Concentrated solar power (CSP) firm SHEC Energy has entered into a global agreement with Emerson Process Management to help bring to fruition its novel solar thermal facilities to commercial applications. SHEC claims its CSP technology can be applied to power generation in the range of 25KW to gigawatt scale. SHEC is to employ Emerson’s advanced automation services to maximize the efficiency and reliability of its planned renewable energy projects.
“Our goal is to provide the lowest cost renewable energy anywhere in the world,” said Tom Beck, SHEC Energy CEO. “Working with Emerson Process Management, one of the world’s leading process automation companies, is a key element in our strategy to operate the highest efficiency, lowest cost plants in the renewable energy industry.”
Emerson’s plant automation and control technologies is claimed to support 600GW of power-generation capacity around the world.