Dubai starts fourth phase of giant concentrated solar plant

The 700MW project is part of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, claimed to be the biggest of its kind in the world

South America’s first solar thermal plant online

A solar thermal plant believed to be the first in South America has now officially gone online. Spanish firm Abengoa designed and built the 10MW plant for Minera El Tesoro to supply clean thermal energy. Located in the Antofagasta region in Chile, the plant consists of 1,280 solar thermal collector modules (pictured) and has been […]

Is the Ocean key to clean energy?

Using the world’s oceans for energy could be the start to solving many other problems. That’s the view of the US based Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTEC), which has just launched a publicity campaign to highlight what can be done. The company which is headed by scientists believes the untapped potential from the world’s oceans […]