US awards $24m to advance next-gen concentrating solar-thermal power tech

Five of the projects will focus on advancing industrial uses for this technology, specifically in the cement, hydrogen and chemicals sectors

EU bank gives South Africa €50m for first solar tower

An EU bank is giving a €50 million (£39.9 million) fund to South Africa for its first solar tower initiative. The 50MW Khi Solar One project will consist of a 200m high tower and more than 4,500 heliostats, which are large moving mirrors, to reflect light onto the tower. The plant will use concentrated solar […]