Solar

Mirrored Sunshine: The Spanish Solar Thermal Power Race Is On

[Renewable Energy World] Spain’s revised renewables regulation, introduced in March 2004, established Europe’s first feed-in tariff for concentrated solar power (CSP). From less than 200 MW of projects on the table, a further 800 MW has since come out of the woodwork. Now, with 11 MW already going up and 150 MW close to receiving building orders, Spanish renewables players think the country is on the point of a CSP boom. But with no commercial scale CSP capacity yet online, and no industrial supply chain yet in operation, the sector still has to prove it can work. …