CSP Today

  • Weekly Intelligence Brief: March 16 – 23

    This week’s CSP Today news brief includes the following companies and organisations: The PIC, South Africa’s Department of Energy, Abengoa, IDC, KaXu Community Trust, Cobra, Emvelo, Investec, Eskom; ESTELA, EIA; Stanford University's Carnegie Institution for Science and NREL.

  • Could Spain be on course for further energy market reforms?

    There are signs that Spain’s energy market reform might not be working. If so, the government may need to consider further changes as it heads towards elections.

  • South Africa: An overview of the CSP market in 2015

    Last year saw important developments in the Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) industry in South Africa. The Department of Energy (DoE) announced the long-awaited financial close of Window 3 and the outcome of the CSP-specific Window 3.5, under its REIPPP Program.

  • Weekly Intelligence Brief: March 9 – 16

    This week’s CSP Today news brief includes the following companies and organisations: Abengoa, the IDC, the PIC, Kaxu Community Trust, Eskom, AfDB, IFC, the Development Bank of Southern Africa, Absa, Nedbank, Rand Merchant Bank, the IEA and Germany's government.

  • ACWA Power cleans up

    In the past quarter 500 MW of CSP projects have been awarded under government-backed renewable energy programs. Of this, 400 MW has been allocated to consortiums including the Saudi-based developer, ACWA Power.

  • Executive Viewpoint: Margaret Mutschler, Head of Renewables at NamPower

    CSP Today speaks to Margaret Mutschler, Head of Renewables at NamPower, the national power utility responsible for Namibia’s generation and transmission.

  • Getting access to cheaper financing is key to remaining competitive in 2015

    Morocco and South Africa’s results in recent CSP bids have shaken up the industry. Several questions have arisen about future bidding prices, funding sources, competitiveness and the technological edge CSP can provide.

  • Q&A with Margaret Mutschler, head of renewables at NamPower

    NamPower is the national power utility responsible for Namibia’s generation and transmission.

  • CSP Today Executive Viewpoint: Margaret Mutschler, Head of Renewables at NamPower

    CSP Today speaks to Margaret Mutschler, Head of Renewables at NamPower, the national power utility responsible for Namibia’s generation and transmission.

  • Weekly Intelligence Brief: March 2 – 9

    This week’s CSP Today news brief includes the following companies and organisations: the SwRI, the US DoE; the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, the University of Cambridge, PwC, Masdar; CSP Today.

  • Regulatory changes affect Kuwait’s CSP projects

    Last week, we heard that Kuwait’s Shagaya CSP project has been retendered and that Al Abdaliyah ISCC plant will have to pass a new law. CSP Today investigates.

  • Installed CSP capacity now over 4.5 GW

    The installed CSP capacity now stands at over 4.5 GW, with a further 11 GW in the pipeline.

  • The role of storage in cutting CSP costs

    Historically storage has been seen as a useful asset for CSP, but one that increased costs. Now it is being touted as a major route to cost-competitiveness.

  • Weekly Intelligence Brief: February 23 – March 2

    This week’s CSP Today news brief includes the following companies and organisations: Abengoa, IDC, Eskom; Algerian Ministry of Energy; Morgan Stanley, ACS, GIP, Saeta Yield, Spanish Securities & Exchange Commission; Dow Chemical, NEST AS and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology.

  • Crowdfunding for small-scale CSP projects

    A small but increasing number of CSP developers are using crowdfunding to raise funds for projects. So, how viable are such initiatives for financing small-scale CSP solar projects?

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