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  • Energy Secretary Moniz Dedicates world’s largest concentrating solar power project

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will participate today in the opening of the Ivanpah Solar Energy Generating System, the world’s largest concentrating solar power (CSP) plant. As President Obama highlighted in his State of the Union address, the U.S. is becoming a global leader in solar energy -- demonstrated by a new industry report which found that U.S. utility-scale solar set a record with ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Sacramento Utility to Launch Concentrating Solar Power-Natural Gas Project

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above strategy to deploy every available source of American energy, the Energy Department today announced a new concentrating solar power (CSP) project led by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD). The project will integrate utility-scale CSP technology with SMUD’s 500-megawatt (MW) natural gas-fired Cosumnes Power Plant. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Market

    Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) slipped from an all-time high in production of 885 GWh in 2008 to 862 GWh in 2009. New capacity becoming operational in 2010 pushed production to 1121 GWh and an estimated 1475 GWh in 2011. The wholesale value from this technology, also known as Solar Thermal power, generated $68 USD million in 2008, $102 million in 2009, to $362 million in 2010. 2011 sales should ...


  • Demonstration Projects with 63 Concentrator Systems to Start in China

    SunOyster Systems GmbH (SOS), manufacturer and developer of the concentrating solar technology SunOyster, signed yesterday a supply agreement with the Yonghao Gangue Power Plant Ltd. for the delivery of 63 concentrator systems in the Chinese province of Shanxi. The bi-axially tracking systems, the “SunOyster 16”, concentrate sunlight through semi-parabolic mirrors onto a linear-shaped ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • New opportunities for the Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Industry

    CSP project environmental approval and CSP-PV mix signifies even more potential for the concentrated solar thermal power industry to grow in the US 03 April, London With the recent approval of Solar Reserve’s 200-megawatt, two-tower Saguache Solar Energy Project comes a sense of excitement for not only Solar Reserve, but the industry as a whole.  As Solana, Ivanpah, Cresecent ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Market Research Report

    Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) slipped from an all-time high in production of 885 GWh in 2008 to 862 GWh in 2009. New capacity becoming operational in 2010 pushed production to 1121 GWh and an estimated 1475 GWh in 2011. The wholesale value from this technology, also known as Solar Thermal power, generated $68 USD million in 2008, $102 million in 2009, to $362 million in 2010. 2011 sales should ...


  • Global Concentrated Solar Power Market 2012-2016

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Concentrated Solar Power Market 2012-2016 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Energy Department announces New University-Led Projects to Create More Efficient, Lower Cost Concentrating Solar Power Systems

    As part of the Energy Department’s SunShot Initiative, which aims to drive solar energy to be cost-competitive with other energy sources by 2020, Secretary Steven Chu announced today new investments totaling $10 million over five years for two university-led projects to advance innovative ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Department Announces Projects to Advance Cost-Effective Concentrating Solar Power Systems

    The Energy Department today announced $10 million for six new research and development projects that will advance innovative concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies. The projects will develop thermochemical energy storage systems to enable more efficient storage of solar energy while using less storage material, cutting the cost for utility-scale CSP electricity generation as a result. Also ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Department Announces Projects to Advance Cost-Effective Concentrating Solar Power Systems

    The Energy Department today announced $10 million for six new research and development projects that will advance innovative concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies. The projects will develop thermochemical energy storage systems to enable more efficient storage of solar energy while using less storage material, cutting the cost for utility-scale CSP electricity generation as a result. Also ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Major Solar Power Market Segments for Trackers Installations - Solar PV and Concentrated Solar Power

    The installation of trackers in solar power projects increased from 434 MW in 2009 to 1,997 MW in 2012. In 2012, 998 MW of tracker capacity was installed in solar Photovoltaic (PV) projects and 953 MW in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) projects, equivalent to 50% and 47.7% shares of the total number of solar trackers installed respectively. Currently, Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV) projects ...


  • SolarReserve Receives `Industry Choice` Award For Advancing the Concentrated Solar Power Industry

                    SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  – SolarReserve, a U.S. developer of large-scale solar power projects, today ...


    By SolarReserve

  • Will India be a bigger concentrated solar thermal power than China?

    Last year there was very little talk of India becoming one of the biggest markets for CSP.  Today the question on everybody’s lips is: Will India be a bigger CSP power than China? As the founder of CSP Today and organizer of the 1st CSP Today India conference in New Delhi, Belén Gallego is often asked about the future of the CSP industry in India.  She has written a piece ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Concentrated Solar Thermal Power capacity continues growing despite economic uncertainty

    Usual suspects Spain and the USA lead the industry with a combined market share of over 90% of projects under construction. New markets open up in MENA, Australia and India where 1.9 GW of CSP have been announced, according to new report by CSP Today Concentrated Solar Thermal Power (CSP) bucks the downward economic trend by continuing to grow apace despite tough economic times, According ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Research and Markets: Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Markets Report 2012-2013

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fkxcg2/concentrated_solar) has announced the addition of the "Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Markets Report 2012-2013" report to their ...


  • North America’s Concentrated Solar Power Industry to Convene in San Francisco This June

    Over 650 Concentrated Solar Power industry leaders are set to meet in San Francisco this June 24-25 for the 4th Annual Concentrated Solar Power Summit. The largest industry event of it’s kind in North America. Most recent CSP Today findings have shown that over the next 3 years North America will prove to be a booming market for Concentrated Solar Thermal Power – set to be worth in excess of ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Focus on concentrated solar power: E.ON promotes research into heat storage systems

    The new call for applications under E.ON’s international research initiative focuses on a highly topical energy trend: 'Heat storage for concentrated solar power'. This topic is the third key subject area on which E.ON is inviting universities and institutes worldwide to submit proposals for innovative research projects. Concentrated solar power (CSP) bundles the sun’s rays so that electricity ...


    By E.ON AG

  • Concentrated Solar Power leading energy storage race in 2014

    Regulatory bodies including CPUC and FERC continue to roll out requirements supporting the development of energy storage technologies to deal with the problem of grid intermittency created by high levels of renewable integration. As a result of this there is growing interest in concentrated solar power (CSP) as a procurement option. The strongest storage mandate to date has been set out by the ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Mitsubishi Corp Enters Concentrated Solar Power Generation Business in Spain

    Mitsubishi Corporation ("MC") has acquired a share in Concentrated Solar Power ("CSP") generation plants (4 plants with total of 200 MW in capacity) and become the first Japanese company to own CSP plants under commercial operational stage. All the four plants, until MC's acquisition, are held by Acciona, which is the world's largest independent (non-utility) renewable energy developer and owner. ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Growing a local concentrated solar thermal power economy in South Africa

    In recent months South Africa has seen a dramatic change in its energy policy as the Department of Energy, NERSA and Eskom have taken steps to move to a renewable energy future. On November 4th the Independent Power Producer bidding process for the first 200MW of CSP will close, leaving many anxious developers waiting until COP17 to find out if their project has won the tender. In answering the ...


    By FCBI Energy

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