Category Archives: Other renewables

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Trina Solar Awarded EPC Contract for Jordan’s Largest Solar Power Project

Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) (“Trina Solar” or the “Company”), a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services, announced today that it has signed an EPC contract with Fresh Fruits Company, a food storage and logistics company in Amman, Jordan, for a 2 MW rooftop solar power plant on the company’s stores and warehouses. […]

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Concentrated Solar Power

How to Reduce Concentrated Solar Power Cost at CSP Focus China 2014

On February 18 the National Energy Administration, in conjunction with the related officials from the national development and reform commission (NDRC), invited the leading CSP players in China including CGN Solar Energy Development, Shenzhen Jinfan Energy, China Power Investment Corporation, China Datang Corporation Renewable Power, Zhejiang Supcon Solar and Huaneng Group attending the electrovalence policy […]

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The Ivanpah solar system, lead by a joint effort between NRG Solar, Google and BrightSource Energy, went into full service Thursday, providing solar power to California consumers.

U.S. DoE thinks that

Davidson reflected on the LPO funding of over $5.4 billion to utility scale Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) projects such as Ivanpah, Solana and Crescent Dunes. In an interview Peter Davidson, the Executive Director of the Loan Programs Office (LPO) told CSP Today there are huge opportunities for US companies to take what they have learnt […]

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Turning Up the Heat on Advanced Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Components

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) technology providers need to improve system efficiency and reduce costs to compete with flat-panel PV. Advanced components and thermal energy storage can bring CSP back to the forefront of the solar industry for utility-scale, stand-alone power applications. The opening of the Ivanpah concentrating solar power (CSP) plant has brought renewed interest […]

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Abengoa to build a photovoltaic project for EDP Renov

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), an international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been chosen by EDP Renováveis to carry out the engineering, building and implementation of a 30 MW photovoltaic project in California, United States. Abengoa will build the project in San Bernardino County, […]

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Army awards 20 additional contracts to renewable energy companies

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, working with the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force (EITF), today awarded 20 base contracts to companies in three of the four energy-related technologies that are part of the $7 billion capacity, large-scale renewable and alternative energy power production Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC). […]

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Leading solar photovoltaic PV countries offer suppliers and developers a choice of 4,300 PV projects

Solar photovoltaic (PV) projects between 250 kilowatts (kW) and five megawatts (MW) now account for almost half of the yet-to-be-completed 4,300 commercial and utility projects within the leading PV countries, according to the new NPD Solarbuzz Global Deal Tracker report. The leading countries for solar PV demand now include five major countries in the Asia-Pacific region (i.e., […]

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100 percent renewables for U.S., Google invests in clean energy, support for action on climate

This Tuesday, a new report wants the U.S. to run on 100 percent clean energy by 2050, Google continues to invest in renewables, and a majority of Americans support action to combat climate change. Stanford University engineering professor Mark Jacobson wants America running on 100 percent renewable energy, one state at a time: Professor Mark […]

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HITECO project (FP7), coordinated by Aries Ingenier

HITECO project (FP7), coordinated by Aries Ingeniería y Sistemas and focused on innovative solar receiver tube for high temperature, keeps growing and enlarges the consortium with the inclusion of ENEA. The HITECO project -New solar collector concept for high temperature operations in CSP applications- funded by the European Program FP7 and coordinated by Aries Ingeniería […]

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World’s largest concentrated solar power (CSP) plant delivers electricity to California

The world’s largest concentrated solar power (CSP) plant of its type is now delivering electricity to California customers. “Ivanpah is utilizing dry-cooling technology that dramatically reduces water usage,” Moniz said. “In fact, this entire facility will use roughly the same amount of water as two holes at the nearby golf course.” At full capacity, the […]

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Lockheed Martin and Victorian Wave Partners sign contract to start development of world’s largest wave energy project

To advance the availability of alternative energy solutions, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] announced today that it has signed a contract with Victorian Wave Partners Ltd. to begin developing the world’s largest wave energy project announced to date. This is a significant step toward making ocean energy commercially available. The 62.5-megawatt peak power wave energy generation […]

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The Ivanpah solar system, lead by a joint effort between NRG Solar, Google and BrightSource Energy, went into full service Thursday, providing solar power to California consumers.

Ivanpah concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in full service

All Three Units of 392 megawatt Ivanpah Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant Now Delivering Solar Power to California’s Electric Grid. NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), through its wholly owned subsidiary NRG Solar, LLC, today announced that the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is now operational and delivering solar electricity to California customers. At full capacity, the […]

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