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Sener awarded its largest contract to date

By Gerald Ondrey |

Sener Ingeniería y Sistemas, S.A. (Madrid, Spain; www.sener.es) has been awarded the supply contract for high accuracy two axes drives for the 2,650 heliostats in the Gemasolar central tower concentration solar energy plant that is being built in Seville, Spain. This is the biggest contract awarded to date for two axes drives for heliostats, which makes Sener the world leader in the design, manufacture and supply of this high precision equipment.  The Gemasolar plant, belonging to Torresol Energy, is a pioneer in its sector, as it is the first commercial plant in the world with a Central Tower Receiver with molten salt technology. The plant is currently being built in Fuentes de Andalucía (Seville) and will be finished in 2011 (CE, February, p. 11) . Sener Ingeniería y Sistemas is a state of the art company that is in the vanguard of Concentration Solar Power (CSP) technology, both in Cylindrical Parabolic Collectors and in Central Tower Receiver plants, thanks to an ambitious program of innovating technology developments, aimed at obtaining large scale electricity from solar energy, making the company the leader in cost-efficient solar innovations. Pioneer in renewable energies in Spain, Sener is already…
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