SolFocus developing cross-border CPV plant Companies mentioned: SolFocus, Grupo Musa, Semprius, Siemens Venture Capital, ARCH Venture Partners and Intersouth Partners
CPV Intelligence Brief 28 March – 10 April 2012
Every country has a different combination of incentives to develop PV. These can be both natural - like South Africa’s perfect insolation - and legislative. Here’s what makes South Africa an attractive market for solar developers.
Getting CPV projects off the ground is seemingly more difficult than ever. Could a consortium approach to finance and technology acceptance be the answer?
ABB has developed and tested alongside wire and cable specialists, Borealis and Borouge, a 525 kilovolt (kV) extruded high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cable system. The new initiative claims will more than double the power capacity to about 2,600 MW from 1,000 MW.