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2014-08-18 07:29:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online As many as 28,000 birds may have been killed by flying through concentrated sun rays at a solar power plant located in the Mojave Desert, experts from the Center for Biological Diversity have told the Associated Press (AP). According to AP reporters Ellen Knickmeyer and John Locher, the birds have been nicknamed “streamers” due to plume of smoke that comes from the birds as they ignite in midair after flying through rays at...

2014-05-22 23:11:38

The deserts of Arizona and Rajasthan may be over 8,000Km apart but they are linked by the deployment of CSP Fresnel technology. London - UK (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The common denominator is AREVA Solar, the technology supplier for a 5MW CSP booster installation on Tucson Electric Powers’s H. Wilson Sundt Generating Station and to Reliance Power’s new Indian plants. AREVA Solar purchased California based Fresnel company Ausra in February 2010. Up to now Fresnel’s track record has been...

2014-05-07 23:10:19

Álvaro Merino, Research Manager at the National Society of Mining (SONAMI), will share a presentation on the mining landscape in Chile in front of the international concentrated solar power industry in ChileSol 2014 (27 & 28 May, Santiago de Chile). London - UK (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 On Tuesday 27th of May, the National Society of Mining will join the international and solar industry at the 2nd Chilean Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (ChileSol 2014). Álvaro Merino,...

2014-05-06 23:04:03

Energy giant NRG Energy has been unveiled as the exclusive lanyard sponsor at CSP Today USA 2014 (5-6 June, Las Vegas). London - UK (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 NRG Energy who partly own and operate the 392MW Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System will be giving a presentation at CSP Today USA 2014 about running the world’s largest CSP plant. At the conference NRG Energy will be speaking alongside project developer BrightSource Energy about the successes and challenges of developing a plant...

2014-04-29 23:15:53

Over 400 senior executives will be gathering in Dubai next week to learn how to develop and construct photovoltaic (PV) and concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) plants in the top markets in the region including Jordan, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Morocco and more. London - UK (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The opportunities in the MENA region for both local and international solar companies are steadily rising and the MENASOL conference will gather senior representatives from key...

2014-03-26 23:27:35

The solar data provider will be exhibiting its services at the 2nd Chilean Solar Conference & Exhibition in Santiago this May. London - UK (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 On the 27th and 28th May Santiago will host the CHILESOL 2014 conference, which covers both utility scale solar technologies: concentrated solar power and photovoltaic. It will also feature a solar focused exhibition which GeoModel has joined this week. The opportunities for CSP development in Chile will be discussed by key...

2014-03-12 23:02:50

Now Ivanpah has opened, all eyes are on the plant to see what its performance means for tower technology. It has now been announced that attendees of CSP Today USA 2014 (5-6 June, Las Vegas) will be given the opportunity to visit the operational plant. London, UK (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is now fully commercial and delegates will be able to get an exclusive first look at the facility on the morning of 4 June. Marco Geraghty, the organizer of the...

2014-02-28 23:35:05

On February 18, National Energy Administration, in conjunction with the related officials from the national development and reform commission (NDRC) invited the leading CSP players in China including CGN Solar Energy Development and more. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 On February 18 the National Energy Administration, in conjunction with the related officials from the national development and reform commission (NDRC), invited the leading CSP players in China including CGN Solar Energy...

2014-02-20 23:03:53

On February 13th the inaugural opening ceremony at Ivanpah took place, giving the world a first look at the world’s largest solar thermal facility. London, UK (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 It has now been announced that attendees of CSP Today USA 2014 (5-6 June, Las Vegas) will be given the opportunity the visit the operational plant. The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is now fully commercial, and delegates will be able to get an exclusive first look at the facility on the morning...

2014-02-06 23:29:43

CSP Today and PV Insider launch the 2nd Chilean Solar Conference & Expo (CHILESOL), which will gather the concentrated solar power (CSP) and photovoltaic (PV) industries in Santiago on 27-28 May. London - UK (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 CSP industry attention has turned to Chile since the announcement of the results of the first international bid last month. The approval of the Law 20/25 (which aims for 20% of renewable generation for 2025 in Chile) has also prompted massive growth in...


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