almost all new capacity incorporating storage. Worldwide,...

Dubai sets a record low bid for CSP at 9.45 c$/kWh

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced the bid prices of the four consortia selected to develop the 200 MW Phase 4 of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MBR) Solar Park....

Next generation CSP technologies and their costs reduction potential

The US Department of Energy (DOE) launched the SunShot Initiative in 2011 with the goal of making solar electricity cost-competitive with power from conventional generation technologies by 2020. The initiative includes cost and performance...

The World Bank and CTF launch a new programme to explore CSP potential in...

CSP technologies offer great potential to meet global and national goals for clean, secure and affordable energy. The MENA region has some of the world’s best solar energy resources, with a great potential for...

How to apply risk analysis methodologies depending on process type

Deciding which risk analysis method to use depending on the type of installation is no easy task. The challenge is to apply the best method depending on the characteristics of the installation to bring...

Molten silicon as the basis of a new generation of CSP systems

A module that contains 1,000 litres of molten silicon at 1,410°C, directly placed in the centre of a solar concentrator that can store just over 1 MWh of energy (10 times more than molten...

How to achieve US$63/MWh in a CSP tower project with storage

SolarReserve managed to bid US$63.75 MWh for a CSP tower project with thermal storage and here are the answers. Of course they remembered to budget for the construction of the tower when they made...