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【Bidding Information】 SUPCON Win the Bid of Solar Thermal System and Installation of Qinghai Gonghe 50MW Molten Salt Tower CSP Plant

Reported from CSPPLAZA: Recently, Northwest Engineering Corporation Limited announced solar thermal system and installation bidder of its Qinghai Gonghe 50MW Molten Salt Tower CSP Plant. According to the announcement, Zhejiang SUPCON Solar Technology Co., Ltd. (hereafter referred to as SUPCON) won the bid. According to CSPPLAZA previously reported, the bid …

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Fuel Air Travel! New Application of Solar Energy

Scientists with the SOLAR-JET Project have developed jet fuel used by commercial airlines, using a high-temperature thermal solar reactor to create syngas. Researchers at the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, have concentrated 3,000 “suns” of solar thermal energy into a solar reactor at 1,500°C for …

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Inflatable Solar Collector Made of Plastic Film—Recent Innovation in Parabolic Trough Collector

Reported from CSPPLAZA: Since 1980s when the first batch of commercial parabolic trough solar thermal power plants were built in California, constant technology breakthrough has been made to cut cost and improve efficiency. However, the glass mirrors and steel are still the main components of heat-collecting system of all commercial …

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