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South Africa CSP developer agrees local worker deals as site activity surges

The Engie consortium began construction of the 100 MW Kathu Solar Park project in May 2016, after the group signed a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with state utility Eskom. Read More…

23rd March, 2017|

SolarReserve gains permit for 450 MW Chile project; Abengoa nears end of restructuring

California’s SolarReserve has received environmental approval from the Chilean government for its giant 450 MW baseload solar tower Tamarugal CSP project comprising 13 hours of full load energy storage, the company said March 6. Read More…

9th March, 2017|

CSP tower installation costs drop on heliostat innovations, pre-assembly

Innovative heliostat designs, smart software, and pre-assembly installation methods are cutting material and labor costs while competitive tenders are pressuring supply margins, industry experts said. Read More…

9th March, 2017|