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  • Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Market

    Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) slipped from an all-time high in production of 885 GWh in 2008 to 862 GWh in 2009. New capacity becoming operational in 2010 pushed production to 1121 GWh and an estimated 1475 GWh in 2011. The wholesale value from this technology, also known as Solar Thermal power, generated $68 USD million in 2008, $102 million in 2009, to $362 million in 2010. 2011 sales should ...


  • New opportunities for the Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Industry

    CSP project environmental approval and CSP-PV mix signifies even more potential for the concentrated solar thermal power industry to grow in the US 03 April, London With the recent approval of Solar Reserve’s 200-megawatt, two-tower Saguache Solar Energy Project comes a sense of excitement for not only Solar Reserve, but the industry as a whole.  As Solana, Ivanpah, Cresecent ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Mitsubishi Corp Enters Concentrated Solar Power Generation Business in Spain

    Mitsubishi Corporation ("MC") has acquired a share in Concentrated Solar Power ("CSP") generation plants (4 plants with total of 200 MW in capacity) and become the first Japanese company to own CSP plants under commercial operational stage. All the four plants, until MC's acquisition, are held by Acciona, which is the world's largest independent (non-utility) renewable energy developer and owner. ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Concentrated Solar Power’s question of scale: Why bigger is not better

    In a bid to identify the tipping point between scale and cost efficiency, the latest report from CSP Today, ‘CSP Parabolic Trough Report: Costs and Performance’, challenges the conventional wisdom on scale and ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Leanardo Energy holds second concentrated solar power online training course

    Following the first training series dedicated to Concentrated Solar Power technology description, Leonardo Energy is launching a second course, covering market aspects, special applications (solar desalination) and solar resource assessment. To register for the course, please ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Concentrated Solar Power Market to Grow 45% Through 2016

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new market intelligence report "Solar Power Market by PV, CSP Technologies by Installations, Price, Cost, Trade Trends & Global Forecasts (2011 - 2016)," to their collection of Energy market research. For more information, visit ...


  • Research and Markets: Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Markets Report 2012-2013

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fkxcg2/concentrated_solar) has announced the addition of the "Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Markets Report 2012-2013" report to their ...


  • Voting commences to recognize the best of the Concentrated Solar Thermal Power industry

    The battle between CSP developers, EPCs, technology providers and manufactures has begun as the CSP Today USA 2012 Award nominations officially opened this week.  This year’s prestigious awards ceremony will be taking place on June 27 in Las Vegas with an exciting new line up of awards Heidi Hafes, CSP Today, London Amidst the backdrop of a challenging US CSP market, there have ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Demonstration Projects with 63 Concentrator Systems to Start in China

    SunOyster Systems GmbH (SOS), manufacturer and developer of the concentrating solar technology SunOyster, signed yesterday a supply agreement with the Yonghao Gangue Power Plant Ltd. for the delivery of 63 concentrator systems in the Chinese province of Shanxi. The bi-axially tracking systems, the “SunOyster 16”, concentrate sunlight through semi-parabolic mirrors onto a linear-shaped ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • Building utility scale concentrated solar thermal power the “Indian way”

    With the New Solar Mission ambitious goals that the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy brought out on the 25th of July stipulating hard budgeting restrictions per MW as well as a firm schedule for starting construction of plants. With capital costs coming just over US$3 million per MW, the New Solar Mission might sound ambitious in the ears of international developers but, according to ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Building Utility Scale Concentrated Solar Thermal Power the “Indian way”

    London 12/08/2010 With the New Solar Mission ambitious goals that the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy brought out on the 25th of July stipulating hard budgeting restrictions per MW as well as a firm schedule for starting construction of plants. With capital costs coming just over $3 million per MW, the New Solar Mission might sound ambitious in the ears of international ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • SwRI, Industry Collaborators Receive $3.8 Million from U.S. DOE to Develop Concentrating Solar Power Combustor for Solar Plants

    Southwest Research Institute and industry collaborators Solar Turbines Inc., Oak Ridge National Laboratories, German Aerospace Center and San Diego State University have been awarded a $3.8 million contract by the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a novel gas turbine combustor for a concentrating solar power (CSP) hybrid gas turbine system. The award was ...

  • AppliTek to provide analyzers for world’s largest solar power project

    With the inauguration of the world’s largest solar powered plant on Sunday 17th of March, AppliTek officially announces having procured the water analyzers for Shams 1, located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The on-line analyzers will be used to monitor the water chemistry of the steam production of the huge power plant, i.e. boiler feed water quality and condensate return quality. The analyzer ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Research Report: Solar Thermal Power Market Forecast to 2020 - Utilities to Drive Future Developments in the Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Market

    The report provides in-depth analysis of the global solar thermal market and provides forecast estimates up to 2020. The research analyzes the key trends, major issues and growth opportunities in the global solar thermal market. The report contains in depth analysis of the key countries and provides forecast estimates up to 2020. The research analyzes the key trends, drivers, major issues and ...


  • The People’s Republic of China to Demonstrate First-of-its-kind Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Plant

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping the People’s Republic of China (PRC) build a first-of-its-kind, large-scale concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) plant in the northwestern province of Qinghai to produce clean energy and cut carbon emissions. “This pioneering project will demonstrate how the PRC could leverage its indigenous solar resources to diversify its energy mix in a ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne to Supply Critical Hardware for Concentrated Solar Power Towers for Clean, Reliable Electricity

    Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne has received a contract from SolarReserve to supply critical hardware for its first commercial-scale power tower project with fully integrated energy storage.  The 110-megawatt Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project, to be built near Tonopah, Nevada, will use molten salt thermal energy storage technology to provide clean, reliable electricity to ...


  • DOE seeks to invest up to US$60m for advanced concentrating solar power technologies

    U.S. Under Secretary of Energy Clarence “Bud” Albright has announced the issuance of the Solar Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for up to $60 million in funding over five years (Fiscal Years 2008-2012), which includes $10 million in FY 2008 appropriations and $10 million in the FY 2009 Budget request, to support the development of low-cost Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) technology. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ReportsnReports - Concentrating Solar: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011-2017

    Concentrating Solar: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011-2017   WinterGreen Research announces the following study:  Concdentrating Solar: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011-2017. Concentrating solar is poised to become the largest of three ...


  • Solar power for the poor: facts and figures

    Solar power could help alleviate rural poverty. David J. Grimshaw and Sian Lewis shine a light on its progress, potential and pitfalls. Increasing access to energy is critical to ensuring socioeconomic development in the world's poorest countries. An estimated 1.5 billion people in developing countries have no access to electricity, with more than 80 per cent of these living in sub-Saharan ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Morocco hopes to shine in mega solar project

    [ALGIERS] Morocco has launched what it claims is the biggest solar-thermal energy project in a single country, aiming to produce nearly 40 per cent of its electricity needs — 2,000 megawatts (MW) — by 2020. The project will span an area of 10,000 hectares — just under half the size of Cairo, Egypt — at five different locations in the country and use concentrated solar-thermal power (CSP), which ...


    By SciDev.Net

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