MENA CSP KIP Newsletter 10/07/2017
Welcome to the third edition of the MENA CSP Knowledge and Innovation Program Newsletter!
A Word with Michael Taylor, Senior Analyst, Renewable Cost Status and Outlook, IRENA
“CSP provides dispatchable, CO2 free generation that allows us to balance the grid; providing the flexibility we need to have a higher share of variable renewables”
CSP costs are expected to range from 6 to 10 US$ cents per kWh depending on solar resources and local conditions.
Recommendations from around the web:
Solar Energy – the key to tackle climate change and meeting increasing energy demands by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority.
“The UAE has prepared itself to bid farewell to the last drop of oil by investing in solar projects to reduce energy consumption and preserve natural resources.”