Wednesday, April 29, 2015

SolarReserve receives Edison Award for molten salt storage technology for … – SolarServer

SolarReserve LLC (Santa Monica, CA, USA), a developer of solar thermal power plants (CSP) and solar heating -Save, has been awarded the internationally renowned Edison Award in silver.

The award is presented to economic innovation, creativity and inventiveness. The Edison Award is one of the highest honors that can get a company of innovation, stressed Solar Reserve.

The award is named after Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) whose inventions, product development methods and achievements literally changed the world. He had logged 1,093 US patents.

solar thermal power plants with energy storage cover baseload and make balancing energy available

The more electricity generated from renewable energy sources, the more important storage technology for renewable power plants to compensate for the fluctuating power generation to supply at peak load times electricity and to strengthen the network.

Solar Reserve has more than 50 patents in the US and worldwide for its development in the US technology. It allows you to cover the base load as well as the provision of balancing power with renewable energy and can compete with traditional fossil fuel power plants and nuclear power plants, the company emphasizes.

Currently, Solar Reserve has indicated that most projects with a total value of over 1.8 billion US dollars in the construction or operation.

technology solves related problems associated with renewable electricity generation

“We are honored to receive the Edison Award. The jury thus recognizes our success in the development and commercialization of our breakthrough technology, which related problems associated with renewable electricity generation solves, “said managing director Kevin Smith.

04/29/2015 | Source: Solar Reserve, LLC | © Heindl Server GmbH

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