CSP

NEWS

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...

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...

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

The consortium, made up of the French Electric Company EDF, the Masdar Company from Abu Dhabi and the Moroccan Company Green of Africa, have...

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...

ARTICLES

PHOTON: PV and CSP thanks to a pioneering project

The PHOTON project sets out to implement new technological developments in CSP tower plants in order to reduce the cost of the solar field and the receiver. The project started in late...

Scarabeus: reducing the LCOE of CSP plants through sCO2 technology

CSP plants are set to play an important role in the energy supply mix in the 21st century. Unfortunately, the LCOE of CSP (currently about 150 €/MWh) has not achieved the level...

CSP plants boost their contribution to become the lynch pin of Spain’s energy transitioncial...

Another year on, CSP plants in Spain have continued to demonstrate their reliability, achieving peak contributions of around 10%. During the summer months they usually supply more than 7% during a large part of...

REPORTS & SPECIALS

CSP. CSP Today Sevilla-CSP Focus South Africa Special Report. October 2016

Special issue focusing on CSP, published as a supplement to the October 2016 issue of FuturENERGY, for special distribution at the folowing events: CSP Today Sevilla (Spain, 9-11 Nov.), CSP Focus South Africa (South...
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Arenales CSP plant

The OHL group’s industrial division is in its final phase of executing the construction of the Arenales CSP plant, and is currently in possession of the installation’s definitive start certificate. The CSP plant uses...

PRODUCTS

Solar mini-grids set to play critical role in achieving universal electricity access with right...

Mini-grids could play a critical role in providing electricity to rural communities and businesses and in helping to connect the 789 million people worldwide who currently do not have access. However, today...

EIB finances the largest solar project in Andalusia

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is investing €43.5 million to finance the largest solar project in Andalusia and one of the most powerful in Spain. Despite the COVID-19-related lockdown in Spain, over 85%...

May-June 2020

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EVENTS

Growatt holds Shine Elite PV workshop in Vietnam

Vietnam’s solar market is a good news for the solar industry with growing demand of electricity and government policy to promote PV development. With the support from Alena Energy and LONGi Solar, Growatt held...

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...

China, the new engine of global CSP industry. CSP Focus China, the most influential...

The 8th annual grand gathering and most powerful international CSP conference will take place in China. More than 500 attendees, more than 30 speakers·and more than 30 exhibitors & sponsors·will gather in China, on...