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Abengoa signs PPA and secures financing of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Xina Solar One in South Africa

Abengoa signs power purchase agreement and secures financing of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Xina Solar One, 100 MW solar thermal plant in South Africa. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB) an international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environmental sectors, announced today that, in an institutional ceremony with the … Continue reading Abengoa signs PPA and secures financing of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Xina Solar One in South Africa

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Concentrated Solar Power Rioglass launches receiver tube for CSP plants

Rioglass, the world leader in the development, production, and marketing of high end receiver tubes and concentrating mirrors, proudly introduces its new cutting edge, unrivaled next generation receiver tube, the “UVAC 7G”.   This next generation receiver, which guarantees outstanding absorption rates of above 96.2% and emissivity rates below 9.5%, provides our clients superior solar … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power Rioglass launches receiver tube for CSP plants

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Abengoa and Hyundai E&C sign a MoU to collaborate on Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants

This alliance brings together the two leading companies in concentrated solar power (CSP) projects and hybrid plants that combine solar-thermal and combined cycle technology (ISCC). Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, signed a memorandum of understanding in Seoul on … Continue reading Abengoa and Hyundai E&C sign a MoU to collaborate on Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants

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Wind energy in Uruguay: Abengoa finances wind farm with Gamesa wind turbines

Abengoa secured $90.1 million in project financing for its second wind farm in Uruguay. The loan for the 50-megawatt Talas de Maciel wind power plant in the Flores region will be provided by development lender Corp. Andina de Fomento and Norwegian bank DNB ASA (DNB).   Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company … Continue reading Wind energy in Uruguay: Abengoa finances wind farm with Gamesa wind turbines

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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Mojave 280 MW declares commercial operation

Located 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles, Mojave Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) generates clean electricity to power approximately 90,000 households in California.   Abengoa Yield, the sustainable total return company that owns a diversified portfolio of contracted assets in the energy and environment sectors, today announced that Mojave, the 280 MW gross Concentrated Solar Power … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Mojave 280 MW declares commercial operation

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Abengoa pushing forward with Palen Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project

Abengoa has decided to continue pushing forward with the development of the Palen concentrated solar power (CSP) project regardless of the withdrawal of its planning application in September.   Abengoa has decided to continue pushing forward with the development of the Palen concentrated solar power (CSP) project regardless of the withdrawal of its planning application … Continue reading Abengoa pushing forward with Palen Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project

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ACWA, Abengoa make lowest bids for 350-MW of Morocco Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

The lowest bids in two tenders for up to 350 MW of concentrated solar power (CSP) capacity in Morocco have been made by tie-ups led by Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and Spanish firm Abengoa, Reuters reported.   The lowest bids in two tenders for up to 350 MW of concentrated solar power (CSP) capacity in … Continue reading ACWA, Abengoa make lowest bids for 350-MW of Morocco Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Abengoa’s shares plummet after confusion on bonds guarantee

Abengoa, the major player in the Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) business, has provided a limited review report of its accounts for the first nine months of the year prepared by Deloitte. Abengoa, the major player in the CSP business has provided the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV) a limited review report of its … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Abengoa’s shares plummet after confusion on bonds guarantee

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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Rioglass introduces its next generation “UVAC 70-7G” receiver tube

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Rioglass introduces its next generation “UVAC 70-7G” receiver tube and sets a new benchmark for solar thermal output efficiency.    Rioglass, the world leader in the development, production, and marketing of high end receiver tubes and concentrating mirrors, proudly introduces its new cutting edge, unrivaled nextgeneration receiver tube, the “UVAC 7G”. … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Rioglass introduces its next generation “UVAC 70-7G” receiver tube

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Abengoa to continue with Palen Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project development

The Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project will now incorporate Abengoa’s technology, including a large storage system, to better meet the needs of  California. Abengoa’s new proposal will make use of the company’s molten salt tower with Thermal Energy Storage (TES) proprietary technology. TES is a proven technology that allows solar energy to be stored so … Continue reading Abengoa to continue with Palen Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project development

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Concentrated solar power (CSP) with storage could fill the gaps in intermittent renewable generation

Ivanpah is the largest concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in the world. Unlike traditional solar photovoltaic panels — which convert sunlight directly into electricity — concentrating solar power technology uses sunlight to heat water or another liquid, ultimately creating steam that can be used to turn turbines and generate electricity. Concentrated solar power has a … Continue reading Concentrated solar power (CSP) with storage could fill the gaps in intermittent renewable generation

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Abengoa making ethanol from crop waste in Kansas

U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and Kansas Senator Pat Roberts offer remarks during on-site event commemorating landmark occasion for advanced biofuels industry.   Abengoa’s proprietary enzymatic hydrolysis technology turns crop residue (stalks, stems and leaves) into a sustainable fuel source – cellulosic ethanol.   Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: … Continue reading Abengoa making ethanol from crop waste in Kansas

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Schneider Electric solution to manage operations at SA’s inaugural concentrated solar power (CSP) plants

Schneider Electric has signed an agreement to install the distributed control system (DCS) for the two concentrated solar power (CSP) plants, Khi Solar One and KaXu Solar One, in South Africa.     Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, has signed an agreement to design, install and manage the distributed control system (DCS) … Continue reading Schneider Electric solution to manage operations at SA’s inaugural concentrated solar power (CSP) plants

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Palen Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project dropped by developers BrightSource Energy and Abengoa

BrightSource Energy and Abengoa Solar withdrew their application for the Palen concentrating solar power project Friday afternoon. BrightSource Energy and Abengoa Solar withdrew their application for the Palen concentrating solar power project Friday afternoon, a shocking turn of events following the project’s preliminary approval by state regulators just two weeks ago. The developers could eventually … Continue reading Palen Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project dropped by developers BrightSource Energy and Abengoa

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Abengoa announces its first asset sale to Abengoa Yield: two Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants and a wind power plant

The renewable assets sold consist of Solacor and PS, Concentrating Solar Power assets with a combined capacity of 131 MW located in Spain,and Cadonal, a 50 MW wind farm located in Uruguay. Abengoa today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Abengoa Yield, subject to the closing of financing, to sell three renewable … Continue reading Abengoa announces its first asset sale to Abengoa Yield: two Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants and a wind power plant

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EIB Finances Abengoa Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant in South Africa

Once fully developed the !Ka Xu concentrated solar thermal plant will collect solar energy using parabolic trough technology. The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is pleased to announce that it signed with the European Investment Bank (EIB) a R1,4 billion finance contract to support the development of the  !Ka Xu 100 MW concentrated solar … Continue reading EIB Finances Abengoa Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant in South Africa

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Abengoa will invest $10,000 million in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in Chile

Spanish company Abengoa is behind the first concentrated solar power (CSP) 24/7 in the world, already built in region II. Spanish company Abengoa is behind the first concentrated solar power (CSP) 24/7 in the world, already built in region II. Plan includes other units lift of concentrating solar thermal power (CSP), which will be the first renewable energy based energy form. $ 10,000 million, a figure that far exceeds the cost of development a central like mega Alto Maipo, or even Hidroaysén Castilla–is what in Chile plans to invest in the Spanish company Abengoa in new generating renewable energy. All over a period … Continue reading Abengoa will invest $10,000 million in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in Chile

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Gamesa, first foreign wind energy OEM to secure financing from a Chinese bank

Chinese bank CMBC has agreed to finance an Abengoa-led wind farm development in Uruguay that will be equipped with Gamesa wind turbines. Gamesa has become the first foreign wind turbine maker with a presence in China to secure financing from a Chinese bank. The company, through the Chinese Export Credit Agency, Sinosure, has reached an … Continue reading Gamesa, first foreign wind energy OEM to secure financing from a Chinese bank

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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in 2013 increased by nearly 0.9 GW, up 36%, to more than 3.4 GW

The concentrating solar thermal power (CSP) market continued to advance in 2013 after record growth in 2012. Total global Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) capacity increased by nearly 0.9 GW, up 36%, to more than 3.4 GW.   The United States and Spain continued their global market leadership. However, a global shift to areas of high … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in 2013 increased by nearly 0.9 GW, up 36%, to more than 3.4 GW

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Abengoa completes the construction of the world’s largest single-axis photovoltaic plant

The 206 MW solar power plant will generate enough electricity to supply 72,000 households in San Diego. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has completed construction of Mount Signal Solar, the 206 MW photovoltaic plant in the city of … Continue reading Abengoa completes the construction of the world’s largest single-axis photovoltaic plant

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