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2014-02-06 23:24:52

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) may increase its actual capacity by 2,100 MW in the REIPPPP with the new proposed Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). The South African CSP market could be 1.5 times bigger than the current largest market, Spain. London - UK (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 The Department of Energy (DoE) has called for public comment on an updated version of the IRP. This period closes in two weeks and the responses will be used to inform the Cabinet who will decide in March the future...

2014-02-06 23:22:16

CSP Today’s Solar Tower Report 2014: Cost, Performance and Thermal Storage explains surge in popularity for the technology and predicts performance using modelled plants. London - UK (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Although Parabolic Trough is the most widely deployed CSP technology today, with a current market share of 94%, industry trends indicate Solar Tower is gaining in popularity. Around 23% of the worldwide CSP capacity under construction will employ the technology, according to CSP...

2014-02-06 23:20:25

Attendees of MENASOL 2014 (6-7th May, Dubai) will be given the opportunity to visit the 100MW Shams 1 power plant in Abu Dhabi, the largest parabolic trough power plant in the world. London, UK (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Shams 1 is the Middle East’s largest and only operational CSP power plant and one of the largest in the world. With a power output of 100MW, Shams 1 solar field extends to over 600,000 m2 and it has over 250,000 mirrors. Delegates will get an exclusive look at this...

2014-02-06 08:23:15

GUELPH, Ontario and TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar"), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that its subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., entered into an agreement with a fund managed by BlackRock ("BlackRock"), whereby BlackRock will acquire from Canadian Solar the Oro-Medonte ("Oro") solar power plant totaling 10 MW AC at a valuation comparable to other recent project sales...

2014-02-05 23:04:32

The California Public Utilities Commission’s recent 1.3GW storage mandate to be fulfilled by the state's 3 major utilities by 2020 has led to utilities across the nation putting procurement plans in place to avoid being caught out by a wholesale federal roll out of similar legislation. London - UK (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 While much of the early research has been focused on the technological development of utility scale batteries utilities are also having to prepare for the...

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...

2014-02-05 23:03:11

The Department of Energy (DoE) announced updates on the Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity (IRP) 2010-2030. The final draft that is to be submitted to Cabinet by March proposes an increase of CSP capacity from 1,200 MW - under the current IRP - to 3,300 MW. London - UK (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Whilst concentrated solar power increases substantially, other renewable energies – wind and nuclear – may be suffering a reduction of half of their allocation from the current IRP. PV...

2014-01-31 23:23:58

Latest solar thermal installation will include biobased fluid made with Susterra® 1,3-propanediol from DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products. Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products collaborated with Skyline Innovations, Inc. to launch the company’s first solar thermal installation using a heat transfer fluid based on Susterra® 1,3-propanediol. Susterra® propanediol offers solar thermal equipment owners a high performing, biobased...

2014-01-29 08:20:32

GUELPH, Ontario, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it has been selected as the sole photovoltaic ("PV") module supplier for a 2.1MW solar power plant at the Delhi International Airport in India. "We are very pleased to supply our high efficiency modules to this landmark solar power project at the Delhi International Airport, which is...

2014-01-27 12:22:34

SolarReserve opens an office in Dubai, meeting the needs of an expanding customer base as it develops solar projects in MENA. SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SolarReserve, a leading global developer of large-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal storage technology, today announced its expansion into the Middle East with the opening of a new office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), which will serve as a hub for development activities in the...


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Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-07-23 11:19:47

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Austin Texas. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 60% efficient for the month, producing enough solar energy that only 40% of the month would have not had strong incoming radiation. EL-Nino: This phase provided the area with an extended number of...

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