"Concentrating Solar Thermal Power 2010" Brochure and Agenda Announced

2nd Annual Conference set for May 5- 7, 2010 in San Diego

Portland, Maine PRWeb, January 28, 2010- IntertechPira announces the brochure and complete agenda for the second annual Concentrating Solar Thermal Power conference, which focuses on the current market and recent trends, the latest issues in planning and plant proposals, regulatory concerns, finance and purchasing requirements and technical developments and materials advancements. The conference will take place from Wednesday, May 5 through Friday, May 7, 2010 at the Hotel Solamar in San Diego, California.




"Concentrating Solar Thermal Power 2010 couldn't come at a more relevant time as industry experts anticipate that installations will double this year and continue to increase capacity in the near future," said Christopher Smith, conference producer for IntertechPira. "The industry also faces many challenges including permitting, plant design and construction, reliability, thermal storage, transmission, and funding and financing. This year's conference will focus on all these issues and more and provide attendees with key information, as well as the opportunity to network with the leaders in the industry."



The program blends presentations from a government focus, including the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the California Energy Commission and the U.S. Department of Energy, with some of the most innovative companies in the industry like SolarReserve, Stirling Energy Systems Inc., BrightSource Energy, Flabeg, Abengoa Solar, ACCIONA Solar Power and eSolar. Covering the entire CSP supply chain, delegates will also hear from ACS Cobra, California BLM, Emerging Energy Research, Fluor, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, Nexant Inc., NV Energy, Orrick, Prudential Capital Group, San Diego Gas & Electric, Sandia National Laboratories, SMUD, Solar Millennium, the Western Governors' Association, Worley Parsons Group and Xcel Energy.



For an additional fee, there will be a pre-conference seminar on Wednesday, May 5 providing "An Overview of CSP: Technology, Systems, SEGS Developments, Current Project Development, and R&D" conducted by David Kearney of Kearney & Associates, Andrew McMahan of Sky Fuel and John White of the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies (CEERT).



For more information on Concentrating Solar Thermal Power 2010, visit http://www.cstpower-conference.com or visit the conference LinkedIn page at http://bit.ly/1HWjva or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/CSPsolar.



About IntertechPira

IntertechPira provides events, market research, publications, strategic and technical consulting to niche, emerging and high growth industries. Market coverage includes lighting and displays, alternative energy, home and personal care, industrial biotechnology, performance materials and chemicals. IntertechPira is a division of Pira International.

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