CSP refers to a cutting edge large scale solar tower power plant that use molten salt , which captures heat during the day so that the plant can still produce energy at night.
Molten salt is used in solar power tower systems because it provides a low-cost medium to store thermal energy and operates at temperatures that are compatible with steam turbines as well as being non-toxic and non-flammable.
On average a 19.9 MW plant is capable of producing more than 110 GWh per year as well as being able to run for up to 15 hours without any solar feed.
On an estate of 2000 hectares, the power plant will produce enough power to continuously supplies power for up to 150,000 homes and businesses, while avoiding the release of tons of carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere. This innovative technology’s power efficiency guarantees electrical production of 1.5 to 3 times more than other renewable energies.
We are currently negotiating a single site PPA for CSP with up to 150MWp which we intend to be the largest solar thermal in the African continent. The plant has the added ability to store energy through processing of salt from a solid state to liquid salt to thereby producing energy 24 hours a day 7 days a week for the life cycle station.