Concentrated Solar Articles

  • At 8%+ CAGR, Concentrated Solar Power Market to reach US$ 4 Bn by 2025

    As per a recent industry report put forward by Global Market Insights Inc., Concentrated Solar Power Market is forecast to register its name in the billion-dollar fraternity down the line of seven years, by exceeding a revenue of USD 4 billion by 2025 with a projected CAGR of 8.5% over 2019-2025. Concentrated solar ...


    By Global Market Insights, Inc.

  • Generating thermal energy from the Sun – Case Study

    With the rising cost of electricity from fossil fuels, solar thermal energy (STE) currently leads the way as the most cost-effective solar technology. Major solar thermal power industry players are striving to make the economics of solar power a mainstream renewable energy source. Solar thermal electric energy generation concentrates the light from the sun to create heat, and that heat is used ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Kaxu Solar, Postmasburg South Africa - Case Study

    Near the city of Pofadder in South Africa´s North Cape Province, you will find South Africa´s first parabolic trough plant. This 100 MW project with 3 hours of storage capacity will soon produce clean, stable and reliable electricity to many South African homes and business and save 315.000 tons of CO2 emissions a year! ...


    By Rioglass Solar

  • Khi Solar, Upington South Africa - Case Study

    Near the city of Upington in South Africa´s North Cape Province, you will find South Africa´s first central tower plant plant. This 50 MW project, with several new groundbreaking technologies, is also the first plant equipped with Rioglass´ new heliostat mirror facet technology. A new integrated product with optimized characteristics helping to further develop the CSP tower ...


    By Rioglass Solar

  • Optimizing Wind and Solar Power in Africa

    Editor's Note: The following is a news release authored by Julie Chao and issued by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on April 5, 2017 To meet skyrocketing demand for electricity, African countries may have to triple their energy output by 2030. While hydropower and fossil fuel power plants are favored approaches in some quarters, a new assessment by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • The Global Arc Towards Renewable Energy

    Introduction Given the United States’ recent election results, America’s future on climate and energy policy is uncertain, but global progress on mitigating climate change will continue with or without us. We have reason to be optimistic because countries around the world have demonstrated their commitments to taking action on global warming. Already, 114 countries have ...


    By Climate Institute

  • Sunshine is a welcome thing. It brings a lot of brightness

    Our award winning Research & Development team has been busy putting more innovative ideas into reality.  Our latest concept is now moving into production - The Solar ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • CSP cost forecasts undervalue benefit to future grid balancing

    CSP generation costs could drop to $77/MWh by 2025 but storage and hybrid solar plants can provide further value by following load, Jose Alfonso Nebrera, Director of Spanish engineering firm ACS SCE, said at the MENASOL 2016 conference on May 26. Global renewable energy expansion is reducing the cost of solar and wind energy while increasing grid intermittency and the need for ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Water analyzer packages for monitoring critical process parameters in steam production of renewable energy plant Shams I - Case Study

    Located in western Abu Dhabi, Shams is a large renewable energy project in operation in the Middle East and owned by Masdar. It is a concentrating solar power station with a capacity of 100 MW of clean, renewable electricity by the use of large parabolic solar fields. In both traditional and concentrated solar power plants, the steam cycle is key to generating electricity. By monitoring the ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • South Africa innovates to support soaring renewables growth

    South Africa's 2010 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) targeted 8.4 GW of wind and 8.4 GW solar capacity by 2030 and in 2011 the government launched its Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIPPPP) to accelerate development.  The REIPPPP has thus far procured 3.4 GW of wind, 2.4 GW of PV and 400 MW of CSP capacity and has attracted 193 billion rand ($13 billion) of ...


    By New Energy Update

  • South Africa innovates to support soaring renewables growth

    Government and investors are working hard to increase the competitiveness of wind and solar projects in one of the world's fastest-growing renewable energy markets, official representatives said at the CSP Today South Africa 2016 conference on June 8. South Africa's 2010 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) targeted 8.4 GW of wind and 8.4 GW solar capacity by 2030 and in 2011 the government ...


    By FC Business Intelligence

  • Noor II and Noor III eye cost savings from site integration

    With similar timeframes and a shared site, the Noor II and Noor III CSP projects in Morocco’s Noor Ouarzazate Solar Complex are expected to gain from multiple synergies during both construction and operations, Badis Derradji, ACWA Power’s managing director for Morocco, told CSP Today. Parallel construction on the two projects is bringing considerable cost benefits, even though ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Large parabolic solar baskets

    I have recently designed and started manufacturing large parabolic solar baskets which will be proved to be the most revolutionary tool to produce local power in farms, in industries and in villages and to decentralize world economy from oil based to soil based. My solar baskets are one type of parabolic solar concentrators with short focal length which will be produced at the cheapest rates even ...


    By AADHUNIK GLOBAL ENERGY

  • Solar power plants mw or kw?

    Solar power has come as a blessing to the humanity, not only to provide energy to all but to save humanity from the evils of industrial revolution. The biggest evil of industrial revolution in last two centuries is the concentration and centralization of wealth and resources and also huge political powers in the handful of people. So huge factories, mass production, big industrial and financial ...


    By AADHUNIK GLOBAL ENERGY

  • CSP Today Markets Forecast Report: 2015-2025

    Streamline resources and plan market strategies in line with the shifting capacity trajectories The CSP Today Markets Forecast 2015-2025 presents both a short- and long-term outlook on the deployment of concentrated solar power (CSP) in the global market, as well as in six key markets. Using data from the CSP Today Global Tracker and insights from industry stakeholders, the forecast aims ...


    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 - 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

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