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Oct 19, 2016
China’s first utility-scale CSP plants will lower development costs using domestic supply but extreme weather conditions in high-DNI areas could offset savings, industry experts told CSP Today.
Oct 5, 2016
CSP developers must target energy storage capacities based on market needs to maximize cost advantages from longer dispatchability and higher capacity factors, industry experts told CSP Today.
Sep 21, 2016
Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) is eyeing a globally-competitive tariff of around $80/MWh for its first-ever CSP project, due to high investor confidence in local banking markets and global pricing pressure from growing project pipelines, experts told CSP Today.
Sep 7, 2016
The U.S.-based developer plans to repeat its bid for two CSP projects in Chile's upcoming tender as the energy storage capability of the plants could prevent a growing oversupply of PV capacity and the costs are competitive against fossil fuels, Kevin Smith, CEO of SolarReserve, told CSP Today.
Aug 24, 2016
Frenell's latest CSP plant design incorporates a higher-temperature molten salt system to provide overnight storage and a lower cost of energy in a move which could boost lagging Fresnel deployment.
Jul 27, 2016
Developers are focusing on performance improvements, standardization and supply chain savings from large-scale deployments to fend off competition from falling PV and battery prices, industry experts told CSP Today.
Jul 13, 2016
Increasing confidence in China’s Feed in Tariff plans has supported a wave of new project proposals from international firms looking to optimize supply chain opportunities.
Jun 29, 2016
CSP generation costs could drop to $77/MWh by 2025 but storage and hybrid solar plants can provide further value by following load, Jose Alfonso Nebrera, Director of Spanish engineering firm ACS SCE, said at the MENASOL 2016 conference on May 26.