Feb 13, 2019
Oct 3, 2018
CSP could be economically viable without subsidies in markets with over 50% variable renewable energy penetration and wind curtailment needs could create the greatest opportunities, a study by Chinese and U.S. researchers has found.
Sep 19, 2018
As the U.S. launches new research into CSP desalination technology, developers must focus on entire system costs to gain a share of the growing desalination market, experts told New Energy Update.
Sep 5, 2018
Boosted by streamlined permitting and falling costs, Sandstone project developer SolarReserve is preparing to enter into power purchase talks with Californian utilities in the coming months, Kevin Smith, CEO of SolarReserve, told New Energy Update.
Aug 15, 2018
Activity in hybrid CSP-PV projects is growing as developers integrate design advantages and operational synergies to offer lower-cost baseload power, CSP experts told New Energy Update.
Jul 18, 2018
U.S.-funded high-temperature CSP developers expect exports to precede domestic deployment but demand will depend on proven operations at scale, project leaders told New Energy Update.
Jul 5, 2018
The Gen3 CSP research program will de-risk advanced higher temperature designs and identify the best-placed system and storage technology for future market integration, leading researchers told New Energy Update.
Jun 20, 2018
Accelerated grid expansions, capacity markets and learnings from large Middle East projects could rejuvenate the Spanish CSP market and see European capacity far outstrip recent forecasts of 5 GW by 2030, industry experts told New Energy Update.
May 16, 2018
Design innovations and a favorable development framework should see Morocco hit its lowest prices for the hybrid PV-CSP Noor Midelt project and the country is joining global support schemes to diversify its funding supply, an official at the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen), said.