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ISAAC Dynamics: A Malleable Simulation Software Capable of Being Completely Personalized

Reported from CSPPLAZA: During different development stages of CSP plant, various simulation software would be needed. In early stage of development, some softwares can be used to analyze the economical efficiency of CSP plant, thus estimating its preliminary returns, such as SAM (developed by NREL), Greenius (developed by DLR). While …

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China International CSP Station Conference & CSPPLAZA 2018 Annual Conference Will Be Held in June

2018, a turning point for China’s CSP industry Difficulty coexisting with hope Challenge coexisting with opportunity The first batch of demonstration projects are progressing rapidly. But policy uncertainties follows. Competition brought by industry reshuffle will intensify. International market growth will be continuing. Against the backdrop, China International CSP Station Conference …

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TEWER, in Consortium with ACCIONA, AALBORG, and APPLIED RESEARCH to develop CSP tower plants

Tewer Engineering (Spain), as project leader, together with partners ACCIONA Industrial Spain), Aalborg CSP (Denmark), Applied Research Institute F (Lithuania) and Modern E-Technologies (Lithuania), are participating in the European project “PHOTON: High-performance solar thermal power plants based on hybrid Solar-PV heliostats and tailormade collectors”. The purpose of the project is …

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35% More Efficient! Researchers Develop Nanofluid to Increase the Efficiency of Solar Power Plants

Researchers from the Siberian Federal University (SFU) and the University of Cadiz have dramatically increased the efficiency of solar power plants by up to 35% through the use of titanium dioxide (TiO2) based nanofluids. Electricity in solar power plants is produced by heating water, which gives off steam that drives …

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