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Yanqing Solar Thermal Power Tower. Photo: Himin Solar
The Yanqing Solar Thermal Power Station is a 1 MW central receiver CSP plant, developed by the Institute of Electrical Enegineering of China Academy...
30 August 2012
'Particles receivers' is  a new line of research, perhaps less known than others, but not less interesting. In fact, DOE's SunShot Initiative awarded...
30 August 2012
Parabolic trough Photo:Sandia Nationale Laboratories archive
Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy of the US, announced new investments totaling $10 M for two university-led projects to advance innovative...
30 August 2012
CTAER tower with reflected sunlight
A new research facility for central receiver concentrated solar thermal power systems has become a reality, Spain’s Advanced Technology Center for...
17 August 2012
SkyTrough CSP collector
SkyFuel has published three new Technical Papers with data and results about its concentrated solar thermal power products, SkyTrough Solar...
14 August 2012
NREL annual average DNI
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released a new study to show renewable energy potential in every US state. The report shows 38,000 GW...
02 August 2012
HITECO Workshop
The HITECO Project presented its preliminary results at the "Efficiency Increase and Cost Reduction in CSP Technologies" summit held last June in...
26 July 2012
AREVA's CLFR technology
AREVA has announced today in a press release the Beaumont-Hague site has been selected as the location for a test center for its Concentrated Solar...
19 July 2012
Parabolic trough at PSA
Sweden's Chalmers University has issued a press release where it says  "a recently published study confirms that solar thermal power is largely...
12 July 2012
Solugas - Abengoa
Abengoa has just completed the construction of its latest demonstration facility, SOLUGAS, an hybrid solar-gas demonstration power tower lacated at...
27 June 2012

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