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  1. Video: Jean-Philippe Denruyter, WWF’s Manager, Global Renewable Energy Policy on WWF's collaboration with the Barefoot College, India

    On the eve of the 2013 European Development Days, held in Brussels from the 26-27 November, WWF staged a debate ‘Empowering African communities to sustainable energy access’. WWF used the event to showcase their activities with Barefoot College in Madagascar. Rural electrification through renewable...
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  2. Video: Kathrin Legg, President of the Friends of Barefoot College, on training grandmothers to become solar engineers

    On the eve of the 2013 European Development Days, held in Brussels from the 26-27 November, WWF staged a debate ‘Empowering African communities to sustainable energy access’. WWF used the event to showcase their ‘Turning Grandmothers into Solar Engineers’ activities with Barefoot College in...
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  3. R&D plays a key role to decrease LCOE

    Renewable energies have suffered huge changes in recent years, increasing their competitiveness with fossil fuels in both prices and efficiency. The cost of PV has fallen by 70% in the last 12 years, whilst wind has dropped to 60% in less than 30 years. CSP has a long way to develop and room for...
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  4. CSP Today Enhanced Plant Engineering 2013: facing technical challenges in Middle East and North Africa

    The CSP potential in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region has grown with the 660 million dollars funding from the CTF (Clean Technology Fund). North African countries are now ready to achieve 1120MW of energy from CSP for the region in one of the most ambitious CSP plans worldwide. Other...
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  5. CSP Today Enhanced Plant Engineering 2013 brings together the CSP industry to optimize plant performance

    CSP Today Enhanced Plant Engineering will take place on the 12-13th November 2013, as part of the International CSP week. This event will run parallel to the 7th International Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Summit (CSP Today Sevilla). The meeting will take place at the 5 star hotel Barceló...
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  6. MENA to dominate CSP developments in Q3 and Q4 2013 – highlights of major findings from the June 2013 edition of the CSP Today Q

    Markets The June edition of the CSP Today Quarterly Update reveals that in the next five to ten years the CSP capacity of the Middle East and Northern Africa is likely to surpass the 6 GW mark. Many of these projects, located in the UAE, Egypt, Morocco, Turkey, Jordan, Tunisia and Algeria are...
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  7. CSP TODAY LATAM 2013 announces new speaker additions, enhanced program and a site visit to CSP plant “El Tesoro”

    With more than 100 attendees already confirmed, CSP TODAY LATAM 2013 has become the key event for the CSP industry in LATAM CSP Today LATAM 2013 is the first event celebrated in Antofagasta, in a series that covers the concentrated solar power (CSP) industry worldwide. On 17-18 July, the “mining...
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  8. Mining sector the biggest opportunity for PV in Chile but financing and PPAs rely on technical acumen

    A recent PV Insider webinar on the prospects for financing PV projects in Chile is now available for viewing. The 60 minute webinar addressed the forms of financing available likely to be available and the different stakeholders involved as well as the technological and project variables examined...
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  9. CSP and mining in Chile

    With a mining industry that produces 35% of the world´s copper, it is imperative for Chile´s economic growth to produce energy from a source that is secure, dispatchable and unlimited. In an exclusive online webinar last week, hosted by CSP Today, experts discussed the positive impact that solar...
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