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Vast Solar to develop CSP Gigafactory after successful prototype facility in Queensland

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Vast Solar has successfully manufactured its world-leading concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) technology at its Prototype Manufacturing Facility in Goodna, Queensland, paving the way for full-scale manufacturing plants in Australia that will employ dozens of skilled workers. Vast Solar’s Australian technology generates [...]

Vast Solar consortium selected by US Government for US$2.3m project as company expands into rapidly growing market   

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Australian cleantech company Vast Solar is part of a consortium that will receive US$2.3 million from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office to advance the development of concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) technology, which will help support [...]

Vast Solar to Develop CSP Gigafactory after Successful Prototype Facility in Queensland  

Press Releases|

Vast Solar has successfully manufactured its world-leading concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) technology at its Prototype Manufacturing Facility in Goodna, Queensland, paving the way for full-scale manufacturing plants in Australia that will employ dozens of skilled workers.    Vast Solar’s Australian [...]

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

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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

Port Augusta Media, Press Releases|

Originally published in pv magazine, authored by David Carroll. Australian solar thermal specialist Vast Solar has announced plans to build a 30MW concentrated solar thermal power plant with more than eight hours of energy storage near Port Augusta in South [...]

Vast Solar to build world-leading solar thermal project in South Australia

Port Augusta Media, Press Releases|

Vast Solar has received Australian Government backing to build a concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) plant in Port Augusta, South Australia. The plant will generate clean, low-cost, reliable power, and catalyse an export-focussed renewables manufacturing industry.  Through its 2022-23 Budget [...]

Vast Solar integrates synchronous condensers into solar thermal projects

Port Augusta Media, Press Releases|

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 [...]

Vast Solar one of first Australian firms to be nominated as Bloomberg New Energy Finance Pioneer

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Australian clean energy firm Vast Solar is one of just 23 companies globally to be shortlisted as a finalist by Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s (BNEF) Pioneers 2022 program.  BNEF Pioneers recognises “a group of game-changing technologies or innovations annually – [...]

New Energy Update – CSP Today, November 2019

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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

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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 [...]

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