SENER and Torresol win CSP Today Award

SENER and Torresol Energy, the company leader in Concentrated Solar Power, a joint venture between SENER and Masdar received the US CSP Today Award in the categories of Engineering Firm of the Year and Commercialized Technology Innovation of the Year category, respectively. SENER and Torresol Energy were given these awards as a result of their innovations developed for Gemasolar, the first commercial Concentrated Solar Power plant in the world to use central tower technology with a molten salt receiver and thermal storage system. SENER has been responsible for providing the technology and the engineering detail design; they also led the EPC and commissioning works of the plant.  Located in Fuentes de Andalucía, Spain, Gemasolar was successfully commissioned last May and boasts 19.9MW of power. Mercedes Sierra, SENER’s CEO in San Francisco and Felicia Bellows, Torresol Energy’s Vice-president of Development, also from San Francisco, accepted the awards.

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