Are PVs Pricing-out CSP Projects in the U.S.?

When Solar Millennium announced on August 18, 2011, it was converting the first half of its planned 1-gigawatt concentrating solar power (CSP) plant in California into a 500-megawatt PV plant, it was just the latest of several thermal solar projects to end before the.. more

Storing Solar Energy for the Grid

Whether it is utility-scale or residential, storing solar power from PV panels in the form of electricity is currently the subject of millions of dollars of R&D in the United States where several large-scale PV power plant farms are being built or planned. Bankin.. more

Italy's Solar Market Snapshot

Italy is seeking further renewable energy development boost from construction of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants. Yet, such effort does not help much to narrow the gap between the country’s development of CSP and that of other leading countries in the wo.. more

Introduction of Concentrating Solar Power

Concentrated solar power (CSP), which is also called solar thermal power generation, is believed to merge as a practical means of alternative energy after the success of wind energy and solar cells. A successful example of CSP installation has been set in Nevada State o.. more


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