• South Africa to bid 1800 MW among unsuccessful bidders from Windows 1 to 4

    (Apr 20, 2015)

    South Africa’s Minister of Energy, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, announced last week that the government will issue a "request for further proposals" (RFP) for projects across all technology types from bidders who were unsuccessful in rounds one to four of the programme.

  • Noor I in pictures

    (Apr 10, 2015)

    Morocco’s first CSP plant is to be launched in the second semester of this year and CSP wanted to show you some of the most impressive pictures of the project.

  • How are CSP-related investments perceived by banks in the Gulf Region? S

    (Apr 10, 2015)

    CSP could play a big role in the Middle East in five years’ time, says top analyst, but financiers must be prepared to update their cost estimates on a yearly basis in order to keep pace with rapidly changing renewable energy (RE) markets.

  • An insider’s look at the MIST’s beam-down solar platform

    (Apr 13, 2015)

    Dr. Nicolas Calvet, Assistant Professor at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST), sheds light on recent developments at the 100 kW beam-down solar demonstration plant and the CSPonD project.

  • The value of combining CSP with wind power

    (Apr 2, 2015)

    Amid growing awareness of the value of combining different renewable energy sources, to what extent does it make sense to marry up CSP with wind?

  • Integration of CSP and PV: The way forward? S

    (Mar 27, 2015)

    Three projects combining CSP and PV technologies have been announced in Chile and South Africa over the last year. Developers involved indicate this integration offers significant advantages in terms of providing lower energy tariffs and securing grid stability.

  • Weekly Intelligence Brief: April 13 – 20

    (Apr 20, 2015)

    This week’s CSP Today news brief includes the following companies and organisations: South Africa Ministry of Energy; Sastela; Acciona; Abengoa, HSBC, Citigroup, Bankia, Credit Agricole CIB, Morgan Stanley, Natixis, Santander, Société Générale and Goldman Sachs.

  • Weekly Intelligence Brief: April 7 – 13

    (Apr 13, 2015)

    This week’s CSP Today news brief includes the following companies and organisations: The Conservation Council of South Australia; Acciona, Sener, South African Department of Energy; KfW, Eskom.

  • Weekly Intelligence Brief: March 30 – April 7

    (Apr 7, 2015)

    This week’s CSP Today news brief includes the following companies and organisations: India’s NTPC, NCPS; STT, King Saud University, Bosch Rexroth AG; Frankfurt School for Climate and Sustainable Energy Finance and the OPWP.

  • South Africa to bid 1800 MW among unsuccessful bidders from Windows 1 to 4

    (Apr 20, 2015)

    South Africa’s Minister of Energy, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, announced last week that the government will issue a "request for further proposals" (RFP) for projects across all technology types from bidders who were unsuccessful in rounds one to four of the programme.

  • Increasing CSP competitiveness in South Africa

    (Apr 8, 2015)

    While the South African market has seen a significant increase in competitiveness in the concentrated solar power (CSP) realm, inflexible project parameters may hinder cost reduction.

  • NamPower senior delegation joins CSP Today South Africa 2015

    (Mar 23, 2015)

    Margaret Mutschler , Head of Renewables and Power Generation at NamPower, the national power utility responsible for Namibia’s generation and transmission, will be participating at CSP Today South Africa 2015 (14-15 April, Cape Town).