13 Jun 2013 10:06:21
MENA to dominate CSP developments in Q3 and Q4 2013 – highlights of major findings from the June 2013 edition of the CSP Today Quarterly Update
The June edition of the CSP Today Quarterly Update reveals that in the next five to ten years the CSP capacity of the Middle East and Northern Africa is likely to surpass the 6 GW mark. Many of these projects, located in the UAE, Egypt, Morocco, Turkey, Jordan, Tunisia and Algeria are expected to release tenders and expressions of interests before the end of 2013 and early 2014, making it a busy third and fourth quarter for 2013.
The CSP Today Quarterly Update provides detailed analysis of twelve markets which have experienced the most change over the past quarter and are likely to remain central for the remainder of the year.
Coverage of the biggest developments since March 2013, including:
- ACWA’s successful financial close of the 160 MW Ourzazate Project in Morocco and 50 MW Bokpoort CSP project in South Africa
- Jordon narrows selection of CSP developers for the Ma’an region to two candidates
- Shams 1 connects to the grid in Abu Dhabi becoming the world’s largest operational CSP plant
- How bankable is the 25 GW allocation for CSP in Saudi Arabia?
- Will South Africa receive further allocations for CSP development before 2017?
- Fort Irwin, Rio Mesa, Hidden Hills: what impact will the suspension of these behemoth CSP projects have on the future of American CSP?
- Where to now for Spanish CSP?
Detailed project pipelines for over 250 CSP projects around the world in 30 markets.
The quarterly update also reveals that tower will dominate the future CSP landscape with close to 6 GW in the early planning and development stages, compared to just over 4.5 GW for parabolic trough.
Which markets are the most likely to generate revenue in the next five years? CSP Today surveys 300 industry candidates to find out with some interesting results. Saudi Arabia, Chile, Morocco, the USA, India and South Africa top the list of countries expected to be the main revenue generators by 2018.