Local press sources report that the World Bank has awarded a loan of $220 million to the Egyptian grid operator for the construction of infrastructures for the evacuation of wind power in the region of Gebel el-Zeit, where the central government plans to install 2,500 MW i
According to Solar Millennium, the optimisation of CSP plants goes hand-in-hand with the progression of the industry: “CSP is the only commercially available renewable energy which contributes to security of supply and grid stability.
In the report, for each Thermal Energy Storage (TES) integer hour value, an optimal configuration was found regressively. As the model parameters were adjusted until the hours of storage reached a minimal LCOE cost.
1. What is a TMY? A Typical Meteorological Year (TMY) is a data set giving values in high time resolution. It shall well represent the characteristic meteorological conditions of average years at a site.