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FROM GREEN DEAL TO GREEN RECOVERY: A joint initiative of the EU solar industry

In early 2020, the proposal of the European Commission to launch a “Green Deal” set an ambitious double objective for the sake of European citizens’ wealth and health : increasing the European contribution to fight climate change while boosting the European economy. Within a few months, the COVID-19 crisis added a dramatic level of urgency … Continue reading FROM GREEN DEAL TO GREEN RECOVERY: A joint initiative of the EU solar industry

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How can Concentrated Solar Power contribute to the European Energy Transition?

On the 17th of March (Tue) afternoon, a workshop will be co-organised by SolarPACES and ESTELA on CSP’s contribution to the European energy transition. How can CSP contribute to the European Energy Transition? Schedule: 15:00 – 17:00     Presentations Climate change challenges and the role of CSP in mitigation in Europe and beyond (M. Blanco, Cyprus … Continue reading How can Concentrated Solar Power contribute to the European Energy Transition?

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Concentrated Solar Power electricity: an essential building block for the energy transition

Abengoa highlights the key role of hybridization with concentrating solar power, wind energy and PV for the energy transition during its participation in COP25. Miguel Méndez Trigo, director of Solar Technology of the company, described it as a key solution for decarbonization during his participation in the «Solar thermal electricity: an essential building block for … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power electricity: an essential building block for the energy transition

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Solar Thermal Electricity: An Essential Building Block for The Energy Transition

This year the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 will take place from 2 to 13 December 2019 at IFEMA, Feria de Madrid, in Spain, under the incoming Presidency of the Government of Chile. The EU and its Member States will take part as Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). ESTELA will … Continue reading Solar Thermal Electricity: An Essential Building Block for The Energy Transition

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Mr. Jose Luis Martinez Dalmau is elected as new President of ESTELA

Following the announcement of Dr. Luis Crespo to retire, the General Assembly of the European Solar Thermal Electricity Association (ESTELA), elected Mr. Jose Luis Martinez Dalmau as new President of ESTELA for a 2-year term. Together with the President election, the Executive Committee of the Association was also newly mandated. Mr. Jose Luis Martinez Dalmau … Continue reading Mr. Jose Luis Martinez Dalmau is elected as new President of ESTELA

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ESTELA welcomes the proposed “Integrated National Energy and Climate Plans” from the Spanish government

ESTELA welcomes the “Integrated National Energy and Climate Plans” recently sent by the Spanish government under the Governance 2030 Regulation covering the ten-year period 2021 to 2030. In Spain, the draft National “Integrated National Energy and Climate Plans” (NECPs) has been approved by the Spanish Council of Ministers and submitted to the European Commission. ESTELA, … Continue reading ESTELA welcomes the proposed “Integrated National Energy and Climate Plans” from the Spanish government

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Record-Breaking Cost Reduction for Concentrated Solar Power Generation

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced on 4 June the prices offered from four consortia for the 200-MW fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park. The lowest bid for the Solar Thermal Electricity (STE) project came in at 9.45 US cents/kWh (approx. 8.4 €cts/kWh). Participating consortia were [ACWA Power … Continue reading Record-Breaking Cost Reduction for Concentrated Solar Power Generation

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Luis Crespo is re-elected as President for the next term 2014-2015 (Concentrated Solar Power-CSP)

On 10 December, at the General Assembly of the European Solar Thermal Electricity Association (ESTELA), Dr. Luis Crespo was unanimously re-elected for the next 2-year term. On 10 December, at the General Assembly of the European Solar Thermal Electricity Association (ESTELA), Dr. Luis Crespo was unanimously re-elected for the next 2-year term. The new Executive … Continue reading Luis Crespo is re-elected as President for the next term 2014-2015 (Concentrated Solar Power-CSP)

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Launch of Strategic Research Agenda for Solar Thermal Electricity setting out R&D plans towards 2025

ESTELA, the European Solar Thermal Electricity Association, has launched its first Strategic Research Agenda, which is highly welcomed and considered by the DG for Research & Innovation of the European Commission. Since its creation in 2007, ESTELA has developed its scientific and technical activities supporting research and innovation and establishing priorities in short and long-term … Continue reading Launch of Strategic Research Agenda for Solar Thermal Electricity setting out R&D plans towards 2025

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ESTELA, the European Concentrated Solar Power Association based in Brussels, is looking for a Managing Director

Based in Brussels and responsible for the day-to-day running of the association, the Managing director will develop, in collaboration with the President and the ExCom members, the strategy and activities necessary to fulfill ESTELA´s objectives. ESTELA´s aim is to further the installation of solar thermal electric plants in Europe and countries of he Mediterranean region. … Continue reading ESTELA, the European Concentrated Solar Power Association based in Brussels, is looking for a Managing Director

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