concentrated solar thermal News

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Building Utility Scale Concentrated Solar Thermal Power the “Indian way”

    London 12/08/2010 With the New Solar Mission ambitious goals that the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy brought out on the 25th of July stipulating hard budgeting restrictions per MW as well as a firm schedule for starting construction of plants. With capital costs coming just over $3 million per MW, the New Solar Mission might sound ambitious in the ears of international ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Building utility scale concentrated solar thermal power the “Indian way”

    With the New Solar Mission ambitious goals that the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy brought out on the 25th of July stipulating hard budgeting restrictions per MW as well as a firm schedule for starting construction of plants. With capital costs coming just over US$3 million per MW, the New Solar Mission might sound ambitious in the ears of international developers but, according to ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Voting commences to recognize the best of the Concentrated Solar Thermal Power industry

    The battle between CSP developers, EPCs, technology providers and manufactures has begun as the CSP Today USA 2012 Award nominations officially opened this week.  This year’s prestigious awards ceremony will be taking place on June 27 in Las Vegas with an exciting new line up of awards Heidi Hafes, CSP Today, London Amidst the backdrop of a challenging US CSP market, there have ...


    By FCBI 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 ...


  • No show stoppers for concentrating solar power

    A recently published study confirms that solar thermal power is largely unrestricted by materials availability. There are, however, some issues that the industry needs to look into soon, like replacing silver in mirrors. In the wake of Chinese export restrictions on rare earth metals, the dependence of some renewable technologies on scarce materials has gained attention. Several players in the ...


    By FLS Energy

  • Solar Thermal Power Market Forecast to 2020 - Utilities to Drive Future Developments in the Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Market

    Solar Thermal Power Market Forecast to 2020 - Utilities to Drive Future Developments in the Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Market  ...


  • Solar Thermal Power Market to 2020

    GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “Solar Thermal Power Market to 2020 - Asia-Pacific Continues to See Increased Investments While Effective FITs in the Middle East and Africa Create Lucrative Solar Power Destinations”. The report gives an in depth analysis of Key Solar Thermal Power Markets in 8 countries (Australia, China, the ...

  • Over 400 people already attending the 4th international concentrated solar thermal power summit in Sevilla

    This year in Sevilla, on November 15 to 17, over 700 people will get together in Sevilla next month to network & discuss with other experts of the CSP industry. Over 50 speakers are due to speak at the event, including senior executives from ACS Cobra, Acciona, Abengoa, AREVA, Siemens, BrightSource Energy, Torresol, Dii, Abener, CIEMAT-PSA, Flagsol, ENEL, Cargo Power and other leading ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • The People’s Republic of China to Demonstrate First-of-its-kind Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Plant

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping the People’s Republic of China (PRC) build a first-of-its-kind, large-scale concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) plant in the northwestern province of Qinghai to produce clean energy and cut carbon emissions. “This pioneering project will demonstrate how the PRC could leverage its indigenous solar resources to diversify its energy mix in a ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • BrightSource Energy to join the 4th International Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Summit as speakers

    This year in Sevilla, on November 15 to 17, over 700 people will get together next month to network & discuss with other experts of the CSP industry. Charles Rickter, Sr Vice President of BrightSource Energy (USA) will join a 50 strong expert line up of speakers. BrightSource Energy is an Israeli-American CSP tower company that will shortly begin construction on October 27th of the 392 MW ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Concentrated solar power with thermal energy storage can help utilities’ bottom line, study shows

    The storage capacity of concentrating solar power (CSP) can add significant value to a utility company’s optimal mix of energy sources, a new report by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) suggests. The report found that CSP with a six-hour storage capacity can lower peak net loads when the sun isn’t shining, enough to add $35.80 per ...

  • BrightSource Energy to join the 4th International Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Summit as speakers

    This year in Sevilla, on November 15 to 17, over 700 people will get together next month to network & discuss with other experts of the CSP industry. Charles Ricker, Sr Vice President of BrightSource Energy (USA) will join a 50 strong expert line up of speakers. BrightSource Energy is an American CSP tower company that will shortly begin construction on October 27th of the 392 MW project on ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • NREL quantifies significant value in concentrating solar power

    Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have calibrated the significant value that concentrating solar power (CSP) plants can add to an electric grid. The NREL researchers evaluated the operational impacts of CSP systems with thermal energy storage within the California electric grid managed by the California Independent System Operator ...

  • 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 ...


  • In Depth Report on Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in Spain

    Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on"Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in Spain, Market Outlook to 2025 - Capacity, Generation, Regulations and Company Profiles".The report focuses primarily on quantitative marketmetrics in order to characterize the growth and evolution of the Remote Patient Monitoring Market. View Full Report With TOC At :  ...


  • Molten Salt Solar Energy Thermal Storage and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2010 to 2016

    WinterGreen Research announces that it has a new study on Molten Salt Solar Energy Thermal Storage and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP): Market Shares and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2010-2016. The 2010 study has 309 pages, 103 tables and figures.   Large solar farms are part of the answer to implementing energy generated from capture of heat ...


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