Concentrating Solar Power Alliance Launched

  Last week, Abengoa, BrightSource Energy, and Torresol Energy (some of the world’s top concentrating solar power companies) launched the Concentrating Solar Power Alliance (CSPA). “The new organization is dedicated to educating U.S. regulators, utilities and grid operators about the unique benefits of concentrating solar power (CSP) and of thermal energy storage as … [continued]

Spanish Solar Company Abengoa to Supply Desertec

Abengoa Solar has signed an agreement to join as a founding member of the inspirational Desertec idea to supply Europe and Africa electricity from a chain of huge solar thermal projects in the Sahara. The ambitious plan requires building direct current transmission to connect the continents, but once in place … [continued]