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...

A world first renewable energy system inaugurated in Denmark

The vision to set new standards for cost-competitive renewable heat and power production has became a reality with the official opening of a revolutionary green energy facility in Denmark. Inaugurated by the Danish Minister...

MENA shows great potential to be the next CSP super star

  Solar industry has changed a lot during last year in MENA region. Thanks to the dispatchable power produced by CSP, more countries in MENA region are considering to place CSP technology in their future...

Sugimat is part of the Agua Prieta II megaproject, the first solar combined-cycle (ISCC)...

Sugimat makes progresses in its international expansion by developing an HTF boiler for Agua Prieta CSP plant in the state of Sonora, Mexico. It is one of the most important power plants in Latin...

FRV entrusts Isotrol with the development of its new Renewable Energy Control Center

FRV company has trusted in Isotrol’s technology to have a control system capable of managing in a centralized way a set of photovoltaic plants around the world. The experience of this technological firm, that in...

Concentrated Solar Power Kathu solar thermal plant has successfully accomplished connection to the national...

The engineering and technology group SENER and ACCIONA Industrial have achieved the connection of the 100 Mw Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant to 132kV ESKOM Distribution line on 23 February 2018. Main and auxiliary...

Acciona sells its solar thermal assets in Spain to ContourGlobal

Acciona has reached an agreement to sell its five solar thermal plants in Spain (with a combined capacity of 250 MW) to ContourGlobal plc. The transaction amounts to €1.09 billion, which could increase by...