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July, 2015

  • 9 July

    Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in 2014 grew 27% to 4.4 GW

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    The Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) market remains less established than most other renewable energy markets. Nonetheless, the sector continued its near-decade of strong growth with total capacity increasing 27% to 4.4 GW. Although parabolic trough plants continued to represent the bulk of existing capacity, 2014 was notable for the diversification …

  • 8 July

    Oman to Build Concentrated Solar Power Plant to Extract Oil

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    One gigawatt concentrating solar thermal project for oil production establishes oil industry as the next major market for solar energy. One gigawatt solar thermal project for oil production establishes oil industry as the next major market for solar energy. Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), the largest producer of oil and gas …