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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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The Concentrated Solar Power in the PNIEC in Spain

The Spanish Government has already sent the draft of the Integrated National Energy and Climate Plan to the EU Commission, with a very well prepared report in which, logically, the Concentrated Solar Power plants already appear in the forecast of the generation mix by 2030. The value proposition of solar thermal has finally been understood. … Continue reading The Concentrated Solar Power in the PNIEC in Spain

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Protermosolar highlights the necessary role of concentrated solar power to curb climate change

Luis Crespo, president of Protermosolar, has presented in the plenary session a report that shows that the concentrated solar power allows to reduce the need for fossil fuel backup.   The XXIV edition of SolarPACES was held in Casablanca (Morocco), with the participation of more than 550 attendees from 41 different countries. The chairman of … Continue reading Protermosolar highlights the necessary role of concentrated solar power to curb climate change

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Protermosolar: 50 Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants and 2,304 MW in Spain

In 2013 were connected to the grid the last seven concentrating solar thermal power plants of 50 MW contained in the Remuneration Pre-assignment Register in Spain, with which reach 2,304 MW of installed capacity. In 2013 were connected to the grid the last seven concentrating solar thermal power plants of 50 MW contained in the … Continue reading Protermosolar: 50 Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants and 2,304 MW in Spain

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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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Concentrated Solar Power: Investment funds gearing up to sue Spanish government

International investment funds with shares in Spanish Concentrated Solar Power plants are gearing up to take Spain to international courts. Major foreign investment funds with solar thermal interests in Spain are mobilizing to launch the relevant procedures to bring the Kingdom of Spain to international arbitration of investment under the Treaty which has the Energy … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power: Investment funds gearing up to sue Spanish government

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CSP funds prepare lawsuits against Spain

According to the Spanish Solar Thermal Industry (Protermosolar), between 35 and 40 percent of investment in the capital of the Spanish concentrated solar power plants are foreign. Major foreign investment funds with solar thermal interests in Spain are mobilizing to launch the relevant procedures to bring the Kingdom of Spain to international arbitration of investment … Continue reading CSP funds prepare lawsuits against Spain

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Concentrating Solar Power: Foreign investors set to sue Spain over energy reform

It is unclear how much claims might be worth, but international funds have more than 13 billion euros ($17 billion) of renewable energy assets in Spain and say that the government has reneged on the terms of their investment. The Spanish Parliament approved a law on Thursday that cuts subsidies for alternative energy technologies, backtracking … Continue reading Concentrating Solar Power: Foreign investors set to sue Spain over energy reform

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Foreign investors set to sue Spain over concentrated solar power

The Spanish Parliament approved a law on Thursday that cuts subsidies for alternative energy technologies, backtracking on its push for green power. It is unclear how much claims might be worth, but international funds have more than 13 billion euros ($17 billion) of renewable energy assets in Spain and say that the government has reneged … Continue reading Foreign investors set to sue Spain over concentrated solar power

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Foreign investors set to sue Spain over renewable energy reform

It is unclear how much claims might be worth, but international funds have more than 13 billion euros ($17 billion) of renewable energy assets in Spain and say that the government has reneged on the terms of their investment. The Spanish Parliament approved a law on Thursday that cuts subsidies for alternative energy technologies, backtracking … Continue reading Foreign investors set to sue Spain over renewable energy reform

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Spain’s Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) sector will reduce revenues by 33% with new regulation

Protermosolar Secretary General, Luis Crespo, said that in just six weeks the Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) sector has lost 33% of their income and wondered “how can you trust a country that uses 13,000 million to attract investment and, once that CSP plants have been built, the next day sinking business expectations. ” The recent … Continue reading Spain’s Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) sector will reduce revenues by 33% with new regulation

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Spain’s government reduces the Concentrating Solar Power revenue by more than 30%

The package of measures adopted by the spanish government in recent weeks, with the general tax of 7%, the elimination of the premium to the share attributable to gas, which in the investment analysis was considered “a whole” with the premium and the removal of the option premium pool + approved today by the Council … Continue reading Spain’s government reduces the Concentrating Solar Power revenue by more than 30%

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