Feb 13, 2019
Jan 8, 2018
Morocco’s first operating CSP plant has shown that concentrating solar power can solve the problem of energy blackouts in the peak evening hours, a senior representative of the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN) told the recent CSP Seville conference.
Dec 11, 2017
Overcoming the reservations of the finance industry will be key to China achieving its ambitious goal of 5 GW of power generation from concentrated solar power by 2020, expert speakers said at CSP Seville 2017.
Nov 26, 2017
The levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) of Middle East CSP projects could fall below $50/MWh next year, two of the industry’s leading consultants predicted at CSP Seville 2017.
Nov 14, 2017
3D printing is key to new fractal-like concentrating solar power receivers that are claimed to be 20% more effective at absorbing sunlight than current technology.
Nov 1, 2017
Patent-pending research that promises to calibrate all of a plant's heliostats within hours could prove key to driving down the cost of new CSP projects, one of the project directors told CSP Today.
Oct 11, 2017
SolarReserve's innovative offtake agreement for its 150 MW Aurora CSP plant combines favorable government demand shapes with peak power price exposure and renewable certificate income, Tom Georgis, Senior Vice President of Development at SolarReserve, told New Energy Update.
Sep 20, 2017
The giant 700 MW project in Dubai will combine tower and trough technologies and use scale and local infrastructure synergies to set a new benchmark price of $73/MWh for CSP with storage, Andrea Lovato, ACWA Power's Executive Director of Business Development, told New Energy Update.
Aug 23, 2017
European researchers expect their new compact silicon-based high-temperature storage system to cut CSP tower installation costs and lower maintenance costs by eliminating heat transfer fluids.