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FuturENERGY digital energy magazine. News and current developments, innovations and projects on CSP energy and molten salt storage

Acciona lidera el proyecto de innovación industrial Si-CO

Acciona leads the Si-CO industrial innovation project

Acciona leads the Si-CO industrial innovation project, which it is undertaking with a consortium of seven other institutions from three countries that are experienced in the key strategic areas of Concentrated Solar Power technology,...
FuturENERGY lamenta profundamente el triste fallecimiento de Valeriano Ruiz, pionero de la termosolar en España

FuturENERGY is deeply saddened by the sad death of Valeriano Ruiz, a pioneer of...

Today FuturENERGY finds itself having to share news that no-one ever wishes to do, that of the sad death in Seville yesterday of Professor Valeriano Ruiz, a pioneer of CSP technology in Spain since...

The Cerro Dominador solar complex completes the salt fusion milestone

The Cerro Dominador solar thermal plant, which is being built by a consortium formed by Abengoa and Acciona for its owner EIG Gobal Energy Partners, has successfully completed one of its main milestones in...

Heliogen achieves breakthrough temperatures from concentrated sunlight for industrial processes

Heliogen has announced the launching -for the first time commercially– of its concentrated solar energy technology, able to exceed temperatures greater than 1,000 degrees Celsius. At that temperature, Heliogen can replace the use of...

TSK will be in charge of executing the most advanced solar plant in the...

The consortium, made up of the French Electric Company EDF, the Masdar Company from Abu Dhabi and the Moroccan Company Green of Africa, have chosen TSK for the design and construction of this innovative...

China, a tremendous CSP market potential with billions of investment

The year of 2018 witnessed the rapid growth of CSP industry in China. According to data from CSP Focus, three demonstration CSP projects with a total capacity of more than 200 MW were completed...

Sener starts up Noor Ouarzazate III solar receiver

Engineering and technology company Sener is putting into operation, on a multi-phase basis, the different components of the Noor Ouarzazate III CSP plant. This plant is the second CSP plant designed and built by...

Cerro Dominador closes $758 m financing for the first CSP plant in Latin America

Cerro Dominador, a Chilean company owned by investment funds managed by EIG Global Energy Partners (“EIG”), announced today the signing of the financing for its Concentrated Solar Power plant (CSP) located in the Atacama...

Spain is the global leader in renewable energy storage

Scenarios of large volumes of non-dispatchable renewable technologies in the electrical systems are arousing concern over the need for storage, in order to avoid losses from dumping. This would not be a problem if...

CENER has already started the calibration of pyranometers 2018

Since the beginning of March, technicians of CENER’s (National Renewable Energy Centre of Spain) Solar Thermal Energy Department are conducting the calibration of pyranometers at their laboratory. At present, CENER laboratory is the only one...