Category Archives: Other renewables

Concentrated Solar Power CSP solar thermal

Dow’s CSP technology helps save more than 3.5 million metric tons of CO2 emissions per year

Demonstrating its ongoing commitment to the Middle East’s rapidly growing solar industry, The Dow Chemical Company will showcase its innovative range of solutions for the Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) industry at the CSP MENASOL 2013 5th North Africa & Middle East Solar Conference & Expo. The event is scheduled to take place in Dubai, United […]

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Construction begins on 160 MW Concentrating Solar Power plant in Morocco

Built by a consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power, Ouarzazate 1 is set to go online in 2015. The German government has pledged €115 million in support for Morocco’s ambitious project. A stalwart supporter of Morocco’s renewable energy and energy efficiency efforts for years, Germany has become Europe’s most significant partner in the building […]

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photovoltaic PV fotovoltaica

Iberdrola lands a contract for the construction of a 96-MW photovoltaic plant in South Africa for $150 million

The consortium formed by IBERDROLA INGENIERÍA and the South African company GROUP FIVE has been selected by Jasper Power Company for the construction of a 96-megawatt (MW) photovoltaic plant in South Africa. The contract, which was signed today in Johannesburg, is worth around 150 million dollars and includes the engineering, equipment supply, civil engineering work, […]

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CSP, Solana

Value in Concentrated Solar Power to Add to Electric Grid Calculated

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have quantified 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 […]

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Solar Energy International (SE) Announces Advanced Solar PV Training Labs for Solar Professionals

Solar Energy International (SEI) has announced two PV351L: PV Systems – Tools and Techniques for Operation and Maintenance Lab Week (Grid-Direct) sessions this summer for solar professionals to take their solar pv training experience to the highest level available in the solar industry. This intensive, advanced training is designed for solar professionals already working in […]

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