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Rikki Stancich

Rikki Stancich

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  • What happened to Tessera Solar's projects?

    Just what was the reason behind the rapid-fire sale of Tessera Solar's two major CSP projects?

    04/03/2011
  • How GlassPoint is leaving the competition in the dust

    CSP Today catches up with Rod MacGregor, CEO of concentrated solar power technology developer, GlassPoint, to find out how its dust-resistant, highly-durable Single Transit Trough technology out-performs other CSP technologies in high dust scenarios.

    07/03/2011
  • Weekly Intelligence Brief: February 28 - March 07

    SkyFuel signs deal in ChinaThis week’s CSP Today news brief includes the following organizations and companies: SkyFuel, Huludao Ruixinda Industry Co., the state-owned Assets Supervision & Administration Commission (SASAC), and the US-China Economic and Cultural Development Alliance; Florida Power & Light Company; SolarReserve; Lauren Engineers & Constructors and CCL Optoelectronics; City of Palmdale & the California Energy Commission.

    07/03/2011
  • Three’s a crowd: Huiyin muscles in on the receiver duopoly

    The minds behind Siemens/Solel’s winning UVAC receiver tubes are back in business.

    11/03/2011
  • Desertec and Medgrid: Competitive or compatible?

    CSP Today examines how two organisations aiming for the same goal can complement each others’ efforts.

    11/03/2011
  • Saudi Arabia: First to adopt a market-responsive feed-in tariff?

    CSP Today speaks to Reda El Chaar, business development manager at ACWA Power International, about renewable energy policy incentives in the MENA region and why Saudi Arabia's CSP sector is about to explode.

    11/03/2011
  • Weekly Intelligence Brief: March 07 - March 14

    Financing confirmed for Shams 1This week’s CSP Today news brief includes the following companies and organizations: Masdar, Total and Abengoa; CSP Today; Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research; Global Ecology, Esoft & Rubious Industries; Abengoa and 3M; and Solar Millennium.

    14/03/2011
  • machTechnik: Aerodynamics at the heart of CSP design issues

    In the first of CSP Today’s op ed series, aeronautics engineer Professor Carsten Holze, at engineering consultancy machtTechnik AG, provides insight into how aerodynamic design can resolve issues relating to static and dynamic wind loads, dust, soil, and glass breakage.

    17/03/2011
  • Fine-tuning CSP plant process management

    On the quest to maximise plant efficiency, integrated process management across standardised plant designs promises to deliver cost efficiency, reduced risk and to bring plants online, quicker.

    18/03/2011
  • Flabeg: Nothing beats annealed glass reflectors

    CSP Today speaks to Dr. Olaf Knebel, Flabeg’s solar product manager, to learn more about how Flabeg annealed mirrors’ low focus deviation can enhance CSP plant yield to the tune of  €7 million across the plant life cycle.

    18/03/2011