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CSP Alliance Issues Updated Report on Economic Value of Concentrating Solar Power with Storage

Updated report features the latest valuations of CSP with thermal storage and a new, expanded international section

September 10, 2014 – The Concentrating Solar Power Alliance (CSPA), an advocacy organization dedicated to educating U.S. regulators, utilities and grid operators about the unique benefits of Concentrating Solar Power (CSP), today issued an updated version of a technical report titled, The Economic and Reliability Benefits of CSP with Thermal Energy Storage: Literature Review and Research Needs, 2014.  First published in 2012, this revised and expanded 124 page report incorporates the latest research on the economic and reliability benefits of CSP with thermal energy storage and serves as a comprehensive guide to understanding the design and operational attributes of CSP plants with thermal energy storage.

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Concentrating Solar Power Alliance Launched

Tex Wilkins, Veteran of U.S. Department of Energy Solar Program, to Lead New Organization

March 6, 2012 – Leading concentrating solar power companies, Abengoa, BrightSource Energy, SENER and Torresol Energy today announced the formation of the Concentrating Solar Power Alliance (CSPA). The new organization is dedicated to educating U.S. regulators, utilities and grid operators about the unique benefits of concentrating solar power (CSP) and of thermal energy storage as a foundational resource for a reliable, low-carbon electricity mix and a driver of economic growth.

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