Mar 11, 2021
Jan 13, 2021
The new flow control valves will improve heat distribution and minimise risks at critical joints, allowing higher CSP temperatures and greater energy conversion efficiency, research group Sandia National Laboratories told Reuters Events.
Nov 18, 2020
The groundbreaking HiFlex plant in Italy will use DLR's ceramic particle technology to hit extreme temperatures, requiring a fresh approach for steam generation.
Oct 15, 2020
Tests of a new rapid heliostat calibration system show millimetres of error at the receiver and could be tested at commercial plants within a year, Gregor Bern, project manager at Fraunhofer ISE, told Reuters Events.
Sep 30, 2020
Vast Solar's hybrid CSP project at the Mount Isa mining town would cut power prices and emissions and offtake talks are "positive," Craig Wood, CEO of Vast Solar, told Reuters Events.
Aug 19, 2020
CSP newcomer Andes Green Energy will bid two 1 GW hybrid CSP-PV projects with 18 hours of storage in Chile's power auction in December, Carlos Sanchez Vergara, the group's General Manager, told Reuters Events.
Jul 22, 2020
Cerro Dominador's entrance into global carbon offset scheme will top up income and diversify revenue risk but securing power buyers is the priority, Fernando Gonzalez, CEO of project company EIG Atacama Management, told Reuters Events.
Jul 8, 2020
Value-based bidding, favorable site conditions and Spanish engineering has carved a fresh opening for CSP build, market experts told Reuters Events.