CSP plant Bokpoort

CSP plant breaks African record for around the clock operation

South Africa’s Bokpoort CSP plant has become the first renewable energy facility on the continent to complete a full week of continuous round the clock operation.

Dubai commissions world’s tallest solar power tower

The lifting and installation of the Molten Salt Receiver (MSR) on top of the world’s tallest solar power tower is complete.

juwi awarded Touwsrivier CPV Solar Project O&M contract

juwi Renewable Energies’ subsidiary, juwi Solar ZA O&M 1 has been awarded the contract for the O&M of the Touwsrivier CPV Solar Project in South Africa.
World Bank

Success story of the solar industry in the MENA region

2019 was a record-breaking year for global solar installed capacity, which reached an estimated 617.9GW and also realised growth in the MENA region.

SA celebrates 100MWe CSP grid-connected plant

South Africa celebrates the first year of operation of the Ilanga 1 CSP plant, which has been supplying power to the national grid since November 2018.
South Africa

IRP, a balancing act for South Africa’s energy mix

South Africa's integrated resource plan (IRP2019), positions distributed generation as a clear winner in the country's energy mix until 2022.

SAREC disappointed in lack of CSP in the IRP2019

SAREC Council Chair Terence Govender says the council was disappointed in the IRP2019 not allocating for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) up until 2030.

Second phase kicks off for Morocco’s Midelt solar project

Prequalification has begun for the second phase of the giant Midelt solar project in Morocco, according to African Energy Live Data.

Renewable power is the cheapest source of electricity, says report

Renewable power is the cheapest source of electricity in many parts of the world already today, states the latest report from IRENA.

CSP with energy storage to ensure stable power supply

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) with thermal storage will bridge dispatchable energy gap according to data and analytics company, GlobalData.

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