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Ivanpah concentrating solar power project is on-track to be complete in 2013

Large-scale concentrated solar power projects like Ivanpah create thousands of construction jobs and provide clean, renewable power to help meet state renewable energy goals. NRG Energy, Google, BrightSource Energy and construction partner Bechtel announced that the Ivanpah SolarElectric Generating System (Ivanpah SEGS) has reached the halfway mark of construction on the world’s largest solar thermal … Continue reading Ivanpah concentrating solar power project is on-track to be complete in 2013

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Obama: seven utility-scale wind energy and solar power projects to be expedited

Two concentrating solar power (CSP) projects complete line up. Decisions will be finalized in December for Solar Reserve’s 100MW Quartzsite concentrated solar thermal project. Quartzsite Solar Energy is a 100 MW concentrating solar power (CSP) plant under development in Arizona by Solar Reserve. Through a presidential initiative called We Can’t Wait, President Obama has expedited … Continue reading Obama: seven utility-scale wind energy and solar power projects to be expedited

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Concentrating solar thermal power contract in India

Rockwell Automation Wins Indian Concentrated Solar Thermal Contract. Rockwell Automation has been awarded a $1.9 million contract for a concentrating solar power plant in India. The contract is from Lauren-Jyoti, a construction joint venture that is building a 50-megawatt concentrated solar thermal plant in Rajasthan, in western India, for Godawari Green Energy. Lauren-Jyoti is a … Continue reading Concentrating solar thermal power contract in India

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Concentrated Solar Power: One of Most Promising Large-Scale Renewable Energy Technologies in SA

Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) on its own is probably the most promising of large-scale renewable energy technologies in South Africa, says Kadri Nassiep, CEO of the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI). Mr Nassiep is a headline speaker at the upcoming Clean Power Africa conference and exhibition in Cape Town in September, where he … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power: One of Most Promising Large-Scale Renewable Energy Technologies in SA

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Ivanpah Concentrating Solar Power Project Reaches Halfway Mark

Over 2,100 workers and staff mobilized on site at world’s largest solar thermal project. The Ivanpah concentrated solar power project has reached the halfway mark of construction on the world’s largest solar thermal project. Ivanpah has also reached its peak construction workforce of more than 2,100. NRG Energy, Google, BrightSource Energy and construction partner Bechtel … Continue reading Ivanpah Concentrating Solar Power Project Reaches Halfway Mark

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EIS for the Moapa Solar Energy Center on the Moapa River Indian Reservation

The Concentrated Solar Power project is expected to take 24 months to construct and expected to operate for approximately 25 to 30 years. The Bureau of Indian Affairs, in cooperation with the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians and other Federal agencies, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that evaluates a solar energy generation … Continue reading EIS for the Moapa Solar Energy Center on the Moapa River Indian Reservation

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Destertec can be much more than a Eurotunnel for Europe’s energy

  “It is great once you have it but a nightmare getting there,” was the response from Paul van Son, CEO of the Desertec Industrial Initiative, to this opening question during his presentation of the “Desertec” project at the German Marshall Fund’s latest roundtable discussion on the potential for the development of renewable energy in … Continue reading Destertec can be much more than a Eurotunnel for Europe’s energy

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Concentrated Solar Power in South Africa

Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) on its own is probably the most promising of large-scale renewable energy technologies in South Africa, says Kadri Nassiep, CEO of the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI). Mr Nassiep is a headline speaker at the upcoming Solar Energy Africa as part of the Clean Power Africa conference and exhibition … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power in South Africa

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Rockwell Automation awarded concentrated solar power contract in India

Rockwell Automation Wins Indian Solar Thermal Contract. Rockwell Automation has been awarded a $1.9 million contract for a concentrating solar power plant in India. The contract is from Lauren-Jyoti, a construction joint venture that is building a 50-megawatt concentrated solar thermal plant in Rajasthan, in western India, for Godawari Green Energy. Lauren-Jyoti is a joint … Continue reading Rockwell Automation awarded concentrated solar power contract in India

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Lauren-Jyoti Awards $1.9M Process Order to Rockwell Automation for New Utility-Scale, Solar Thermal Power Plant in India

Lauren-Jyoti received the contract to construct a 50-megawatt concentrated solar power plant for Godawari Green Energy in Rajasthan, India. Jyoti Power Structures, an Indian counterpart, has awarded a $1.9 million order to Rockwell Automation for a 50 MW concentrating solar power (CSP) plant in India. The solar energy plant will be one of the first … Continue reading Lauren-Jyoti Awards $1.9M Process Order to Rockwell Automation for New Utility-Scale, Solar Thermal Power Plant in India

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Minister on concentrating solar thermal fact-finding tour

South Australia’s Mineral Resources and Energy Minister, Tom Koutsantonis, will travel to Nevada to research the viability of concentrated solar thermal energy. The Minister met solar thermal lobbyists and local government representatives in Port Augusta yesterday. He was given documentation showing the community’s support for the local power stations to be converted to the concentrating … Continue reading Minister on concentrating solar thermal fact-finding tour

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Lauren-Jyoti Awards $1.9M Process Order to Rockwell Automation for New Concentrating Solar Thermal Power Plant in India

Lauren-Jyoti received the contract to construct a 50-megawatt concentrated solar power plant for Godawari Green Energy in Rajasthan, India. Lauren-Jyoti, a joint venture between Lauren Engineers & Constructors, a  U.S. engineering, procurement and construction company, and Jyoti Power Structures, an Indian counterpart, has awarded a $1.9M order to Rockwell  Automation (NYSE: ROK) and its Global Solutions team. Rockwell Automation … Continue reading Lauren-Jyoti Awards $1.9M Process Order to Rockwell Automation for New Concentrating Solar Thermal Power Plant in India

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French Government approves 12 MW concentrated solar power plant in Corsica

French Government approves 12 MW solar plant in Corsica equipped with Solar Euromed’s innovative Concentrating Solar Power technology. French Minister Delphine Batho for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, announced on July 27th the outcome of the national solar tender launched by the French Regulatory Commission of Energy for the implementation of solar power plants above … Continue reading French Government approves 12 MW concentrated solar power plant in Corsica

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French government accepts bids for 541 MW of photovoltaic, Concentrated Solar Power, CPV plants

The government of France has selected bids for 541 MW of solar energy plants of various technologies through two requests for tenders (RFTs), including 21 MW of concentrating solar power (CSP) plants. Under the first RFT for 100 to 250 kW rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) plants, the government identified 109 projects for a total of … Continue reading French government accepts bids for 541 MW of photovoltaic, Concentrated Solar Power, CPV plants

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ADEQ Issues Aquifer Protection Permit to Solana’s Concentrated Solar Power Plant

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality officials announced that an aquifer protection permit has been issued to Arizona Solar One LLC to operate Solana Concentrating solar Power near Gila Bend, which is expected to be Arizona’s largest solar electric generating station. The 280-megawatt power plant is expected to begin operation later this year with a projected life of more … Continue reading ADEQ Issues Aquifer Protection Permit to Solana’s Concentrated Solar Power Plant

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Solar Millennium Sells Spanish Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Interest

Solar Millennium AG (S2M), a developer in insolvency proceedings, sold its 26 percent in a concentrating solar thermal power project in Spain to a unit of German utility Steag GmbH.   It agreed to sell the interest in the 50-megawatt Arenales concentrated solar power project near Seville, according to Bloomberg.   The concentrating solar power … Continue reading Solar Millennium Sells Spanish Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Interest

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Western Australia’s concentrating solar thermal power can power world electricity 50 times over

Western Australia’s concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) potential has been assessed in a world first study that has found previous assumptions overestimate realistic site suitability for the technology. The study published in Energy Policy, aimed to realistically assess Concentrating Solar Power site suitability and found it is highly dependent on the availability of infrastructure and … Continue reading Western Australia’s concentrating solar thermal power can power world electricity 50 times over

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Spain and the US shine the brightest in the concentrating solar thermal power market

Solar thermal power projects in the pipeline mean the global Concentrated Solar Power market is expected to grow from a 2011 installed capacity total of 1,546MW to 47,462.9MW in 2020, climbing at a Compound Annual Interest Rate (CAGR) of 44%. An increase in the cost of fossil fuels and supporting government policies (as well as … Continue reading Spain and the US shine the brightest in the concentrating solar thermal power market

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Concentrated solar power demonstration project under way in Gauteng

Sustainable energy specialist Bluhm Burton Energy (BBEnergy), the newest member of Bluhm Berton Engineering Group, is building a new concentrating solar power (CSP) collector demonstration plant at power utility Eskom’s facility in Rosherville. BBEnergy funded the development of earlier prototypes and unveiled its locally developed product prototype in late 2010. The CSP collector uses the … Continue reading Concentrated solar power demonstration project under way in Gauteng

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