The Efficient Use of Concentrated Solar Power Technology




Many concentrated solar power plants could be built within the next several years. A single plant can generate 250 megawatts or more, which is enough to power about 90,000 homes.




GuoHua Electric Power is planning to achieve 1.5 GW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) by 2020




Earlier on 16 July, SHG issued a tender announcement for its 50MW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in TaiYangShan development area of Ningxia province.




SolarReserve Receives Environmental Approval For 260 Megawatt Concentrated Solar Power Plant in Chile




As part of SolarReserve's project development and permitting process for the Copiapó project, the company collaborates with stakeholders and local communities to ensure minimal environmental impact.




South African team may have solved solar puzzle




Pioneering technology to deliver the cheapest, small-scale concentrated solar power plants in the world could revolutionise the renewable energy market.




New US tax credit proposal would raise Concentrated Solar Power incentives from 2017




The new ITC proposal has been presented by Amit Ronen, who strategized the 8-year extension of the ITC in 2008 when he was Deputy Chief of Staff to Senator Maria Cantwell.




SkyFuel acquired by Sunshine Kaidi New Energy Group of Wuhan, China




SkyFuel Inc. announced that it has been acquired by Sunshine Kaidi New Energy Group (“Kaidi”) of Wuhan, China, through their US subsidiary Harvest International New Energy, Inc.




Abengoa plans new Concentrated Solar Power plant in Chile




Abengoa has filed an environmental impact declaration for a 315-MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant worth USD 2.2 billion (EUR 1.99bn) in Chile's Atacama region.




Solar power prospects burn bright in Saudi Arabia




The continuing fall in development costs and government backing will make it happen.




Palen developers seek another year for Concentrated Solar Power plan




Since late 2013, four Concentrated Solar Power operations have begun operating in the deserts of Riverside and San Bernardino counties.




Concentrated Solar Power drives development in Tasslmante, Morocco




Tasselmante has a powerful new neighbor: the 500 MW NOORo solar complex sited on 3000 ha rocky desert land next to the village.




Egypt to seek bids for concentrated solar power projects with 50 MW




Eversheds has released a report that details the latest tenders: a 250MW wind project, a 200MW PV project, and a 50MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant.




China wants to build 810 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant




In the northwest of China, in the province of Qinghai, the world’s largest concentrated solar power (CSP) plant is to be built.




Australia's Heliostat inks Concentrated Solar Power MoU in India




Heliostat’s CEO Jason May said the firm is on track to develop 50-MW and 100-MW projects initially. It aims to deliver the 1-GW solar projects portfolio in solar-rich regions of India.




India, Solar Technology, and the Monkey Problem




Concentrated solar power, in which reflective troughs heat up water that is then fed to heat exchangers and turbines to produce electricity, could play a key role in India’s energy future.




Gravita inks MOU with Heliostat




Gravita India has signed a MOU with Heliostat SA Proprietary, South Australia for development of industrial Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) thermal applications for metal recycling




Concentrated Solar Power in July produced 3.8% of electricity in Spain




Renewable energy generated 40.8% of electricity in Spain until July.




China to build concentrated solar thermal power plant




Once fully operational, the Concentrated Solar Power plant will prevent the burning of 4.26 million tonnes of coal every year, reducing CO2 emissions by 896,000 tonnes.




Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in Shanxi, China, with 100 MW




The concentrated solar power (CSP) plant will be located in the Datong Demonstration Base, which will be used to showcase advanced technologies for the solar industry.




Wisconsin Researchers Lead Effort to Advance Utility-Scale Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plants




Reducing the cost of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)-generated electricity, however, requires improving the efficiency of this conversion.




Canada’s First Concentrated Solar Power Plant




The small southern Alberta city of Medicine Hat is the first city in the world to operate a concentrated solar thermal power (CSP/CST) system in a high-latitude, cold weather location.




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