Can concentrated solar thermal (with or without storage) ever compete with photovoltaics in terms of electrical generation?
The biggest parabolic trough array with molten salt storage has opened for business in Arizona – one of 3 key projects marking the renaissance of solar thermal energy.
The Gemasolar power plant with molten salt storage marks 2nd anniversary with a record-breaking 36 consecutive days of 24/7 output from solar.
The 377MW Ivanpah solar power tower plant has exported electricity to the local grid for the first time as it prepares for its grand opening.
Alinta seeks ARENA funding for full study into Port Augusta solar options, and says it is looking at big solar opportunities in the Pilbara.