Best Building of the Year

Best Building of the Year

Best Building of the Year 2015: The Interlace / Singapore / OMA / Ole Scheeren

What will be the world’s best building of the year 2016? An happiness center in Bhutan, a silo adjoining chapel in Chile or the Chanel shop in Amsterdam with its enchanting brick facade?

This week the nominees have been announced for the World Architecture Festival Awards (WAF), the largest architectural awards festival in the world. In November the award ceremony will be in Berlin. Read More

Investments CSP rocking

renewables, CSP, Concentrated Solar Plant, Investment, Fossil, Chile, Abengoa

Chile Promotes Non-Conventional Renewable Energies by giving the energy plant order to Abengoa for their Concentrated Power Plant

There are more and more stories of Concentrated Solar Plant (CSP) overruling fossils. The interest on investments in Concentrated Solar Power Plant are artificially high.

In 2014 Chile wrote a tender for a large energy plant. Both fossil and renewable players were invited to subscribe.

Abengoa – one of the largest providers of CSP plants – has won the tender with a combination of PV and CSP to 11.5 cents per kWh. The kWh price is still too high because banks are still asking ‘risk’ interests for the investments.  Read More