Jan 25, 2017
Frenell’s technology will fuel Asia’s first integrated solar thermal power plant and the German developer eyes further cost reductions through supply chain gains, Thomas Mehlitz, Frenell’s project manager for the Dadri project, told New Energy Update.
Nov 30, 2016
South Africa CSP developers must work closely with state power utility Eskom to develop co-funding models for grid connections that will spur development in a market held back by weak state finances and uncertain capacity targets.
Nov 16, 2016
U.S. CSP developers must respond to regional market needs to ensure utilities recognize the value of thermal energy storage in utility offtake contracts, Kevin Smith, CEO of SolarReserve, told CSP Today.
Nov 2, 2016
Project sponsors must prioritize market-focused offtake contracts and tap all private and public debt sources to maximize bankability and build on rising confidence in CSP technology, industry experts told CSP Today.
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.