CSP NEWS

The Role and Value of CSP in the South African Power System Monday 16 January 2017 Onyx Room CSIR Convention Centre   CONSENSUS STATEMENT A high-level delegation from academia, the research community, industry and civil society met in Pretoria to discuss “The Role and Value of Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) in...

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), received a Finnish delegation headed by HE Kai Mykkänen, the Finnish Minister for Foreign Trade and Development. The meeting supports DEWA’s commitment to establish cooperation and joint efforts, and exchange...

Capital One Bank (McLean, VA, U.S.) has acquired a tax equity stake in the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project with an investment of up to USD 78 million, SolarReserve LLC (Santa Monica, California, U.S.) announced on January 17th, 2017. Crescent Dunes is a utility-scale CSP facility featuring SolarReserve’s proprietary...

Gulf nation to invest $163 billion towards diversifying energy with plans to generate 44 percent of its power from renewables by 2050. The United Arab Emirates announced Tuesday plans to invest 600 billion dirhams ($163 billion) in projects to generate almost half the country’s power needs...

China has commissioned its first solar thermal power plant with high-capacity energy storage in the country’s northwestern Qinghai province. The 10 megawatt Power Plant which is the third such power plant in the world has been commissioned, state-run People’s Daily reported. The other two are located in...

A Concentrated Solar Power plant which produces energy from sun and sand – a promising technology in renewable energy sector – has begun its operation in Italy’s Sicily. In the first 2-megawatt modular unit of solar thermo electric power (STEM) technology, solar radiation captured by 786...