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Concentrated Solar Power, renewable and storage, by Luis Crespo (Protermosolar)

Who has said that renewables will always need the support of fossil or nuclear technologies to provide the supply? It is true that the cheapest and most widespread technologies in Spain, such as wind energy and photovoltaic, do not have storage in centralized facilities (wind farms and photovoltaic plants) and that add some hour of … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power, renewable and storage, by Luis Crespo (Protermosolar)

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Concentrated Solar Power marks a historical record of generation with 4,269 GWh until September 2019 in Spain

This generation volume is 4.1% higher than the previous record of 2015 (4,102 GWh) and represents 2.67% of the total electricity generated in Spain in the first eight months of the year. In August, the solar thermal input reached about 9% of the generation in a timely manner, with a 2% contribution in the night … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power marks a historical record of generation with 4,269 GWh until September 2019 in Spain

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Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets a historical generation record in the first half of 2019 in Spain

Solar thermal power has set a record for electricity generation, surpassing 2,801 GWh in the first half of 2019, which represents a generation volume 19.3% higher than the historical average, according to the REE data collected by Protermosolar, the Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry, which indicates that Concentrated Solar Power … Continue reading Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets a historical generation record in the first half of 2019 in Spain

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Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets historical record for electricity generation between January and May 2019

The Concentrated Solar Power has set a generation record in the months of February, March and May and has generated 2,026 GWh in the first five months of 2019, 8% higher than 2018. In this period, the longest stretch in which it has been generated Electricity for 24 hours a day has been 7 continuous … Continue reading Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets historical record for electricity generation between January and May 2019

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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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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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Lointek wins a contract in Dubai concentrated solar power plant

LOINTEK reaffirms its global leadership position with a 70% market share in steam generation and thermal storage systems for thermosolar power. The DEWA IV concentrated solar power plant in Dubai generates renewable energy with a capacity of 950 MW, three times greater than any plant currently in operation, and it will achieve the lowest price … Continue reading Lointek wins a contract in Dubai concentrated solar power plant

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Protermosolar confirms that in 2030 the contribution of renewables to electricity generation in Spain could be 84% at a cost of less than € 5c / kWh

Protermosolar incorporates the 2018 data to its report and corroborates the importance of concentrated solar power in electrical decarbonization. The balanced distribution between photovoltaic and concentrated solar power would allow to supply the demand also at night and reduce the amount of discharges, all at a lower cost than the current one. The study is … Continue reading Protermosolar confirms that in 2030 the contribution of renewables to electricity generation in Spain could be 84% at a cost of less than € 5c / kWh

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2018, the year in which the Concentrated Solar Power returned to shine

We say goodbye to a very important year for the Concentrated Solar Power sector that will constitute that point of support for the lever that drives the accelerated deployment of this technology worldwide (also in Spain!). This year, large commercial solar thermal projects have priced the combined cycle plants in Dubai, Australia and Chile, with … Continue reading 2018, the year in which the Concentrated Solar Power returned to shine

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Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power is essential in the energy transition

The solar thermal is the most competitive alternative to generate electricity from the sun, complementing the photovoltaic and avoiding CO2 emissions. The new solar power must be a combination of photovoltaic and concentrated solar thermal to overcome the EU’s objectives of renewable and decarbonisation by 2030, with a cost of less than 5 c € … Continue reading Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power is essential in the energy transition

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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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The Concentrated Solar Power is the renewable one, between those that take advantage of the sun or the wind, that more electricity generates per MW installed since May in Spain

More concentrated solar power (CSP) with storage in the system would reduce the contribution of natural gas cycles and coal, which would lower the price of electricity in the wholesale market. Solar thermal energy is renewable, compared to wind energy and photovoltaic, which generates more electricity per MW installed since last May, thanks to its … Continue reading The Concentrated Solar Power is the renewable one, between those that take advantage of the sun or the wind, that more electricity generates per MW installed since May in Spain

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Concentrated solar power marks historical record of generation when reaching the 899 GWh in July in Spain

The concentrated solar power plants has generated electricity for 24 hours a day on the 31st day of July, obtaining the generation record above 100 MW over 723 hours. The concentrated solar power has set a record for monthly electricity generation, reaching 899 GWh in July, according to the REE data (Source: REE) collected by Protermosolar, … Continue reading Concentrated solar power marks historical record of generation when reaching the 899 GWh in July in Spain

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Abengoa signs a MoU with Egypt to cooperate in the development of the national Concentrated Solar Power

This MoU sets cooperation terms for the development of dispatchable concentrated solar power plants, in particular Solar Thermal Electricity (STE), in Egypt. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environmental sectors, signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the New and … Continue reading Abengoa signs a MoU with Egypt to cooperate in the development of the national Concentrated Solar Power

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The first Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) South Africa opens

KaXu Solar One is the first Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in commercial operation in South Africa.   Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environmental sectors, and state-owned financier, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), together with KaXu Community Trust have launched … Continue reading The first Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) South Africa opens

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Spain’s concentrated solar power (CSP) plants produced record-high 5013 GWh last year

The production of concentrated solar thermal energy in Spain has broken its record in 2014 to reach 5,013 GWh of energy generated. This represents 2.1% of the annual, also a new high of electricity demand and an increase of 13% compared to cumulative production of 2013. Especially significant was the output in the summer months … Continue reading Spain’s concentrated solar power (CSP) plants produced record-high 5013 GWh last year

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Ingeteam awarded engineering contract for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in China

Spanish company Ingeteam Power Technology has been awarded a contract to supply engineering services for the construction of the Qinghai Delingha Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in China. The Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project, developed by the China General Nuclear Power Group, is a 50 MW parabolic trough located in the Qinghai Province, in the … Continue reading Ingeteam awarded engineering contract for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in China

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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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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) came to supply 5% of electricity in Spain

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) produces 29% more in Spain until June. Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) came to supply 5% of electricity generation and covered between 13 and 14 h. 8.3% of demand on July 13.   Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) came to supply 5% of electricity generation and covered between 13 and 14 h. 8.3% … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) came to supply 5% of electricity in Spain

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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) produces 29% more in Spain until June

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) came to supply 5% of electricity generation and covered between 13 and 14 h. 8.3% of demand on July 13.   Concentrated solar thermal power production increased 29% in the first six months of the year, reaching 2,446 GWh accumulated, compared to 1,886 GWh in the same period in 2013, according … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) produces 29% more in Spain until June

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