parabolic trough News

  • SkyFuel's Parabolic Trough a Fit for India's Solar Mission

    SkyFuel has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Limited (MEIL) regarding the use of its parabolic trough collector in concentrating solar power (CSP) projects. MEIL's bid to build, own and operate a 50MW solar thermal power plant, through its wholly owned subsidiary MEIL Green Power Limited, in ...


    By Marketwire

  • SkyFuel and Braxenergy Team to Bring Parabolic Trough to Brazil

    Parabolic trough maker SkyFuel and Brazilian energy developer Braxenergy have signed an agreement to cooperate in bringing concentrating solar power to the Brazilian market. While SkyFuel's ...


    By Marketwire

  • SkyFuel and Termoindustriale Agree to Parabolic Trough Distribution in Italy

    Parabolic trough maker SkyFuel has reached an agreement with Italian power Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) firm Termoindustriale for distribution of the SkyTrough in Italy. The agreement covers systems up to about 50 Megawatts (thermal). SkyFuel will provide the solar collectors and technical ...


    By Marketwire

  • SkyFuel Chooses Kelly Beninga to Lead Commercial Expansion of Parabolic Trough Business

    ARVADA, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 09/21/10 -- SkyFuel, Inc., maker of the award-winning SkyTrough® parabolic trough solar collector, announces the choice of Kelly Beninga, an industry icon with 30 years of experience in renewable technology development, marketing, and management, as the company's new Chief ...


    By Marketwire

  • Parabolic Trough report tackles lack of cost data for CSP plants

    The new Parabolic Trough Report 2014: Cost, Performance and Thermal Storage published by CSP Today gives new clarity to cost and performance of concentrated solar power parabolic trough technology. As detailed in CSP Today’s Parabolic Trough Report 2014: Cost, Performance and Thermal Storage, the current global portfolio for the parabolic trough industry features over 65 operating plants ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • SkyFuel`s Parabolic Trough to Save Fuel in the Gas City

    SkyFuel, Inc. has been awarded a contract to supply high performance parabolic trough solar collectors to the City of Medicine Hat in Alberta, Canada to offset fuel consumption at the City's combined cycle gas power plant. The installation will be the first concentrating solar power project to ...


    By SkyFuel, Inc

  • CSP Parabolic trough innovations you can take to the bank

    In today’s aggressive solar market, CSP parabolic trough innovations that increase parabolic trough plants’ operating efficiency are vital. Some innovations already promise to cut costs by up to 65%, according to the latest CSP Parabolic Trough Report: ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • CSP Parabolic trough innovations you can take to the bank

    In today’s aggressive solar market, CSP parabolic trough innovations that increase parabolic trough plants’ operating efficiency are vital. Some innovations already promise to cut costs by up to 65%, according to the latest CSP Parabolic ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Parabolic Trough cost, performance and storage analysed in new report

    CSP Today has recently launched the 2014 edition of the Parabolic Trough report which works as a barometer of what and where the industry is currently focusing its attention on. The scope and focus of this report has been determined in response to the most business critical information needs of stakeholders across the global CSP industry. This was revealed through in in-depth research interviews ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Parabolic trough collectors market: Next generation models crank up the heat

    New designs, manufacturing techniques, and materials have reset the CSP parabolic trough collector playing field, according to CSP Today’s ‘CSP Parabolic Trough Report: Costs and ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Iberese & Siemens CSP parabolic trough plant Lebrija I will be visited by attendees of CSP today Sevilla

    CSP Today talks to Iberese, Siemen´s other half in the construction of Lebrija I, a 50MW concentrated solar thermal Power plant in Sevilla. The relatively unknown company owns 50% of the project with giant Siemens and is one of those rare EPC companies that have real life experience CSP development & construction. The plant will be visited for the first time by a contingent of ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Iberese & Siemens CSP parabolic trough plant Lebrija I will be visited by attendees of CSP Today Sevilla

    CSP Today talks to Iberese, Siemen´s other half in the construction of Lebrija I, a 50MW concentrated solar thermal Power plant in Sevilla. The relatively unknown company owns 50% of the project with giant Siemens and is one of those rare EPC companies that have real life experience CSP development & construction. The plant will be visited for the first time by a contingent of ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • FLABEG Develops the New Ultimate Trough(R) With up to 25 Percent Cost Savings for CSP Plants

    FLABEG and schlaich bergermann und partner, both specialized in the CSP business, will be working together to make CSP technology more competitive. Since January 2010 a high level engineering team comprised of both companies is developing a brand new collector -- the Ultimate Trough®. This innovative collector design has been further supported by DLR (German Aerospace Center) and the FhG IML ...


  • Australian CSP farm build starts; Brazil calls for solar thermal projects; New trough mirror responds to molten salt growth

    Aalborg CSP begins build on 50 MW Australian farm project Denmark’s Aalborg CSP has started construction of the world’s first Integrated Energy System based on Concentrated Solar Power, located in the South Australian desert. The project involves a custom-built CSP tower system with a capacity of 50-MW, which will serve the energy needs of Sundrop ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Reductions in O&M costs offer a large scope for CSP cost reductions finds CSP report

    The capital cost of Parabolic Trough plants is one of the most restrictive characteristics of Parabolic Trough technology, accounting for 40-45% of the total lifetime cost. This is one of the findings of the new report “Concentrated Solar Power Parabolic Trough: Cost & Performance” by CSP Today It is therefore essential to identify the main cost drivers and to identify how these ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Reductions in O&M costs offer a large scope for CSP cost reductions Finds CSP Report

    The capital cost of Parabolic Trough plants is one of the most restrictive characteristics of Parabolic Trough technology, accounting for 40-45% of the total lifetime cost. This is one of the findings of the new report “Concentrated Solar Power Parabolic Trough: Cost & Performance” by CSP Today   It is therefore essential to identify the main cost drivers and to identify how ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • 150 MW is the optimal plant size new report finds

    150 MW is the ideal plant size, according to the new Concentrated Solar Power Parabolic Trough: Cost & Performance Report. The new report looks at how the development of larger than 50MW CSP plants in the US (from 100 to 280 MW) has revealed cost saving benefits.  When increasing plant capacity, the relatively lower cost of components will contribute to a lower Levelized Energy Cost ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Thermal storage innovations are instrumental in increasing performance and reducing CSP costs

    Thermal storage will affect the Levelized Energy Cost (LCOE) of Parabolic Troughs. This is one of the findings of a new report from CSP Today “Concentrated Solar Power Parabolic Trough: Cost & Performance”.  According to the report, when adding storage capacity, the capital cost rises with the increased solar field size, while the capacity factor – and therefore the ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Thermal Storage Innovations are instrumental in increasing performance and reducing CSP costs

    Thermal storage will affect the Levelized Energy Cost (LCOE) of Parabolic Troughs. This is one of the findings of a new report from CSP Today “Concentrated Solar Power Parabolic Trough: Cost & Performance”.  According to the report, when adding storage capacity, the capital cost rises with the increased solar field size, while the capacity factor – and therefore the ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Abengoa finalizes the largest solar complex in Europe

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the company that develops innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, has begun operation of Solaben 1 and Solaben 6, two 50 megawatt (MW) parabolic trough plants located in Extremadura, Spain. The two plants belong to the Extremadura Solar Complex, the largest solar complex in Europe with 200 MW capacity, and produce ...


    By Abengoa

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