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SolarReserve Receives $2.0 Million Award from U.S. Department of Energy to Advance American Innovation in Concentrated Solar Power Technology

SolarReserve, a leading worldwide developer of large-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, announced it was selected to receive a $2.0 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance concentrating solar-thermal power (CSP) research and development. With energy storage technology that can store the heat generated … Continue reading SolarReserve Receives $2.0 Million Award from U.S. Department of Energy to Advance American Innovation in Concentrated Solar Power Technology

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SolarReserve Signs Agreement with South Australian Government for 150 Megawatt Concentrated Solar Power Project with Energy Storage

A 150-megawatt solar thermal power plant has been secured for Port Augusta in South Australia, State Premier Jay Weatherill has announced. Mr Weatherill said the Aurora Solar Energy Project would be ready to go in 2020 and would supply 100 per cent of the State Government’s needs. The Government will pay a maximum of $78 … Continue reading SolarReserve Signs Agreement with South Australian Government for 150 Megawatt Concentrated Solar Power Project with Energy Storage

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ACWA Power, SolarReserve to break ground on 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant in South Africa

SolarReserve and Saudi ACWA Power will break ground on a joint project for 100 MW  concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in South Africa in September, Terence Govender, SolarReserve’s vice president of development was quoted as saying by news agency Ecofin.   The project was selected within the 3.5 bid window under South Africa’s Renewable Energy … Continue reading ACWA Power, SolarReserve to break ground on 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant in South Africa

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OPIC partners with Solarreserve and ACWA power to develop landmark South African concentrated solar power plant

As part of Secretary John Kerry’s Climate and Clean Energy Investment Forum, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) today signed an agreement with U.S. based energy developer SolarReserve and Saudi Arabia based ACWA Power , recognizing OPIC’s $400 million commitment of debt financing to support the development of the Redstone Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) project … Continue reading OPIC partners with Solarreserve and ACWA power to develop landmark South African concentrated solar power plant

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SolarReserve Receives Award From U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to Develop Advanced Design Concentrated Solar Technology

SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal energy storage technology, announced today that it is the recipient of a CSP APOLLO program award from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative. The Concentrating Solar Power: Advanced Projects Offering Low LCOE Opportunities (CSP: APOLLO) program funds research and development … Continue reading SolarReserve Receives Award From U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to Develop Advanced Design Concentrated Solar Technology

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SolarReserve Receives Environmental Approval For 260 Megawatt Concentrated Solar Power Plant in Chile

SolarReserve, the industry leader in baseload solar power solutions and advanced solar thermal technology, has received environmental approval from the Chilean government to develop one of the world’s largest solar projects with energy storage. Utilizing SolarReserve’s proprietary solar thermal energy storage technology, the Copiapó Solar Project, scheduled to reach commercial operation in 2019, will deliver … Continue reading SolarReserve Receives Environmental Approval For 260 Megawatt Concentrated Solar Power Plant in Chile

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Con Edison development acquires 140 megawatts of photovoltaic solar power projects in California from SolarReserve and GCL

Con Edison Development, a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc., has acquired six shovel-ready solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 140 megawatts (MWDC) from a PV project portfolio developed through a joint venture between SolarReserve, LLC, and GCL Solar Energy, Inc. (GCL). The acquisition adds to Con Edison Development’s existing portfolio of solar projects in California and … Continue reading Con Edison development acquires 140 megawatts of photovoltaic solar power projects in California from SolarReserve and GCL

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SolarReserve wants to install 800 MW of solar energy in Chile, photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

US concentrated solar power firm SolarReserve Llc wants to install 800 MW with energy storage technology in Chile in the next years, Chilean daily El Mercurio said today, quoting managers of the company.   The first solar energy project, Copiapo Solar of 260 MW, includes two concentrated solar power towers and a photovoltaic (PV) plant estimated at a … Continue reading SolarReserve wants to install 800 MW of solar energy in Chile, photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

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South Africa awards SolarReserve group 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project

The South Africa Department of Energy (DOE) awarded preferred bidder status for a 100 megawatt (MW) Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project to a consortium led by SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, and International Company for Water and Power Projects (ACWA Power), the Saudi water and … Continue reading South Africa awards SolarReserve group 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project

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SolarReserve’s Crescent Dunes Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant With Energy Storage Awarded Best Project

U.S.-developed technology at Crescent Dunes Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Project leads energy storage revolution for solar energy industry. SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale concentrated solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, is pleased to announce the receipt of two Engineering News Record (ENR) Southwest “Best Project” Awards for its landmark Crescent Dunes … Continue reading SolarReserve’s Crescent Dunes Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant With Energy Storage Awarded Best Project

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Banco Santander to sell part of Nevada Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project to canadian pension funds

Banco Santander is seeking regulatory approval to indirectly sell part of its stake in a large Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in Nevada to two big Canadian pension funds.    Banco Santander is seeking regulatory approval to indirectly sell part of its stake in a large Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in Nevada to two … Continue reading Banco Santander to sell part of Nevada Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project to canadian pension funds

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South Africa opens its biggest solar power plant

The new 96 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic solar power project in South Africa’s Northern Cape province is now online and will help the country meet its critical electricity needs. The Jasper photovoltaic plant, near Kimberly, is the largest on the continent and can produce 180 000 megawatt-hours of energy a year for South African residents, enough to … Continue reading South Africa opens its biggest solar power plant

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Concentrated Solar Power SolarReserve Ranked #1 Fastest Growing Cleantech Company in North America on Deloitte 2014 Technology Fast 500™

SolarReserve’s 110 MW Crescent Dunes Concentrated Solar Power  Plant located in Nevada is the first utility-scale facility in the world to feature advanced molten salt power tower energy storage capabilities.   SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, today announced it ranked the fastest growing cleantech company … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power SolarReserve Ranked #1 Fastest Growing Cleantech Company in North America on Deloitte 2014 Technology Fast 500™

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Largest African Solar Energy Plant Comes Online In South Africa

96 megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) project helps power the South African electric grid with renewable energy, creates jobs, and investment.   SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, today announced that the 96 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) Jasper solar power project completed construction and is fully operational, … Continue reading Largest African Solar Energy Plant Comes Online In South Africa

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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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SolarReserve Signs Contract to Supply Solar Power in Central America

SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced thermal energy storage technology, today announced that it signed a supply contract for its 20 megawatt (MW) Acajutla photovoltaic (PV) solar power project in El Salvador as part of a highly competitive tender solicitation by the local electric distribution companies. The tender, the … Continue reading SolarReserve Signs Contract to Supply Solar Power in Central America

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Two of the Largest Solar Energy Plants in South Africa Come Online

Two 75-megawatt (MW-DC) solar photovoltaic (PV) projects lead new energy era in South Africa. SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, today announced that two 75-megawatt (MW-DC) solar photovoltaic (PV) projects have completed construction and are fully operational and successfully helping to power the Eskom South African … Continue reading Two of the Largest Solar Energy Plants in South Africa Come Online

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Crescent Dunes Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Project leads storage revolution for solar energy industry

SolarReserve, a leading worldwide developer of large-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, today announced that construction of the 110 megawatt (MW) Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project located near Tonopah, Nevada, marked another major milestone by entering the plant commissioning phase. Crescent Dunes is the first utility-scale facility in the world to feature … Continue reading Crescent Dunes Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Project leads storage revolution for solar energy industry

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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in the US

The GTM Research forecasts 802 megawatts of Concentrating Solar Power for 2013, including Abengoa’s 280-megawatt Solana Generating Station with storage. The GTM Research Q3 2013 U.S. Solar Market Insight report, which will be released at next week’s Greentech Media U.S. Solar Market Insight conference in San Diego, forecasts 802 megawatts of Concentrating Solar Thermal Ppwer … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in the US

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SolarReserve Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Expands International into Australia

SolarReserve opens an office in Perth, offering unique, reliable Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) solutions that will benefit Australia’s mining sector and the environment. SolarReserve, a leading developer of large-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, today announced the company’s international expansion into Australia through the opening of its office in Perth. Continuing its … Continue reading SolarReserve Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Expands International into Australia

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