Performance vs Cost? An inclusive approach needed to speed-up CSP cost reduction.

Increasing performance of CSP plants is just as important as reducing the initial plant investments and all factors need to be included to make CSP a competitive renewable technology.

Technical analysis by Marco Poliafico

CSP lobbyists are quick to highlight how the unique selling points of CSP (such as storage and large commercial scale) give it a competitive edge over wind and PV, but the fact remains that without a significantly lower LCOE (Levelized Cost Of Energy), CSP...

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