Sham 1: The largest concentrating solar power plant

With a capacity of 100 megawatts, the largest concentrating solar thermal power plant in the world began its activity said Sunday (03.24) representatives of Masdar and its partners Total and Abengoa S...

New advances in solar photovoltaic thermal

Two researchers from Queen’s University (Canada) announced that they had achieved a significant breakthrough in solar technologies, especially in the design of a new solar photovoltaic thermal (...

China boosts its solar thermal energy programme

China begins to develop its solar thermal energy. It is a leader in photovoltaic and wind power installed, but is far behind in the development of solar thermal compared to Spain, India or the U.S.. T...

Thermal power station project in Botswana

Solar thermal energy in Africa is being implemented. There are solar thermal projects in Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia, South Africa, Sudan and Uganda. Developing a study of technical and economic ...

Spain will have 61 thermal power plants in 2014

The Spanish Association of Solar Thermoelectric Energy Industry (Protermosolar) expects 61 solar thermal power plants to be active in 2014. The twenty-thermal power plants already operating in Spain w...

Solar thermal energy will triple in two years

Thermoelectric solar park to triple in two years to reach 1,500 megawatts (MW) of power, while wind and solar PV will experience annual growth of around 10%, according to a study by DBK. The newly ins...