CSP Articles

  • CSP Markets Report - New Edition 2013

    Capitalize on global opportunities and grow your CSP business in 2013 and beyond. The CSP markets in Spain and the USA are now becoming established and the industry has more clarity on expected growth. However there is still a lot of hype clouding the growth potential for CSP in new emerging markets. To achieve success on the global stage, it is now vital for the industry to get a grasp on the ...


    By New Energy Update

  • CSP Today Markets Report 2015 - India

    Plan your CSP business strategy in India: Project pipeline: Analyze the country’s pipeline with detailed project data and breakdowns by project status and technology Local CSP ecosystem: Find a list of key players and potential local partners including government agencies, developers, EPCs and component suppliers CSP Today’s Markets Scorecard 2015: ...


    By New Energy Update

  • CSP Today Markets Report 2015 - Morocco

    Plan your CSP business strategy in Morocco: Project pipeline: Analyze the country’s pipeline with detailed project data and breakdowns by project status and technology Local CSP ecosystem: Find a list of key players and potential local partners including government agencies, developers, EPCs and component suppliers CSP Today’s Markets Scorecard 2015: ...


    By New Energy Update

  • CSP Today Markets Report 2015 - South Africa

    Plan your CSP business strategy in South Africa: Project pipeline: Analyze the country’s pipeline with detailed project data and breakdowns by project status and technology Local CSP ecosystem: Find a list of key players and potential local partners including government agencies, developers, EPCs and component suppliers CSP Today’s Markets Scorecard ...


    By New Energy Update

  • CSP Today Markets Report 2015 - UAE

    Plan your CSP business strategy in the UAE: Project pipeline: Analyze the country’s pipeline with detailed project data and breakdowns by project status and technology Local CSP ecosystem: Find a list of key players and potential local partners including government agencies, developers, EPCs and component suppliers CSP Today’s Markets Scorecard 2015: ...


    By New Energy Update

  • CSP Solar Tower Report: Cost, Performance & Key Trends 2013

    Plan, measure and optimize your involvement and profitability in Solar Tower CSP by utilizing the most up-to-date, comprehensive and hard to access cost and performance data. With Solar Tower’s growing market share set to alter the CSP technological landscape and claims that it could represent CSP’s most viable route towards grid-parity mounting, the eyes of the industry are ...


    By New Energy Update

  • CSP Today Markets Report 2015 - USA

    Plan your CSP business strategy in the USA: Project pipeline: Analyze the country’s pipeline with detailed project data and breakdowns by project status and technology Local CSP ecosystem: Find a list of key players and potential local partners including government agencies, developers, EPCs and component suppliers CSP Today’s Markets Scorecard 2015: ...


    By New Energy Update

  • CSP Today Chile Market and Technology Insight 2014

    Plan your business strategy with the CSP Today Chile Market and Technology Insight 2014 report CSP Today has published an exclusive report of 79 pages that includes all the information you need to plan your CSP business strategy in Chile. Armed with over 20 detailed figures and 38 comprehensive tables, this business intelligence report covers every single piece of data you require. Chile, home to ...


    By New Energy Update

  • CSP Today Markets Report 2015 - Saudi Arabia

    Plan your CSP business strategy in Saudi Arabia: Project pipeline: Analyze the country’s pipeline with detailed project data and breakdowns by project status and technology Local CSP ecosystem: Find a list of key players and potential local partners including government agencies, developers, EPCs and component suppliers CSP Today’s Markets Scorecard ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Can CSP become cost-competitive by 2020?

    This is the question many CSP industry players have been asking and it seems it could have a positive answer. According to José Alfonso Nebrera, Chief Executive Officer at ACS Cobra and Elisa Prieto, Strategy Director at Abengoa, the conditions are ripe for the CSP industry to achieve grid parity. “We would be able to compete with gas if we are talking about a place with high direct ...


    By New Energy Update

  • CSP´s growth directly connected to the industry’s diversification

    A recent CSP Today webinar exclusively focused on the diversification opportunities for the CSP industry revealed the present situation of CSP and the action plan to be followed by the sector to grow despite adversity The global economic downturn, the lower prices of PV and natural gas and the approval of a royal decree suspending all incentives for renewable energy sources in Spain; have ...


    By New Energy Update

  • CSP players work towards JNNSM deadline

    CSP Today take another look at the steps that developers in India are taking to meet the National Solar Mission deadlines next year In December 2010 the Phase I bidding process of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) in India was completed with more than sixty companies submitting bids. It is now widely agreed that Phase I resulted in aggressive bidding on the part of project ...


    By New Energy Update

  • CSP Today Markets Report 2014

    The next few years are likely to be defining ones for the future development of CSP in Chile and the opportunities are beginning to develop. Plan your business strategy for CSP investment with in-depth analysis of global CSP market conditions. Special focus on South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, the USA, India, Chile, China and the UAE. Project pipelines: making use of the CSP Today ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Saudi Arabia doubles its project pipeline capacity in Q3

    The third quarter of 2014 saw Saudi Arabia double its CSP project pipeline capacity with the request from the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) that a 50 MW CSP plant be included within the 1 GW Waad Al-Shamal shale gas project in Tarif.  Currently the market boosts a 50 MW announced capacity with the Waad Al Shamal Power Plant and 50 MW project in development with Duba 1.  The latest ...


    By New Energy Update

  • CSP Parabolic Trough Report: Cost, Performance & Key Trends 2013

    Plan, measure and optimize your involvement and profitability in CSP by accessing the cost and performance data The CSP industry stands at a critical juncture in its development. As opportunities opened up by the ambitious CSP roadmaps outlined in new markets are mediated by the well-versed financial difficulties facing established key markets, the drive towards technological cost reduction and ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Finalists announced for INDIASOL CSP Technology and Supplier Award 2014

    Ener-T, Aalborg CSP & Sojitz Corporation and Thermosol Glass have been announced as finalists of the CSP Today and PV Insider INDIASOL 2014 Awards. Voting is now open for the award of CSP Technology and Supplier of the Year. Cost reduction is the number one priority to make concentrated solar power a competitive energy source. With that goal in mind, suppliers and technology developers ...


    By New Energy Update

  • South Africa Update – DOE confirms players for Window 3.5

    After months of waiting, South Africa’s Department of Energy has finally announced the financial close of Window 3 and the preferred bidders for Window 3.5. By Jenny Muirhead The DOE released ...


    By New Energy Update

  • CSP industry gears up ‘to take advantage’ of new opportunities

    The recent announcement of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed new carbon emission standard for future coal-fired power stations has given the CSP industry yet another huge boost in the fight for an established place in the US energy market, through the use of hybrid CSP plants. This is just one example of the new opportunities this innovative industry is able to take advantage ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Growing a local concentrated solar thermal power economy in South Africa

    In recent months South Africa has seen a dramatic change in its energy policy as the Department of Energy, NERSA and Eskom have taken steps to move to a renewable energy future. On November 4th the Independent Power Producer bidding process for the first 200MW of CSP will close, leaving many anxious developers waiting until COP17 to find out if their project has won the tender. In answering the ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Developing a CSP strategy for the Middle East and North Africa

    For the concentrated solar power industry, the MENA region represents a key pocket of opportunity.  But understanding and explaining the CSP proposition is also a challenge that needs to be tackled. After the Shams 1 CSP plant was commissioned earlier this year, industry figures have been looking to see where a pipeline can develop for the technology in the region.  This is one of the ...


    By New Energy Update

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