US solar developer wants to build world’s biggest solar development, a 2,000MW, $US5 billion project featuring its solar tower and molten salt storage technology.
German CSP developer says its molten salt storage technology can get cost of utility-scale electricity down to between 5-7 cents (US) per kilowatt-hour.
Morocco will open its first solar thermal plant in the next few days, the first of 2,000MW of solar capacity to be built in next 5 years as the country aims to replace more than half of its fossil fuel imports with renewable energy by 2030.
Chile energy auction sees wind and solar sweep aside fossil fuel alternatives, including a $97/MWh bid for “overnight” solar, meaning storage included.
Australian research group releases 3D printable model of 25MW concentrating solar thermal power plant in bid to spread the word on CST’s huge potential.
Construction begins on CSP tower plant for Sundrop Farms – a world first use of large-scale CSP for heat, water and power to grow tomatoes in the SA desert.
In the quest for competitive concentrated solar power, storage is a must.