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Vast Solar agrees joint venture with 1414 Degrees to progress Port Augusta project

Vast Solar is pleased to announce it will be co-developing the Aurora Energy Project (Aurora) through its acquisition of 50% of the shares in Silicon Aurora Pty Ltd (Silicon Aurora) from 1414 Degrees (14D) for $2.5 million. The agreement is [...]

Vast Solar pushes ahead with ‘world-class’ solar thermal project

Originally published in pv magazine, authored by David Carroll. Australian solar thermal specialist Vast Solar has announced plans to build a 20MW concentrated solar thermal power plant with more than eight hours of energy storage near Port Augusta in South [...]

Vast Solar reboots Port August solar thermal plans, with $110m federal funds

Originally published in Renew Economy, authored by Sophie Vorrath. Plans to build a solar thermal power plant in Port Augusta are back on the table, after local outfit Vast Solar was awarded federal government backing to build a 20MW project [...]

Vast Solar integrates synchronous condensers into solar thermal projects

In an important breakthrough for the energy transition, concentrating solar thermal power (CSP) projects, such as those being developed by Vast Solar, can operate as synchronous condensers even when the CSP is not generating by using Doosan Škoda Power turbines [...]

New Energy Update – CSP Today, November 2019

Vast Solar in talks with Australian mining groups for first CSP plant Nov 14, 2019 Modular CSP developer Vast Solar sees Australia's mining sector as the greatest deployment opportunity before wind and PV growth creates wholesale market openings, Craig Wood, [...]

International success – Forbes Advocate

Jemalong solar project wins international award for solar breakthrough Breakthrough solar technology developed on a property near Forbes has earned an international industry honour. Concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) company Vast Solar was awarded the Technology Innovation Award at the [...]

PV Magazine Australia – Vast Solar wins International Energy Award

https://www.pv-magazine-australia.com/2019/10/09/csp-innovator-vast-solar-wins-international-energy-award/

BREAKING NEWS! Vast Solar wins IEA SolarPACES 2019 Technology Award

Vast Solar Media Release: 8 October 2019 Australian cleantech firm wins global innovation award Breakthrough solar energy generation and storage technology developed in Australia has won the Technology Innovation Award at the International Energy Agency’s SolarPACES 2019 conference. Australian concentrated [...]

Project Director Kurt Drewes explains how CSP works – ABC Central West

Kurt Drewes explains how CSP works

23-04-2019 Australian Financial Review – Solar thermal has big future despite SA project collapse: adviser

Angela Macdonald-Smith Senior Resources Writer Apr 23, 2019 — 12.00am Australia risks missing out on a highly promising renewable energy source if it turns its back on solar thermal technology because of the collapse of SolarReserve's high-profile $650 million project in South [...]

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