Tag: concentrated solar power

Dubai inaugurates a large CSP project

Dubai has launched the world’s largest concentrated solar power (CSP) plant as part of the 950 MW fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in the UAE. The vice president and prime minister of the UAE launched the project. Three hybrid technologies are included in the fourth phase: 250 MW of photovoltaic solar panels, a 100 MW CSP tower, and a 600 MW parabolic basin complex.

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ENGIE acquires 100 MW concentrated solar power project in South Africa

ENGIE has finalised an agreement to acquire a 40 per cent equity stake from Abengoa in Xina Solar One, which is a concentrated solar project with a capacity of 100 MW. ENGIE has also acquired a share of 46 per cent of the operations and maintenance company. The plant is located in the Northern Cape of South Africa, where ENGIE’s 100 MW Kathu CSP plant is also located.

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