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Pre-Viking burial site unearthed by EirGrid dig for underground power lines
The medieval burial ground was discovered on farmland in Rush, north Dublin, in June as EirGrid laid piping for a high voltage direct current (HVDC) underground power line. Radiocarbon tests at Queens University, Belfast, have revealed the site dates ...
New Kind of 40% Efficient Solar Farm Gets $90 Million DOE Loan Guarantee to ...
The 24000 MW of utility-scale CSP power plants in California was thanks largely to early seed money and loan guarantees like this one from the DOE. The same early seed money is now jumpstarting an even more efficient form of PV.
Revolutionary energy system invented in Cyprus
By Alexis Pantelides Published on October 5, 2011 CYPRUS IS attracting worldwide attention for a breakthrough research energy programme on a concentrated solar power (CSP) desalination plant, which could solve Cyprus' energy and water supply headaches. ...
King of Spain inaugurates Concentrating Solar Thermal Power Gemasolar Plant
The use of salt, rather than oil, to transfer the heat generated from the concentrated sunlight, allows Gemasolar to operate at temperatures of over 550 C, much higher than other concentrated solar energy plants. The Gemasolar concentrated solar energy ...
Sopogy gets the go-ahead to expand micro CSP
Clean Energy Authority
A Hawaiian manufacturer of mini-concentrated solar power recently received a certification from the Solar Rating and Certification Corporation that will allow it to grow its mainland business. Sopogy manufactures smaller CSP troughs, mirrors that ...
Dow Powerhouse Solar Shingle now available in some U.S. markets
Midland Daily News
... has ramped up a propylene oxide facility to stable production levels in preparation for a full capacity run later this year. • It has several new contracts for a heat tranfer fluid called DOWTHERM that is used in the concentrated solar power market.
Mohammed bin Zayed opens Gemasolar solar power plant in Spain
Enrique Sendagorta, President of Terresol Energy, stated: “We want to become a global company that develops the use of concentrated solar power as a sustainable source of power and therefore contribute to the protection of the environment for the ...
Mohammed bin Zayed, King of Spain inaugurate Gemasolar plant (final add)
UAE, Spain team up for clean energy
DOE Awards More than $150M for Biofuels, EV Motors, other ARPA-E Projects
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Utah are collaborating on exploiting new materials and designs to develop a prototype (or at least proof-of-concept) for hydrid-based thermal energy storage, as from concentrating solar power, ...
A Green Energy Dream Grows in the Sahara
The two European organizations also advocate the construction of high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) transmission lines to connect North Africa and Europe. Gropp argues that the Sahara Solar Breeder Project's reliance on superconducting transmission ...
«Desertec» : Les Allemands testent la piste tunisienne
Alors que les autorités algériennes tergiversent sur l'issue à donner au projet énergétique «Desertec», ce sont les Tunisiens qui avancent leurs pions. Selon des informations obtenues par «Algérie-Focus.Com», les Tunisiens entament une véritable ...
Which Solar Technologies Will Have the Most Investment Appeal?
In the last few years, according to Logan Goldie-Scot, a Bloomberg New Energy Finance analyst at CSP Today, most recent asset finance deals in solar technologies have been for concentrated solar power (CSP) in Spain, through its Feed in Tariffs, ...