The report was prepared by Wen Zhang, a consultant with the German company Fitchtner. A PPT file is also provided here to summarize the long word document, and it was prepared by Wen Zhang and Dr. Ole Langniss jointly.
This study provides a summary assessment of four major concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies and a review of major projects built mainly in USA and Spain. The cost of these CSP projects is compared and analyzed. Based on these information, a preliminary feasibility study of a CSP project in China is prepared to indicate the enormous market potential of CSP technology.