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Category Archives: Storage
CAISO time-of-day power prices are changing. The daily price profile now reflects a growing premium in the morning and evening hours, The profile also includes a steeper price discount in the midday hours. The new time-of-day prices represent a market incentive: ramp power supply up or down more quickly on command.
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA, announced the project. HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai was also present.
An innovative CSP storage demonstration project is being pursued by Sandia National Laboratories and Areva at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Solar Thermal Test Facility in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The CSP storage pilot project, partly funded by the DOE, uses the French industrialist’s Compact Linear Fresnel Reflector (CLFR) technology married to a molten salt test loop to reduce the cost of concentrating solar power projects.