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100 MW CSP goes into operation

m.engineeringnews.co.za/article/100-mw-csp-project-developed-by-black-owned-ipp-enters-commercial-operation-2018-11-30 <m.engineeringnews.co.za/page/menu&url=/article/100-mw-csp-project-developed-by-black-owned-ipp-enters-commercial-operation-2018-11-30> BACK Full access to Engineering News Subscribe Now <forms.creamermedia.co.za/view.php?id=125066> <www.engineeringnews.co.za/adcentre/rv/en/www/delivery/ck.php?oaparams=2__bannerid=1813__zoneid=75__cb=d537bb40f6__oadest=https%3A%2F%2Fbit.ly%2F2CkZmbd> 100 MW CSP project, developed by black-owned IPP, enters commercial operation 30th November 2018 BY: TERENCE CREAMER <m.engineeringnews.co.za/author.php?u_id=13> CREAMER MEDIA EDITOR [image: The Ilanga CSP1] The Ilanga CSP1
A new 100 MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant, developed by black-owned independent power producer (IPP) Emvelo, officially entered into commercial operation this week, providing Eskom with a new dispatchable generation option at a time of severe supply-side constraints.
Located in Upington, in the Northern Cape, the R11-billion Ilanga CSP1 plant employs parabolic-trough technology and incorporates five hours of storage, which enables the power station to dispatch electricity during the evening peak and long after the sun sets. ADVERTISEMENT

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