CSP

Insurance-backed warranty for SkyFuel collectors

The US manufacturer of parabolic trough collectors SkyFuel introduced a performance insurance for its collectors. In cooperation with Munich Re, one of the biggest insurance companies worldwide, Skyfuel offers an insurance, to support its already existing warranty.

Test facility for direct steam generation

Photo: DLR

The German Centre for Aerospace in southern Spain has commenced operation of a new test system for direct generation of steam for use in solar thermal power plants. The direct generation of steam from water will help to reduce the cost of solar thermal electricity.

Siemens to provide long-term service to first hybrid solar power plant in Algeria

Siemens Energy has been awarded a contract to provide long-term maintenance services at Algeria’s first solar-combined cycle hybrid power plant. The order was placed by Abengoa for its 150 megawatt (MW) solar hybrid plant operating at the Hassi R’Mel natural gas field in northern Algeria.

toughTrough joins German CSP

The Bremen-based solar company toughTrough GmbH has joined the trade association "German CSP", which works for the promotion of German technology in the global market for solar thermal power plants.

Siemens to provide long-term service to first hybrid solar power plant in Algeria

Siemens Energy has been awarded a contract to provide long-term maintenance services at Algeria’s first solar-combined cycle hybrid power plant. The order was placed by Abengoa for its 150 megawatt (MW) solar hybrid plant operating at the Hassi R’Mel natural gas field in northern Algeria.

BHEL launches indigenous solar steam turbine

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL), a regular supplier of steam turbines for varied industrial applications from Hyderabad, has announced the launch of its solar power driven steam turbine for use in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) generation.

AREVA and Technip to work on solar thermal (CSP) applications for oil and gas industry

AREVA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Technip, a leader in project management, to work on integrated Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) solutions for oil and gas industry.

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