Cobra Group is a subsidiary company within the Industrial Services Group of ACS. It has an extensive experience in the development of services and maintenance activities to support the industry and engineering in the development of projects.
The CSP Today World Map is a unique document that contains a world map showing 230 plants in planning, construction or operation. The leading reference tool also includes detailed maps for the main CSP markets including USA, Spain, Australia, China and MENA.
However, despite this progress the long-term sustainability of CSP is by no means guaranteed. Reducing LCOE is a priority if CSP has any hope of competing with the dwindling prices and fierce competition from photovoltaics.
As the development of large-scale CSP projects begins in the United States, the ability to accurately determine the performance characteristics in the efficiency, heat losses and overall power output of plants under operation is essential for generating widespread confidence in CSP technologies.
One of the companies who have recently secured DoE backing with a loan guarantee is celebrating their ground-breaking ceremony today. With over $2.1bl in founding, this plant will be the largest in the world at 1GW once it is complete.