Thermal Energy Storage

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  • Chile CSP developer predicts world’s lowest price in June

    The Cerro Dominador group is working with strong construction partners on its Likana CSP project to cut costs and beat gas plant prices, buoyed by progress at its first plant in Chile, Fernando Gonzalez, CEO of Cerro Dominador, told the CSP Madrid 2019 conference.As developer Cerro Dominador nears completion of Latin America`s first CSP plant in Chile, the company is prepar

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  • Molten Salt Tower Receiver
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    Molten Salt Tower Receiver

    Inert and non-toxic molten salt flows within the thin-walled tubes of the proprietary receiver at a rate of more than 5,800 gallons per minute and absorbs the concentrated sunlight directed at it in the form of heat energy. The liquid salt is heated from 550°F (288°C) to over 1050°F (566°C). Unlike water that flashes into steam at this temperature, these salts maintain their low ...