The tower form of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) is very young technology. Less than a gigawatt is deployed globally, making it a nascent technology at the “Cambrian explosion” stage; multiple innovations are still being explored to cut costs. (How tower CSP works) A new economic study looks at reducing its …Read More »
Monthly Archives: March 2019
Is concentrating solar power forecast to contribute to global energy storage over the next five years?
To take advantage of economies of scale, CSP projects are expected to become larger – over 100 MW on average (Photograph: Shutterstock) In addition to PSH and battery storage, CSP can provide large-scale energy storage, but the way CSP thermal storage characteristics differ from those of PSH and stationary batteries …Read More »
Solargis makes solar energy assessment simple, reliable, standardized and transparent, to help solar industry be more efficient and cost-competitive on the energy market. Solar and meteorological data, energy simulation services and consultancy offered by Solargis reduce technical and economic uncertainty of solar energy projects, save costs and increase return on …Read More »
During the first two months of 2019, renewables accounted for 38.3% of Spain’s power mix and wind dominated with 22.3%, Spanish grid operator Red Electrica de Espana (REE) said Tuesday. In February alone, renewables produced 37.6% of the country’s power, according to REE’s estimates for the month. Wind power had …Read More »
Saudi Arabia’s Tadawul-listed Al Yamamah Steel has signed a $106.7m (SAR400.3m) contract with Spain’s Europea de Construcciones Metalicas to supply steel for a solar park project in Dubai. The four-year contract, signed off on 3 March, 2019, will see the steel manufacturer delivering its products from September 2019 under an …Read More »
Reported from CSPPLAZA: The year 2018 is an important node year for China’s Concentrated Solar Power(CSP) industry. At the end of this year, China added 200MW of installed CSP capacity. Focusing on the current CSP market, there are are only 300MW CSP capacity under construction among the first batch of …Read More »