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2014-02-05 23:04:06

The new Parabolic Trough Report 2014: Cost, Performance and Thermal Storage published by CSP Today gives new clarity to cost and performance of concentrated solar power parabolic trough technology. (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 As detailed in CSP Today’s Parabolic Trough Report 2014: Cost, Performance and Thermal Storage, the current global portfolio for the parabolic trough industry features over 65 operating plants and 95% of the global CSP installed capacity. Yet the limited availability...

2013-12-12 16:21:25

-- Abengoa will improve its next generation solar parabolic trough technology to reduce costs and improve efficiency. WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has received a nearly US$2 million competitive award from the US Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot Initiative to improve manufacturing and assembly of its...

2013-10-29 16:21:47

- The parabolic trough plant will have a cutting-edge storage system, being able to generate electricity for five hours after the sunset. WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected by the Department of Energy (DOE) of South Africa to develop Xina Solar One, a 100 megawatt (MW) parabolic trough...

2013-10-09 04:20:23

- The project is a game-changer in U.S. renewable energy. WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has announced that Solana, the world´s largest parabolic trough plant with a total installed capacity of 280 gross megawatts (MW) and also the first solar plant in the United States with thermal energy storage, has successfully passed...

2013-10-02 12:22:58

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has added Liberty Interactive Corporation ("Liberty") (Nasdaq: LINTA, LINTB, LVNTA, LVNTB) as an investor in Solana, the largest parabolic trough solar plant in the world. Solana, which is in its final testing phase, has a total installed capacity of 280 gross megawatts (MW) and will be the first...

2013-09-30 12:22:33

- The company has closed financing for 200 million euros for the second phase of this complex. WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the company that develops innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, has begun operation of Solaben 1 and Solaben 6, two 50 megawatt (MW) parabolic trough plants located in Extremadura, Spain. The two plants belong to the Extremadura Solar Complex, the largest solar...

2013-06-20 16:24:26

- The parabolic trough plant will be the largest solar plant in Israel. WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, and Shikun & Binui, an Israeli based global infrastructure group, have been nominated by the State of Israel as successful bidders in the BOT tender of the Ashalim concentrating solar plant. Negev Energy, a joint company created by...

2012-09-10 14:22:39

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hittite Solar Energy Chairman and Chief Technology Officer Oguz Capan will be speaking about his new super heated, Direct Steam Generation parabolic trough technology breakthrough during a session titled "Breakthroughs in Utility Scale CSP" at 2:30pm at Solar Power International, Tuesday September 11th. WHERE: Solar Power International 2012, September 11th at 2:30pm Orange County Convention Center...

2010-09-13 16:30:00

RENO, Nev., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA), announced today that its Israeli subsidiary, Ormat Systems Ltd. ("Ormat"), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with Solar Millennium AG to form a consortium to participate in the tender to develop, construct and operate a solar thermal power plant at "Ashalim" in Israel with a total capacity of approximately 120 megawatts (MW). Solar Millennium is a German stock corporation, specialized in the...

2009-08-19 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solutia Inc. announced today that it will be supplying Therminol(R) VP-1 synthetic heat transfer fluid to a new 470 MW hybrid solar plant in Ain-Ben-Mathar, Morocco and a 170 MW hybrid solar plant in Hassi R'Mel, Algeria. Both plants have 20 MW each of power output capacity from solar thermal oil-based parabolic trough collector fields and are being constructed by Abener. They are currently slated to begin producing electricity in 2010. (Logo:...