Introduction to Concentrated Solar Power

WACSP86
(New Energy)

Course Overview

This course includes 11 modules of training and an applied business case delivered during one week. The program starts with an introduction of the CSP technology from the first plants until todays technology and the description of the main parameters to be considered when assessing the solar resource for a given site. In the next modules the audience will learn about the different CSP technologies (tower, trough and fresnel) and the O&M strategies. After that, the instructors will describe the typical contracting strategies, the different project phases from feasibility study to the plant being put in operation and will provide insight of the most relevant lessons learnt in some of the key projects so far. Finally, a business case study will be presented as an example including CAPEX estimation and LCOE calculation.

Course Length

5

Course Director

Jose Maria Mendez

Certifications

Upon completion, you will receive a Worley Academy Certificate of Completion.

Course Schedule