Concentrating Solar Power: Solar Energy on Demand Live Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 2:00pm-3:00pm EDT Developed by: AIChE Type: Live WebinarLevel: Basic Duration: 1 hour PDHs: 1.00 Share This Post: Concentrating solar power (CSP) is a solar electricity generation technology that captures and stores the sun’s energy in the form of heat, using materials that are low cost and materially stable for decades. This makes CSP with thermal energy storage (TES) an effective solution to a key challenge associated with integrating high levels of renewable energy into the electric grid -- namely how does one deliver energy from renewable, but intermittent sources, while maintaining essential reliability and stability protocols for the grid. People who may gain insight from the presentation include those 1) involved in the selection or evaluation of electric generation sources 2) interested in energy security, sustainability or carbon-emission reduction and 3) exploring the application of solar thermal technologies for process heat or power generation. Presenter(s): Craig Turchi Dr. Turchi has been with the Thermal Systems Group at NREL for the past nine years, where he leads NREL’s Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Systems Analysis task and assists with the development and assessment of heat-transfer fluids, thermal-storage concepts, and advanced power systems.Read more You will be able to download and print a certificate for PDH credits after you have attended the webinar. Register Register Do you already own this? Log In for instructions on accessing this content. Pricing AIChE Member Credits 1 AIChE Members $69.00 AIChE Undergraduate Student Members $69.00 AIChE Graduate Student Members $69.00 Non-Members $99.00 Webinar content is available with the kind permission of the author(s) solely for the purpose of furthering AIChE’s mission to educate, inform and improve the practice of professional chemical engineering. All other uses are forbidden without the express consent of the author(s).