csp News

  • What’s in store for CSP in 2012?

    The flurry of activity seen in the last 6 months demonstrates that CSP is a young but rapidly-evolving industry. In the second half of 2011 several plants were connected to the grid, new projects were announced and substantial projects were cancelled. So, what´s in store for the CSP industry in 2012? This is a critical question that the ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • CSP Technologies Compete With PV

     The Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) market will rise again in 2012 and in the next five years, according to new research from SBI Energy. Emerging from an enforced hiatus by PV ...


    By SBI Reports

  • Reviving the CSP Market in the US

    The time has come to face the difficulties in the CSP market in the US, and power the industry towards a prosperous future for the long term. The CSP Today USA 2012 conference, due to take place on 27-28 June in Las Vegas, is set to be the forum where the industry will gather to set the foundations of success for the challenging months ahead. Heidi Hafes, CSP Today, London ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • CSP is alive and well in America!

    The formation of the CSP Alliance is a positive sign for the growth of the industry in the US. This exciting chapter in CSP’s evolution demonstrates how the industry will work together to communicate CSP’s competitive value to win a greater stake in the US energy mix. CSP’s history has taught us one thing about the industry, it is clear that having an industry goal with a ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Evolution and new opportunities for CSP

    The international CSP community is set to meet this 29–30 November as CSP Today Sevilla Summit returns in its fifth year - complete with a site visit to Gemasolar and the 3rd edition of the CSP Today Awards As the world re-defines its energy generation mix, CSP could provide 11.3% of global electricity by 2050. But the next two years are critical if market volume is to reach €23 bn in ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • CSP Today launches the International CSP Week this November in Sevilla

    CSP Today has launched year a new networking platform for the CSP industry: the International CSP Week. Over four days the sector will get together to discuss the next business strategies as well as the latest improvements in technology. There will also be time for visiting operating plants and celebrating the industry achievements at the CSP Today Awards on the 12th November. With a joint ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • CSP Today releases the CSP Today World Map 2010 version

    The CSP Today World Map 2010 includes an itemized list of all the MW sized concentrated solar thermal power plants in the world that are either announced, under construction or in operation. The map has been commissioned for the 2nd year running by CSP Today, as part of 4th International Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Summit campaign and it ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • CSP Projects and Prospects Guide USA 2013 unveiled by CSP Today

    Researchers at CSP Today have completed work on the brand new guide focused on the CSP market in the United States. Hours of research has resulted in the general release of this resource, which provides exclusive analysis and data on the Ivanpah, Solana, Mojave, Crescent Dunes and Genesis CSP plants. The guide examines the long-term impact these breakthrough projects ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Examining the emerging markets in the CSP industry

    The CSP Today latest report CSP Markets Report: New Edition (2011-2012), offers the opportunity to identify and define the real opportunities in the worldwide CSP markets. In addition to Spain and USA, many countries have seen the opportunities in the CSP ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • International CSP Today Awards 2011

    CSP Today is proud to announce the finalists of the International CSP Today Awards 2011 The International CSP Today Awards are granted to companies that excel in the industry and truly deserve an award for their contribution towards pushing CSP further down the competitive route. This event is organised every year in conjunction with the ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Differentiating CSP fact from fiction

    The CSP industry has come out to publically change the perception of the technology. The most damaging headlines will be tackled head on by CSP stakeholders. Today’s facts, figures and forecasts will be presented to demonstrate how the industry is going from strength to strength in 2012 In a competitive energy market the only technologies that will survive is the one that produces the ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Who are the leading CSP companies in 2013?

    Finalists of the International CSP Today Awards 2013 have been announced. Amidst the backdrop of a challenging international CSP market, there have been great efforts made to excel the industry forwards with advancements in technology, engineering, cost reductions and lobbying efforts. On November 12 the CSP Today Sevilla 2013 awards dinner will recognize the achievements of companies in five ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • CSP Today secures site visit to NREL for CSP Project Development & CSP Yield Optimization Conference delegates

    CSP Today is delighted to announce the organization of an exclusive site visit to the CSP facility at NREL on October 27th and 29th in Denver. This will immediately follow and only be open to delegates of the CSP Project Development Conference and ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • World’s largest CSP Fresnel plant is the first American CSP technology export

    The deserts of Arizona and Rajasthan may be over 8,000Km apart but they are linked by the deployment of CSP Fresnel technology. The common denominator is AREVA Solar, the technology supplier for a 5MW CSP booster installation on Tucson Electric Powers’s H. Wilson Sundt Generating Station and to Reliance Power’s new Indian plants.  AREVA Solar purchased California based Fresnel ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • CSP South Africa Market Guide 2012-13 unveiled by CSP Today

    Researchers at CSP Today have completed work on the brand new guide to the emerging CSP market in South Africa. Hours of research has resulted in the general release of this resource, which frames the development of the CSP industry since the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP) was proposed in 2010. This exclusive guide examines three main areas of the South ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • CSP leaders to meet at International CSP Today Sevilla Summit in November

    CSP Today has launched its 7th International Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Summit, in which the main stakeholders gather to discuss the future of the industry. The entire global CSP community will be present at the summit to overcome current challenges. Sevilla will host for the 7th time the International Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Summit (CSP Today Sevilla) on the 12-13th November 2013. ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Webinar – The Future of CSP in South Africa

    The impact of Rounds I and II of South Africa’s renewable energy independent power producer programme(REIPPP) and the key challenges faced when proving CSP’s bankability and optimizing grid infrastructure, will be placed under the spotlight during CSP Today’s eagerly anticipated free webinar on Wednesday 28th November at 09.00am GMT (11.00AM SAST). Currently South ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Diversifying CSP into new and lucrative opportunities

    The international CSP community is set to meet this 13–14 November as CSP Today Sevilla returns in its sixth edition, bringing this year international delegations from the most promising new markets for CSP, site visits to Gemasolar and Palama del Rio II, the CSP Today International Awards, a targeted CSP exhibition and much more Whilst Spain has been a strong driving force for the CSP ...


    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 ...


  • Landmark week for CSP in South Africa

    On Friday 4th November the IPP Procurement Programme in South Africa will see the deadline for the first round of bids. The IPP programme has been designed to contribute towards the target of 3 725 megawatts of renewable energy and towards socio-economic and environmentally sustainable growth. The vision is to start and stimulate the renewable industry in South Africa. There is a lot of pressure ...


    By FCBI Energy

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