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Heliogen achieves breakthrough temperatures greater than 1,000°C from its concentrating solar thermal technology

Heliogen, a Bill Gates-backed U.S. clean energy company developing concentrated solar power focused on commercially replacing fossil fuels in industrial processes, announced its launch and that it has, for the first time commercially, concentrated solar energy to exceed temperatures greater than 1,000 degrees Celsius.

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CSIRO installs solar thermal plant for Cyprus Institute to undertake joint solar research

Australia’s CSIRO scientists have designed and installed a solar field in Cyprus which places the island nation at the frontier of solar energy research in Europe.

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Peugeot selects Gemasolar plant in Spain as backdrop to advertise new Hybrid car

The 19.9 MW Gemasolar thermoelectric solar plant near Seville in southern Spain’s Andalucia province,  owned by Torresol Energy and developed by SENER  has been chosen as the backdrop for the ad campaign of the car manufacturer Peugeot, advertising its new 308 R Hybrid which will make its debut at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show.

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WFC report: $13 billion investment towards a 42% RE target by 2020 in Morocco

The World Future Council has released its latest report 100% Renewable Energy: Boosting Development in Morocco, which provides an analysis on the current situation of the energy sector of Morocco and derives policy recommendations for a just transition towards 100% Renewable Energy.

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SwRI receives $9.9 million from U.S. DOE to improve solar plant efficiency

Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has been awarded $4.9 million by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of a $9.9 million continuation contract to manufacture and test a high-efficiency supercritical CO2 (sCO2) hot gas turbo-expander and compact heat exchangers for concentrating solar power (CSP) plants.

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