22nd September, 2014
The third quarter of 2014 saw Saudi Arabia double its CSP project pipeline capacity with the request from the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) that a 50 MW CSP plant be included within the 1 GW Waad Al-Shamal shale gas project in Tarif.
Small-scale, industrial CSP has maintained a presence on the periphery of global CSP development for years. But in recent months, it appears to have gained an increasing presence with a series of new commercial installations.
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?
Palen Solar Holdings (PSH) has made a change in the plan of the 500MW Palen power tower project that could now steer it safely through California’s notoriously arduous permitting process.
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 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.
Ener-T, Aalborg CSP & Sojitz Corporation and Thermosol Glass have been announced as finalists of the CSP Today and PV Insider INDIASOL 2014 Awards. Voting is now open for the award of CSP Technology and Supplier of the Year.