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US Concentrated Solar Power Firms Ramp Up To Gigawatt Scale

Three US-based Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) startups are now making the leap to gigawatt-scale CSP projects at the global level. Two — SolarReserve and BrightSource Energy — were recipients of Department of Energy federal support through the Loan Guarantee Program and subsequent ARPA-E awards for R&D that helped them refine their innovative technologies. The third, Glasspoint Solar, took a different approach.

Abengoa Commissions South Africa’s First Concentrated Solar Power Plant

South Africa is celebrating yet another success of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programme with the operationalisation of the country’s first concentrated solar power plant. Abengoa and Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) have commissioned a 100 MW solar thermal power project that they had jointly secured during the first auctions of … [continued]