Looking for a specific product?

Make a search for products & suppliers, articles & news.

Ground-breaking solar energy contract

“We are very proud to be part of such a ground-breaking project in the important area of renewable energy”, says Lars Renström, President and CEO of the Alfa Laval Group.

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer,centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has received an order in the US to provide Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers to the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant. The order value is substantial and well in line with the largest reported over the past 12 months. Delivery is scheduled for 2012.

“We are very proud to be part of such a ground-breaking project in the important area of renewable energy”, says Lars Renström, President and CEO of the Alfa Laval Group.

“It is a unique order in many ways; it includes a unique product and will to be used in the world’s largest solar power plant.”

The Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers, specifically developed for this application, will be the heart of the thermal storage system where heat from solar power is stored in molten salt, thereby enabling electricity production even on rainy days or at night.


The solution will allow the plant to operate for additional 6 hours on stored energy, i.e. from 12 to 18 hours – an increase of about 50 percent over normal daytime solar power production, which better matches the demands from the local power consumers.

This is the biggest solar power order so far for Alfa Laval, who has developed
solutions for solar power pilot plants during several years and has to day a number of references from countries in the world’s solar belt.

Due to a confidentiality agreement with the customer, Alfa Laval is unable to disclose the exact value of the order and the name of the customer.

Associated companies:


Related news

Latest news

Eimskip strengthens its worldwide forwarding services by acquiring the logistics company SHIP-LOG A/S in Denmark

Eimskip has strengthened its position in worldwide logistics services by acquiring 75% of the freight forwarding company SHIP-LOG. 

For Sale Assets from the former BMV LAKSEVÄG YARD in Bergen, Norway!

For Sale Assets from the former BMV LAKSEVÄG YARD in Bergen, Norway! The entire shipbuilding and fabricating facility is closing and more than 500 lots is on sale.

Servogear CPP for Seasight II - Future of the Fjords

We are proud to announce that Servogear has been chosen for the delivery of Servogear...

TechnipFMC Signs Agreement with Pall to Supply Slurry Oil Filtration Systems for Fluid Catalytic Cracking Units

The associated activities will be managed by TechnipFMC Process Technology’s center in Houston,

10 Million kroner for verification funding

The Norwegian Research Council has granted 10 million...

Hilti acquires Oglaend System Group

Oglaend System’s headquarters will remain in Klepp, 

DOF Subsea AS ("DOF Subsea" or the "Company") today announces its intention to launch an initial public offering (the "IPO") of its ordinary shares and to apply for a listing on Oslo Børs

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE,

DOF Subsea North America extends charter for Jones Act Compliant vessel Harvey Deep Sea

The Harvey Deep Sea Vessel is a Multi-Purpose DPII Construction,

Untrue rumours about an on-going incident at the Halden Research Reactor in Norway

The Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority has become aware that stories about an ongoing incident involving a “meltdown” at the Norwegian Institute for Energy Technology (IFE) reactor situated in Halden are currently ci...