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  • Abengoa to develop new solar-thermal storage technology in collaboration with the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Colorado School of Mines

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, together with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Colorado School of Mines (CSM), has been selected by the US Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a new solar storage technology for thermo-electric plants. ...


    By Abengoa

  • Solar PV Report

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Solar PV Report ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Software developer doppelintegral launches Blockset for the Simulation of Solar Energy Systems

    doppelintegral GmbH, located in Stuttgart, Germany, has released the software INSEL 8.2 including the Renewable Energy Blockset for MATLAB and Simulink. As the software has more than 300 blocks out of photovoltaics, solar thermal energy and energy meteorology, MATLAB and Simulink users can now professionally plan, monitor and control renewable energy systems. The blocks can be combined in any way ...


    By doppelintegral GmbH

  • Making CSP viable – Solar Millennium explain the key to the future of the technology

    The move towards CSP yield optimisation has a number of causes and a number of solutions – and the opportunity now exists to give the technology long-term viability.  In the build-up to the CSP Yield Optimisation Europe Conference & Expo (31 May – 1 June, Seville), Solar Millennium explained to CSP Today exactly how the company is making optimisation a driving strategy for ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • ReportsnReports - Concentrating Solar: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011-2017

    Concentrating Solar: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011-2017   WinterGreen Research announces the following study:  Concdentrating Solar: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011-2017. Concentrating solar is poised to become the largest of three ...


  • Chromasun Installs World's First Hybrid Photovoltaic Solar Thermal Panel Cooling System

    Industrial rooftop solar solutions company Chromasun today announced that it has extended its lead as a researcher and supplier of high performance energy solutions with the world's first installation of a hybrid photovoltaic panel coupled with a solar thermal cooling system. The project was deployed in San Jose, CA in September 2011. "This project is the first of its kind and uses the newly ...


    By Marketwire

  • Intersolar Europe: Simply Count on More – Valentin Software Presents New Planning Programmes for Photovoltaic and Solar Heating Systems

    Valentin Software is launching the first simulation programme that can simulate battery systems in grid-parallel operation realistically – PV*SOL advanced 6.0. The new version of the solar thermal programme T*SOL Pro, 5.5, will enable users to easily calculate yields for the use of solar thermal collectors. With the dynamic simulation programme PV*SOL advanced 6.0, users can ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • Two into One does go: Car Port as Energy Hub

    Homeowners are often faced with the problem of the ideal location for mounting their solar collectors. Car ports are being considered s an option more frequently, as they offer a visually appealing roof integration, and keep the main roof free. Furthermore, the car port solar system has two uses: the roofed garage solution provides ideal covering for vehicles and offers the house long-term ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Crown Solutions contracted for water treatment plant

    Crown Solutions, a Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies company, has signed a contract with Abener-Teyma, a joint venture of two Abengoa subsidiaries, to supply an integrated, near zero liquid discharge, water treatment system. This system will be installed at the world's largest thermal solar power plant, located in Gila Bend, Arizona and operated by Abengoa Solar. The plant consists of two ...

  • With power from the sun and energy from chocolate

    Since May 2013 an international chocolate company produces its chocolate bars at the production facility in Abu Dhabi with Austrian solar energy technology. With a reduction of 60,000 litres of oil in the production process through the usage of solar technology developed by TiSUN (Austria), the company not only focuses on cost reduction, but also on sustainability in the chocolate manufacturing ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Austrian technology crowns Arabian sports stadium

    The "Al Aim stadium" near Abu Dhabi is a project of remarkable dimensions: from summer 2013, approximately 25,000 people can be seated in this stadium with a total area of 45,000 m². Austrian technology provides the renewable domestic hot water production for the showers and toilet facilities of the athletes and visitors of the stadium in the Middle East. Larger, more spectacular, unique ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • CSP competition heats up as Fresnel design taps higher temperatures

    Global installed Fresnel CSP capacity is currently around 177 MW, compared with 4.2 GW of parabolic trough capacity and 629 MW of CSP tower capacity, according to the CSP Today Global Tracker. While Fresnel designs offer some cost advantages in manufacturing and installation, advancement of these systems was hindered by an inability to ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • In 2013 TiSUN focuses on maximum efficiency with new products

    New tank with particularly efficient fresh water module, low-energy high-efficiency pumps and new improved isolation. The Tyrolean solar specialist TiSUN presents new products for 2013 in the pump station range with two additional high-efficiency pumps in the domestic set and large system area, a particularly high-yielding 200 mm insulation for the TiSUN stratified tanks and the ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Supercritical-CO2 could hold the secrets for CSP

    As the solar industry prepares to meet in San Francisco in three week’s time, at the 2nd CSP Plant Optimization Summit (7-8 September), Zhiwen Ma, Senior Engineer at NREL, has been speaking to CSP Today about his recent research into supercritical-CO2 for CSP. Ma is scheduled to present his paper on this at the conference, in which he outlines the main advantages of Super-critical CO2 when ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Supercritical-CO2 could hold the secrets for CSP

    As the solar industry prepares to meet in San Francisco in three week’s time, at the 2nd CSP Plant Optimization Summit (7-8 September), Zhiwen Ma, Senior Engineer at NREL, has been speaking to CSP Today about his recent ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • ‘Smart’ carbon positive energy house

    Experts from the Welsh School of Architecture have designed and built the UK's first purpose-built, low-cost energy smart house, capable of exporting more energy to the national electricity grid than it uses. The house, designed by Professor Phil Jones and his team based at the Welsh School of Architecture, has been built as a prototype to meet tough new targets for zero carbon housing set by UK ...


    By Cardiff University

  • Sopogy Wins APEC Business Innovation Award for Honolulu

    Sopogy, the world’s leading developer of micro concentrated solar power (MicroCSP) technologies, is the APEC Business Innovation Showcase winner for the City and County of Honolulu. The award gives Sopogy a platform to showcase its technologies during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Week conference in November 2011. Sopogy is one of five ...


    By Sopogy

  • Linear Fresnel technology added to system advisor model`s capabilities

    A promising Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) technology that uses a stationary receiver tube and an array of mirrors mounted near the ground can now be accessed within the System Advisor Model (SAM), which predicts annual energy production, hourly performance and return on investment. The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) teamed with the Electric Power ...

  • Global Renewable Energy Report

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Global Renewable Energy Report ...


    By ReportLinker

  • DOE-funded research projects win 39 R&D awards for 2010

    U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 39 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The coveted awards are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or software developed throughout the world and introduced into the market the previous year. "I ...


    By US Department of Energy

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