Energy and Climate


Sandia-AREVA Commission Solar Thermal/Molten Salt Energy-Storage Demonstration

AREVA and Sandia began operations of their molten salt energy-storage demonstration plant designed specifically for use with AREVA’s compact linear Fresnel reflector (CLFR) technology. Funded partially by DOE, this full-scale project is being carried out at Sandia’s National Solar Thermal Test Facility (NSTTF) in Albuquerque. Thanks to their significant collaboration, AREVA’s solar team and Sandia’s […]

CSP Industry Links

On September 26, 2012, in

Please note that by clicking the links below, you will be redirected to a non-federal Web site. The following sites are subject to the DOE disclaimer. Trough Systems CLFR Power Towers Acciona Abengoa Sener Solar Millennium SkyFuel Siemens Ausra SPG/Mann SkyFuel Abengoa Brightsource Energy SolarReserve eSolar Dish Engine Systems Molten Salt Components   CleaNergy Schlaich […]

Areva Solar and Sandia Labs Join Forces for CLFR Molten-Salt Storage

Areva Solar is collaborating with Sandia National Laboratories on a new concentrated solar power (CSP) installation with thermal energy storage. The CSP storage project combines Areva’s modular Compact Linear Fresnel Reflector (CLFR) solar design with Sandia Labs’ proven molten-salt storage system. This will be the first CSP integration with Sandia Labs’ Molten-Salt Test Loop System […]



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