Kuwait's renewable energy plans show that CSP has a paramount role to play in the country's future energy mix, but when will developments pick up pace?
Despite many favourable conditions for CSP, grid-connected projects have had a hard time taking off in Australia. Things are unlikely to get better with the current government.
22nd September, 2014
Palen Solar Holdings (PSH), the partnership between BrightSource Energy and Abengoa Solar, is attempting to get the 500MW Palen power tower project permitted in California’s notoriously rigorous permitting process.
While grid-connected CSP is struggling in India, the jury is still out on whether it might have a place in the country’s massive off-grid power market.
Phase-change materials promise to significantly reduce the cost of thermal energy storage. So how come we are still using molten salt?
8th September, 2014
This week’s CSP Today news brief includes the following companies and organisations: Schott Solar CSP; ARENA, ACO Investment Group, Burma Ministry of Electric Power, ACS; Reliance Power.
This week’s CSP Today news brief includes the following companies and organisations: BrightSource Energy, NRG, Google; U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, California Energy Commission; Palen Solar Holdings.
The third quarter of 2014 has been all but quiet for the CSP industry with a number of crucial announcements made over the last three months.
The 6th edition of the CSP Today International Awards is officially open for nominations. For more than half a decade, these awards have celebrated industry achievements and recognized the companies and organizations that helped advance CSP´s development.
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.