Tag Archives: CST

World’s Largest CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) Dubai

They like to do things big in Dubai, including a newly-approved concentrated solar power project that will generate 1,000 megawatts of power by 2020—and a whopping 5,000 megawatts by 2030. Saeed al-Tayer, managing director and CEO of Dubai Electricity and … Continue reading

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Petition to sign to help our leaders do the right thing

Victoria has a world-class solar resource. But the actions of previous state govts has failed to attract investment in this exciting new technology. Big solar projects are coming online in New South Wales, the ACT, and Queensland, but not yet … Continue reading

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Time to shine for 24 hour solar power

But now, as the value of storage becomes more apparent, solar towers may be about to have their day in the sun, with new projects planned in the solar rich regions of north and south America, and northern and southern … Continue reading

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CSP For 5.57 cents/kWh

SEGS was put into service in the 1980s (yep, about 3 decades ago). With capital costs paid off and its initial power purchase agreement (PPA) over, owners of the project have been able to put in bids for new electricity … Continue reading

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Y2R at CSP big solar, Ivanpah, USA

Here’s the kind of large scale 400MegaWatt CST(Concentrated Solar Thermal) power station, which can generate electricity 24 hours per day, happily being evaluated on every continent, except Australia!! Here’s Leigh Ewbank of Y2R, on leave, very impressed that so many other … Continue reading

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Solar thermal, everywhere except Australia!

As Phoney PM Tony keeps taking us backwards, rest of world embraces clean energy. “With the news that Chile is to join the solar thermal club, Australia could before long become the only inhabited continent without this revolutionary electricity generation technology.” … Continue reading

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Newest CST(ConcentratedSolarThermal) fire up

While “we love a sunburnt country…” gets taken further backwards, by Phoney Tony, with dependency on fossil fuels, here’s the latest completion of project that was proposed for Port Augusta >readmore> GizModo

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Solar towers and storage – about to change the energy game?

How CST(Concentrated Solar Towers), which include storage, maintain high qulaity base load power. >readmore> RenewEconomy

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Don’t waste solar energy on coal

BZE RePower Port Augusta proposal is threatened with being undermined by Alinta. They want to run water up the tower of the CST(Concentrated Solar Thermal) plant, rather than molten salt. 24 hour power is the objective, with 600degC salt storage. … Continue reading

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