Aug 19, 2020
Nov 14, 2019
Modular CSP developer Vast Solar sees Australia's mining sector as the greatest deployment opportunity before wind and PV growth creates wholesale market openings, Craig Wood, CEO of Vast Solar, told New Energy Update.
Oct 30, 2019
The developer of the world's first commercial beam-down CSP plant predicts a four-fold hike in thermal efficiency for a larger 200 MW plant.
Oct 16, 2019
The ground-breaking 110 MW Cerro Dominador CSP plant could start commissioning by end of 2019 and the fund-owned developer is studying larger projects at three other sites in northern Chile, Francisco Vizcaino, Project Director at Cerro Dominador, told New Energy Update.
Oct 2, 2019
A 4.5 GW solar build plan proposed by multilaterals and governments in Botswana and Namibia will present significant scaling challenges, requiring clear political momentum and a ramped tendering and development process, regional experts told New Energy Update.
Sep 18, 2019
In record time, Abengoa met granular performance targets at Xina Solar One that maximize evening output, highlighting the advancements made in CSP construction and operations.
Sep 11, 2019
Soon to complete its first full-scale module in Morocco, CSP developer 247Solar predicts series build gains could reduce capex to $3,000/kWe and sees advantages for industrial energy supply.
Jul 31, 2019
A new ceramic particle CSP receiver soon to be tested in the U.S. could lower the cost of energy by up to 20% and accelerate industrial heat deployment through particle transport innovations, Reiner Buck, Head of Solar Tower Systems at German Aerospace Centre (DLR), told New Energy Update.