Solar Thermal Electric

Why solar chimneys could be the way forward
With the on-going decrease of fossil fuel resources and increasing worldwide pollution, there is a growing need for more environmentally friendly renewable energy sources. Johannes Pretorius, inventor ...
Saharan sun will light European homes by 2016
Tunisia In the sands of North Africa, the Desertec Foundation’s vision for a future where the world's deserts supply clean and sustainable energy to the whole of humankind is beginning to take shape. That future ...
Lebrija CSP plant now sending juice to the grid
Spain The Lebrija solar thermal power plant located in southern Andalucía in Spain is now feeding electricity into the power grid. On December 27, 2011, the plant, erected as an EPC project by Siemens and Valoriza ...
Novatec Solar superheats steam using solar power
Concentrating solar power (CSP) specialist, Novatec Solar, has used an innovative Fresnel receiver design to successfully generate superheated steam at temperatures above 500°C at its 1.4 megawatt (MW) ...
Gemasolar: a jewel in Spain’s crown
Spain His Majesty the King of Spain Juan Carlos I and His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces officially ...
Spanish CSP – boom or bust?
Spain The Spanish solar thermal electric trade association, Protermosolar, has announced that 4,293 square kilometres of concentrating solar power (CSP) plants (equivalent to 1% of Spain’s territory) could ...
New plant produces solar power 24 hours a day
Spain Gemasolar, the concentrated solar power plant located in Fuentes de Andalucía (Seville, Spain), owned by Torresol Energy (a joint venture between Masdar – Abu Dhabi’s future energy and ...
Baterías con premio en la gran feria europea del almacenamiento de energía
El jurado de la feria ees (la gran feria europea de las baterías y los sistemas acumuladores de energía) ya ha seleccionado los productos y soluciones innovadoras que aspiran, como finalistas, al gran premio ees 2021. Independientemente de cuál o cuáles sean las candidaturas ganadoras, la sola inclusión en este exquisito grupo VIP constituye todo un éxito para las empresas. A continuación, los diez finalistas 2021 de los ees Award (ees es una de las cuatro ferias que integran el gran evento anual europeo del sector de la energía, The smarter E).