CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER IN THE MENA REGION<BACK
Report Name : CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER IN THE MENA REGION
Reporter/Writer : Kanav Duggal, MESIA & Dr. Nicolas Calvet, Chair of Masdar Institute Solar Platform (MISP)
Year : 2018
Venue : Dubai
1. CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER IN THE MENA REGION
1.1 An introduction to Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)
2. HOW IT WORKS?
3. CSP PROJECTS IN THE MENA REGION
3.1 Shams 1 Project
3.2 Noor Ouarzazate & Noor Midelt
4. CHALLENGES TO DEPLOYMENT
4.1 Project Costs and Supply Chain
4.2 Lack of Funding to Support R&D
4.3 Financing and Project Risk
5. HOW TO OVERCOME THESE CHALLENGES?
6. WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD?
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