NTPC Invites EoI For 50MW Concentrated Solar Project In Uttar Pradesh

National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) recently released a tender inviting an expression of interest (EoI) for setting up Inter-State transmission System (ISTS) connected 50MW concentrated solar power (CSP) project with Thermal Energy Storage System (TESS) in Uttar Pradesh (UP). The tender is probably the first large tender for CSP from any PSU in India.  NTPC […]

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“CSH In India Is Best Suited For Heating Applications”, Jaideep Malviya

Jaideep Malviya is a familiar site for all solar industry professionals and those who track the sector in India. A veteran of the solar movement who shifted his focus towards niche but critical segments like Solar Thermal heating and solar recycling, Malviya has been a passionate advocate for India to adopt these more aggressively. Here, […]

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A New, Promising CSP Goes Into Trials From SolarFlux

US based Solarflux Energy Technologies, Inc. has announced the start of field trials of an improved design FOCUS solar thermal parabolic dish concentrator. The trials are intended to demonstrate the solar-to-thermal conversion efficiency and operational reliability of the updated FOCUS concentrator. The trials build on the previous successful field trials of an advanced prototype of […]

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Engineers India Invites Bids for Concentrated Solar Technology Systems

Engineers India Limited (EIL), a government-run consulting firm , has issued a tender inviting bids from domestic and foreign companies that supply Concentrated Solar Technology (CST) systems for balance of project services. Established in 1965, EIL provides engineering consultancy and EPC services principally focused on the oil & gas and petrochemical industries. The firm has […]

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Exploring the 5 Main Types of Solar Energy: PV, STE, CSP, Passive Solar, BIPV

Solar energy is a renewable energy source that has gained immense popularity in recent years as a cleaner, more sustainable alternative to traditional fossil fuels. With advancements in technology, solar energy has become more efficient, affordable, and accessible to people all over the world. In this article, we will explore the four main types of […]

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Australia’s Woodside Petroleum to Fund Heliogen’s CSP Technology

Heliogen, a provider of AI-enabled concentrated solar energy, and Woodside Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Australian energy producer Woodside Petroleum Ltd, have announced a project agreement for the commercial-scale demonstration deployment of Heliogen’s AI-enabled concentrated solar energy technology proposed to be built in Mojave, California. The project agreement follows the previous announcement by Woodside to […]

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US Researchers Pursue 5¢/kWh Energy Cost Goal with New CSP System

The US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Department of Energy (DoE) are working on a state-of-the-art concentrated solar power (CSP) facility as the government looks to reduce the energy cost to a mere 5 cents per kWh. The new technology is expected to have the potential to lower the cost of renewable energy […]

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ACWA Power Achieves Financial Close on 100 MW CSP Plant in South Africa 

ACWA Power has announced the commencement of construction on the 100 MW Redstone CSP project following the achievement of financial close. ACWA Power, a leading Saudi developer and the lead shareholder in the Redstone concentrated solar power (CSP) plant, has announced the commencement of construction on the 100 MW Redstone project following the achievement of […]

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Heliogen Achieves Breakthrough Temperature in Solar Thermal Application

Heliogen has announced that for the first time commercially, it has concentrated solar thermal energy to exceed temperatures greater than 1,000 degrees Celsius. Clean energy company, Heliogen has announced its launch and that it has – for the first time commercially – concentrated solar thermal energy to exceed temperatures greater than 1,000 degrees Celsius. The […]

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