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The manual that puts CSP ahead of other energy technologies

CSP, like most sources of energy, has been subject to its fair share of scientific studies and research papers. There’s a large body of research covering everything from solar fields to heat transfer fluids. But a CSP study published in June was something out of the ordinary. 

Titled Concentrating Solar...

Solar
Energy storage: where lithium-ion fits in

Energy storage is headed for prime time as western nations emerge from coronavirus lockdowns and set about creating financial stimulus packages to revive flagging economies. 

COVID-19 has not only laid bare the need for more sustainable economic foundations to support public healthcare services but also seemingly sounded a death knell...

Energy Storage
Hydrogen
Strategies to power desalination with solar technology

Desalination of seawater is becoming essential as demand for freshwater expands well beyond the capacity of current reserves to sustain it. But on its own, desalination threatens to help feed the catastrophic climate change that is helping to accelerate water scarcity around the globe. 

Desalination is notoriously energy intensive, and...

Solar
Water
The big markets for desalination in the 2020s

The global desalination market appears is on a roll. One report predicts a compound annual growth rate of 7.7%, equal to a yearly investment in desalination of USD$27 billion by 2025. A range of factors is driving this growth.

On the demand side, readily available fresh water is becoming...

Water
Desalination