Criteria_SolarPaces_Lifetime_Achievement_Award

SolarPaces Lifetime Achievement Award Criteria Applicants for the SolarPACES 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award are now invited to submit their applications! Criteria: 1. Acknowledged leadership in research or management in the field of CSP technology 2. Long term commitment in this field 3. Promotion of international Read More …

Criteria_SolarPACES_Technology_Innovation_Award

Solar Paces Technology Innovation Award Criteria Applicants for the SolarPACES 2017 Technology Innovation Award are now invited to submit their applications! Criteria: Technological Innovations relevant to a more rapid deployment of CSP technology through: 1. performance/cost ratio increase 2. improved manufacturing technology 3. better component Read More …

Solar Fuels from Concentrated Sunlight

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IEA Technology Roadmap – Concentrating Solar Power 2010

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Concentrated Solar Power in India

  Concentrating Solar Power in India 1 Concentrating Solar Power in India Concentrating Solar Power in India 2 Table of Contents EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 4 1 Introduction………………………………………………………………………………………….. 15 2 Global CSP Overview………………………………………………………………………………. 17 2.1 CSP Technologies ……………………………………………………………………………….. 17 2.2 Existing Power Plants …………………………………………………………………………… 20 2.3 Costs Read More …

IEA Technology Roadmap – Solar Thermal Electricity 2014

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IRENA – Renewable Power Costs 2014

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Executive Summary Global Outlook STE 2016

1 SOLAR THERMAL ELECTRICITY GLOBAL OUTLOOK 2016 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 2Solar Thermal Electricity: Global Outlook 2016 This type of solar thermal power has an inexhaustible energy source, proven technology performance, and it is environmentally safe. It can be generated in remote deserts and transported to big Read More …

Solar Thermal Electricity Global Otlook 2016

1 SOLAR THERMAL ELECTRICITY GLOBAL OUTLOOK 2016 2Solar Thermal Electricity: Global Outlook 2016 This type of solar thermal power has an inexhaustible energy source, proven technology performance, and it is environmentally safe. It can be generated in remote deserts and transported to big populations who Read More …

ASSESSMENT OF CSP+D POTENTIAL IN THE MENA AREA

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Standardizing and Benchmarking of Model-Derived DNI-Products (pdf)

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SolarPACES Annual Report 2015 Task II: Solar Chemistry Research

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Hank Price Presentation

Dispatchable Solar Power: Adapting CSP to modern grid needs Hank Price, P.E. Solar Dynamics LLC Copyright 2017 Solar Dynamics Morse Associates 9/29/2017 SolarDynamics Who is Solar Dynamics?  Solar Dynamics is a new CSP technology company formed in 2016 by the former engineering and R&D Read More …