Mar 6, 2018
Good decisions in the planning and construction of a CSP plant can bring about lasting operations and maintenance (O&M) cost reductions that boost profitability, several new studies have demonstrated.
Feb 20, 2018
As CSP bids continue to fall, experts expect a growing price gap between projects in countries such as Chile at the lower end of the scale, and the likes of the U.S. at the other end.
Feb 6, 2018
SolarReserve is on schedule to to begin generating power at its Aurora project in South Australia around the end of 2020 and is in talks with half-a-dozen groups about becoming equity partners, CEO Kevin Smith has told CSP Today.
Jan 22, 2018
The tender process favored by the likes of Chile and Dubai has done more than anything else to drive CSP prices to record lows, according to Ranjan Moulik, head of renewables at investment bank Natixis CIB.
Jan 8, 2018
Morocco’s first operating CSP plant has shown that concentrating solar power can solve the problem of energy blackouts in the peak evening hours, a senior representative of the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN) told the recent CSP Seville conference.
Dec 11, 2017
Overcoming the reservations of the finance industry will be key to China achieving its ambitious goal of 5 GW of power generation from concentrated solar power by 2020, expert speakers said at CSP Seville 2017.
Nov 26, 2017
The levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) of Middle East CSP projects could fall below $50/MWh next year, two of the industry’s leading consultants predicted at CSP Seville 2017.
Nov 14, 2017
3D printing is key to new fractal-like concentrating solar power receivers that are claimed to be 20% more effective at absorbing sunlight than current technology.