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Power generation from concentrated solar power accounts for 3.6% of total electricity in Spain in September

In September, power generation from concentrated solar power takes up 3.4% of total electricity in Spain. Renewable energies generated 30.3%.  By technologies,wind energy production in September reached 2,764 GWh, up 7% on that of the same month last year, accounting for 15% of total production,while the sources of generation have …

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DLR inaugurates its Test Facility for Thermal Energy Storage in Molten Salt for Concentrated Solar Power

 Reported from CSPPLAZA:  Opened on 15 September 2017, the Test Facility for Thermal Energy Storage in Molten Salt (TESIS) is used to test molten salt storage systems and individual components in a globally unique form. One hundred tons of molten salt circulate through the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- …

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SunShot Plans to Fund Solar Thermal Desalination Research

Reported from CSPPLAZA: The SunShot Initiative intends to release a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for solar desalination technology, which supports research, development, and potential demonstration of early- stage technologies. Rather than utilizing high-value electricity as an energy input, solar thermal desalination can achieve lower costs than current reverse osmosis systems by lowering …

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US Department of Energy funds Terrafore’s Phase Change Energy Storage Test designed to operate in temperatures to greater than 800°C

Recently, the US Department of Energy (DOE) released funding to the Argonne National Laboratory for a scaled-up round of independent testing of Terrafore Technologies’ innovative encapsulated thermal energy storage in phase change salts, designed to operate in temperatures to greater than 800°C  in a single tank which can act as both …

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