Category Archives: Other renewables


Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Projects around the World

NREL, in conjunction with SolarPACES (Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems), maintains a database of Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) projects around the world. NREL, in conjunction with SolarPACES (Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems), maintains a database of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) projects around the world with plants that are either operational, under construction, or […]

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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Projects by Country, Project Name and Technology

Working with member countries, SolarPACES—Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems—has compiled data on concentrating solar power (CSP) projects around the world that have plants that are either operational, under construction, or under development. CSP technologies include parabolic trough, linear Fresnel reflector, power tower, and dish/engine systems. For individual concentrating solar power projects, you will find […]

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Skytron Energy ensures 115 MWp dispatchable power from Romanian solar power plants

skytron energy, one of the world’s leading developers of monitoring, control and supervision systems for renewable energy power plants, has been awarded a 50 MWp photovoltaic project by LSG Building Solutions, a major Romanian EPC company for utility-scale renewable energy projects. Following on from two PV projects already completed by the skytron energy and LSG […]

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Brenmiller Energy to Start Israeli Pilot Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant Next Month

Brenmiller Energy, an Israeli solar-thermal developer founded last year, plans to start operating a pilot Concentrating Solar Power plant in December that will use fuel cells to store power. Testing will run as long as three months while the Tel Aviv-based company works to raise $50 million for a full-scale factory and marketing, Chief Executive […]

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Schott may look for partners for its concentrated solar power (CSP) business

Acwa mulls buying the concentrating solar power business from German firm Schott Solar, the Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper says, citing industry sources. It would be another acquisition of parts of Germany’s ailing solar energy industry. Recently, US investor Kawa Capital Management bought great parts of PV maker Conergy, while Korean conglomerate Hanwha last year bought much […]

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Total awarded a solar power generation plant in South Africa

Total S.A. (« Total ») (CAC : TOTF.PA) announced being selected as the preferred bidder for an 86 megawatt-peak (MWp) ground-mounted solar power project by South Africa’s Department of Energy (DoE), as part of the third round of tenders for renewable energy generation facilities. Total’s affiliate, SunPower Corporation (« SunPower ») (NASDAQ : SPWR), a global solar energy […]

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Worldwatch Institute Launches Groundbreaking Sustainable Energy Roadmap for Jamaica

New Worldwatch Institute Roadmap explores the renewable energy status and potential in the country. The Worldwatch Institute today launched its groundbreaking Sustainable Energy Roadmap for Jamaica, a look at the measures that the Jamaican government can take to transition its electricity sector to one that is socially, environmentally, and financially sustainable. The report, Jamaica Sustainable Energy Roadmap: […]

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The successful start is also the first installation of the optimized Aalborg CSP SGS3 technology for Steam Genarator Systems providing the Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant with key operational benefits. The Godawari 50+MWe Plant is India’s first commercial CSP plants and expects to produce 130 GWh green electricity annually in the Jaisalmer District. The heart of the […]

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FG Emvelo among chosen Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) bidders for round 3 of South Africa’s REIPPP

The 100 MW Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) plant will be based on Novatec Solar’s linear Fresnel technology, and will be the largest linear Fresnel plant in the world. FG Emvelo (Johannesburg) has been selected to build a 100 MW concentrating solar power (CSP) project in Northern Cape Province. Additionally, Total SA (Courbevoie, France) and Sonnedix […]

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Local manufacturing will reduce CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) costs by 30% in India according to World Bank

“Great potential for concentrating solar power in India,” says Joint Secretary for New and Renewable Energy. Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) holds out the promise of stable, clean and locally-sourced power for countries with abundant sunlight. CSP has the added advantage of being able to dispatch a sizeable amount of power to the national grid as […]

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