The Solar Research Facilities of the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) are among the most advanced laboratories in the world for concentrated solar energy research. A major feature of the Unit is a SolarPower Tower containing a field of 64 large, multi-faceted mirrors (heliostats), each measuring 7 X 8 meters. A picture of the Solar [...]
Latest SF-1136SX CPV array delivers very high efficiency and comes pre-assembled, ensuring rapid installation SolFocus announced today its latest Concentrator Photovoltaic (CPV) solution — the SF-1136SX. The new SolFocus CPV array produces more power and also reduces field assembly time by over 50%, allowing for extremely rapid installation at much lower cost. The new design [...]
Skyline Solar today announced that the company has been awarded three new patents, including two through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Officeâ€™s (USPTO) Green Technology Pilot Program, bringing the total number of patents related to the companyâ€™s field-proven concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) systems to seven. The patents cover 108 specific claims related to innovations that reduce [...]
Solar Millennium AG issues new corporate bond for the development and realization of major solar power plants in the U.S.
Imperial Valley Solar Project Acquired by AES Solar
The Martin Next Generation Solar Energy Center will be the second largest solar facility in the world and the largest solar plant of any kind outside of California.
FLORENCE, ITALY and SEVILLE, SPAINâ€”The role of concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) in global renewable energy supply depends upon positive regulatory environments that encourage investment and the availability of proven technologies that efficiently meet capital investment and operating expenditure objectives.
Phoenix, Arizona,Â -EnviroMission Limited to maintain ownership of China Solar Tower development rights. EnviroMission owns the rights to develop Solar Tower renewable energy power station technology in China and is party to a 20% non-diluting, free carried agreement to develop Solar Towers in China with Shanghai based EnviroMission investor/shareholder, Mr. Guo Xiang Ma, Chairman, Shanghai Xiang [...]
The University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) has announced that the construction of a 2.8MW fuel cell with enough capacity to power 2,800 homes has begun on its campus as part of a renewable-energy project with the City of San Diego and BioFuels Energy to turn waste methane gas from the Point Loma [...]
Etrion Corp., an independent solar power producer, has completed the Matino solar park in Puglia, Italy. The Matino park has a total capacity of 1 MW and is expected to produce over 1.7 million kWh of electricity and more than 600,000 euros of earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization per year.
(Phoenix, AZ) â€“ Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz)Â has announced the use of a $1 million grant for a project to make large-scale solar electricity generation more cost-effective. Pioneered by internationally recognized and celebrated University of Arizona (UA) researcher Roger Angel, the â€œenergy telescopeâ€ project uses principals of optics and large telescope design in an innovative way [...]
Loan proceeds will be used for the construction of Solana, the largest concentrating solar power plant in the world The total investment will amount around $2 billion Abengoa Solar announced today that it has finalized $1.45 billion financing to build Solana, the worldâ€™s largest parabolic trough concentrating solar plant. This plant, with a total investment [...]
Solar thermal power project to use advanced US-developed technology with integrated energy storage,construction scheduled to begin mid-2011 U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar approved the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project located in Nye County near Tonopah, Nevada. With this authorization, SolarReserve, a U.S. developer of utility-scale solar thermal [...]