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ARENA released new report about commercial viability of concentrated solar thermal technology

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today released a report outlining how concentrated solar thermal (CST) technology could be a commercially viable form of dispatchable renewable energy within a decade. Last year, ARENA called for industry participants worldwide to respond to a Request for Information (RFI) exploring the potential for …

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SolarReserve will Construct a New High Voltage Electricity Infrastructure to accommodate Aurora CSP Plant in SA

SolarReserve and OZ Minerals have entered into a long term agreement to commission a new high voltage electricity transmission line in South Australia. New transmission line will support SolarReserve’s Aurora solar thermal project as well as OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill mine and Carrapateena project. The high voltage power line will …

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India S-CO2 test loop to generate clean energy from concentrated solar power

Scientists at Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in the city have developed a super critical carbon dioxide Brayton test loop facility that would help generate clean energy from future power plants including solar thermal. This is India’s first test-bed for next generation, efficient, compact, water-less super critical carbon dioxide Brayton …

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