Dec 12, 2018
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.
Jul 26, 2017
New anti-soiling, mirror monitoring and power block cooling technologies are set to dramatically reduce water usage as CSP researchers rise to the challenge of water scarcity, the latest findings show.
Jul 12, 2017
The developer of Dubai's first CSP tower project can learn from design modifications on the Shams 1 parabolic trough plant which minimized the impact of desert weather and raised revenues during the ramp-up phase, Abdulaziz Alobaidli, general manager of Shams Power Company told New Energy Update.
Jun 28, 2017
Solar Enhanced Oil Recovery has become a competitive technology for Middle East heavy oil producers looking to reduce on-site gas and oil consumption amid rising national power demand, industry experts told New Energy Update.