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Combined Solar Power and Desalination Plants: Update on the MED-CSD Project (2009)

Submitted by Hans Craen on May 14, 2009

This presentation from 2009 provides an update of the MED-CSD project. The main aim of this project is the assessment of the technico-economic potential of CSP for electricity and desalination in the Mediterranean region. The presentation first gives a global overview by linking the regions suffering from water scarcity with the global potential for concentrating solar power.

An Overview of CSP in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East (2008)

Submitted by Hans Craen on May 6, 2009

This document from 2008 gives a comprehensive overview of CSP development in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. The paper first looks into the key drivers and key inhibitors that impact the growth of CSP. Particular attention is given to the cost factor of CSP such as initial investment costs and the operating & maintenance costs.

Abu Dhabi: Residential City with Solar Water Heating Systems

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on April 16, 2009

 Modern Residential CityModern Residential City for 25,000 people in 48 buildings on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi City, United Arab Emirates, shoud be supplied with solar heated water. Photo: Millennium Energy Industries

Thermosiphon Systems from New Caledonia

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on July 12, 2008

Sun Ray at Intersolar 2008Williams Danger and Caroline Hubert of Sun Ray, a manufacturer of thermosiphon systems, came to Intersolar from New Caledonia, east of Australia, making them the solar thermal exhibitor farthest from home. Photo: Bärbel Epp

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