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Only one day after the 100 MW CSP plant by Rajasthan Sun Technique has como on line, now it is the turn to Megha Engineering and Infrastructure (MEIL) to cut the ribbon for its brand new 50 MW...
13 November 2014
Energy storage systems getting bigger across the US
Energy storage systems are becoming key player in the electric grid to deal with intermittent renewable energy generation as well as to provide security to the grid. Renewable Energy Systems Americas...
12 November 2014
SolarReserve acquires CSP technology provider Aerojet Rocketdyne
SolarReserve, compañía estadounidense desarrolladora de proyectos fotovoltaicos (PV) y termosolar (CSP), ha comprado al proveedor de tecnología Aerojet Rocketdyne para afianzar su posición en el...
12 November 2014
SolarReserve acquires CSP technology provider Aerojet Rocketdyne
SolarReserve has acquired CSP technology provider Aerojet Rocketdyne to strengthen its global position as one the Concentrated Solar Power industry leader. The acquisition includes intellectual...
12 November 2014
SolarReserve completes Africa's largest solar plant
SolarReserve is becoming a major player in the PV industry after it announced the completion of the 96 MW PV plant  Jasper solar power project in South Africa. The plant, commisioned almost two...
12 November 2014
Despite a lack of proper conditions for CSP deployment, Denmark and Norway have a lot to say when it comes to keep warm. Danish Aalborg CSP and Norwegian NEST have partnered to jointly develop an...
11 November 2014
BrightSource Energy y Shanghai Electric anunciaron que ambas compañías han firmado un acuerdo para construir centrales de termosolar a escala comercial en China. BrightSource Energy, Inc., una...
11 November 2014
World's first large-scale Fresnel CSP plant starts generating electricity
La mayor central termosolar (CSP) de tipo Fresnel ha sido conectada a la red eléctrica en el distrito de Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India. La central de 100 MW de energía solar termoeléctrica de Reliance...
11 November 2014
World's first large-scale Fresnel CSP plant starts generating electricity
Reliance Power has announced its 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant has been synchronized to India's electricity grid and commenced generation. The plant, which is world's largest Fresnel...
11 November 2014
BrightSource Energy is looking abroad to deploy its Concentrated Solar Power tower technology after the drawbacks that have led to withdrawal of most projects in the US. The company has signed an...
11 November 2014
Ford and Wind Energy Corporation (WEC) have teamed up to provide clean energy to selected Ford dealers. Wind Energy Corporation will install wind sail and photovoltaic panels on four Ford dealerships...
10 November 2014
SunPower acquires AC PV panels developer SolarBridge
US company SunPower has acquired SolarBridge Technologies, one of the major player in integrated microinverter technologies for the solar industry. SunPower will add SoalrBridge's technology, which...
10 November 2014
En una visita a una de las plantas termosolares (CSP) que Abengoa tiene en la región de Andalucía, al sur de España, la consejera de Medio Ambiente y Ordenación del Territorio de la Junta de...
10 November 2014
US Export-Import Bank has committed roughly $200 million to finance US renewable energy exports in FY 2014. After this new addition, Ex-Im bank has supported renewable energy investmentes totalling...
10 November 2014
José Enrique Juliá
Researchers at Spain's Universitat Jaume I (UJI) have developed a new nanofluid with higher thermal conductivity over currently ones being used. The nanofluid could replace existing heat transfer...
10 November 2014
A newly formed joint venture called Cape Sharp Tidal intends to deploy a 4 MW tidal array in the Bay of Fundy in 2015, on of world's first multi-megawatt arrays of interconnected tidal turbines. If...
09 November 2014
Chile selects Enel and DCNS to develop its Marine Renewable Energy Research and Innovation center
Chilean development organization CORFO (Corporación de Fomento de la Producción) has selected a consortium comprising Enel Green Power (EGP) and DCNS to develop a groundbreaking global centre of...
09 November 2014
CTAER recibe acreditación ENAC para ensayos de biocombustibles y calderas
La Comisión de Acreditación de ENAC (Entidad Nacional de Acreditación) ha concedido acreditación al Laboratorio de Ensayo a la Fundación Centro Tecnológico Avanzado de Energías Renovables (CTAER),...
09 November 2014
Enel Green Power and Endesa Chile have signed a long-term power supply contract which includes the sale of green certificates for 20 years coming from two wind farms and 25 year from three...
09 November 2014
Abengoa se adjudica la construcción de una central hidroeléctrica en Perú
Abengoa desarrollará una central hidroeléctrica de 20 MW en el río Mamacocha, en Arequipa (Perú), para la Hidroeléctrica Laguna Azul. El proyecto supondrá una inversión de más de 50 millones de...
07 November 2014
España exportará su experiencia termosolar al reino de Arabia Saudí
Los gobiernos de España y Arabia Saudí han llegado a un acuerdo de colaboración para exportar el conocimiento y experiencia en el sector termosolar (CSP) hacia el país arábigo. Como primera acción,...
07 November 2014
World's largest biomass plant to be built in Belgium by Abengoa
Spain's based Abengoa has won a contract to develop the world's largest biomass commercial plant to be located in Ghent, Belgium. This impressive facility will produce 215 MW of electricity after...
06 November 2014
West of Duddon Sands (WODS), a 389 MW offshore wind farm located 20 km off the Barrow-in-Furness coastline in North West England, has been officially opened in presence of UK Secretary for Energy and...
06 November 2014
A novel nanoparticle material can reach 90% conversion from solar radiation to heat
A new nanoparticle-based material developed by University of California, San Diego researchers is able to absorb and convert to heat more than 90% of sunlight reflected on it, while withstanding...
05 November 2014
Two killed and 7 injured in an accident at Abengoa's CSP plant under construction in South Africa
Nov 5, 2014 update: According to some reports, six out of the seven workers wounded have been discharged from hospital Two killed and seven injured have been reported in an accident at the...
04 November 2014