solar thermal power plants

At the beginning of 2011 due to GTM Research concentrating solar power plants (CSP) with a total capacity of nearly 20 GW were under construction worldwide. 11 GW are located in the U.S., 4,5 GW in Spain, and 2.5 GW in China.

CSP Plants under construction (01/2011). GTM Research
CSP Plants under construction (01/2011). GTM Research
source: Germany Trade & Invest; Nov. 2011
*) source: Germany Trade & Invest; Nov. 2011