ARENA rejects funding for Alinta's project for CSP plant in Port ...

Concentrated solar power (CSP) costs in India have dropped 35% since 2010, Areva says

Areva SA (AREVA) says the cost of building a solar-thermal power plant in India has fallen by about a third since 2010 thanks to local manufacturing.

The French company is building a 21-billion-rupee ($336 million), 100-megawatt plant for Reliance Power Ltd. (RPWR) awarded in a December 2010 auction.