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South Africa’s REIPPPP Will Restart Next Tuesday! A Turning Point for Redstone CSP Project!

South Africa’s energy minister Jeff Radebe announced on Thursday that the 27 delayed renewable energy power purchase agreements (PPAs) will be signed on March 13. The project agreements of the 27 renewable energy independent power producer projects (REIPPP), including the PPAs with grid operator Eskom, will be signed on Tuesday …

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Noor Concentrated Solar Power Complex at Ouarzazate Will Be Completed before the Summer of 2018

The Noor concentrated solar power (CSP) complex at Ouarzazate, will be completed before the summer of 2018, Mustapha Bakkoury, head at Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen) told a press conference on Friday. The EUR-810-million (USD 1bn) second phase of the thermosolar cylindrical parabolic troughs complex Noor Ouarzazate will be …

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Masdar Institute and Cleanergy Jointly Engage in Research on Thermal Energy Storage for Stirling CSP System

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and Cleanergy have signed an agreement to jointly engage in research on thermal energy storage (TES) system for Cleanergy’s Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Stirling-based solar electricity technology. Cleanergy and Masdar Institute will under the agreement conduct research and development to determine the optimal TES …

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Particle Receivers Cutting the Cost of Solar Thermal Energy will Get First Commercial Trial in Saudi Arabia

A new solar technology is twice as efficient, cutting the cost of solar thermal energy, by raising operating temperatures to 1,000°C, almost twice the 565°C molten salt temperature in current concentrated solar power (CSP) tower plants. For most innovative research in clean energy, the dreaded “Valley of Death” after lab …

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