Rioglass Solar, S.A wins the CSP Today Technology Innovation Award

By 4 October, 2014News

The ceremony took place on the 12th November at Hotel Barceló Renacimiento in Seville as part of the International CSP Week.

Thousands of online votes cast by the concentrated solar power industry were assessed by a panel of Judges comprising, Luis Crespo, President of ESTELA, Avraham Brenmiller, CEO at Brenmiller Energy, Eduardo Zarza, Head of Solar Concentrating Systems at CIEMAT, Manuel Blanco, Solar Thermal Group Leader at CSIRO and Manuel Silva, Professor at University of Sevilla.

Rioglass Solar S.A. is an international company offering high quality receiver tubes and concentrating mirrors for concentrated solar power and concentrated photovoltaic technology. Founded in 2007, it now is the leading supplier of concentrating mirrors and CSP receiver tubes in the world with modern production facilities in Spain, the United States and South Africa, and with worldwide presence in the CSP market. Rioglass Solar offers the best economic solutions based on innovative designs and concepts combined with a highly automated production capacity to produce high quality products with top performance for our customers worldwide.

Innovation is embedded in the company´s culture. Rioglass Solar was the first company to introduce the tempered parabolic mirrors to the market as well as the first to commercially deploy heliostat mirror facets with an integrated support structure. The UVAC 6 G is the stateof- the-art solution offered by Rioglass Solar for receiver tubes.

Over 6 million parabolic trough mirrors of Rioglass Solar have been installed worldwide as well as numerous mirrors and mirror solutions for different CSP technologies such as parabolic trough, dish Stirling, Heliostat mirrors and linear Fresnel, as well as for different CPV applications.

The judges decided that Rioglass Solar deserved the award for their continuous improvement of quality of their products and the solution provided for the construction of more precise heliostats. This is key to improve the technology of central receiver and the heliostats field.

The CSP Today International Awards are granted to companies that excel in the industry and truly deserve an award for their great efforts on getting CSP further down the competitive route. Those exceptional companies were recognized on the 12th of November during the CSP Today International Awards Ceremony in Sevilla.

The Awards Ceremony has been organized by CSP Today in conjunction with the International CSP Week, 11-14 November, with over 400 attendees.

For more information, please contact:

J. van Schijndel
Rioglass Solar International
+32 (0)277 245 00
press@rioglass.com