10 Aug '11, 6pm

GE Increases Stake in eSolar, New Brightsource Solar Thermal Includes Energy ...: Concentrating Solar Power (CSP...

Massive Solar Plants Modified to Accommodate Wildlife Earlier this week, we reported on two massive solar projects that are approved to move forward in California's Carrizo Plain in San Luis Obispo County, California: SunPower's 250 megawatt (MW) California Valley Solar Ranch and First Solar's 550 MW Topaz Solar Farm. The combined 800 MW solar plants will turn the Carrizo Plain into a major renewable energy hub, exceeding all of California's distributed solar. Sunpower (NASDAQ: SPWRA) and First Solar (NASDAQ: FSLR) have reached an agreement with Defenders of Wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity, and the Sierra Club which will allow the projects to move forward while protecting the area's wildlife. Over 9,000 acres will be added to the 17,000 acres of land required to be permanently protected and preserved, for a total of 40 square miles. 30 miles of fencing will b...

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550 MW First Solar Plant Gets Green Light The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) has given First Solar approval for yet ano...

Outlook Bright for Molten Salt Thermal Energy Storage as Concentrated Solar Power Grows

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cleantechnica.com 11 Aug '11, 7am

Photo Credit: Tom Raftery/Flickr Construction of concentrated solar power (CSP) plants will drive global demand for molten...

GE Invests Up to $40 Million in eSolar, Takes Partnership to Next Level...

GE Invests Up to $40 Million in eSolar, Takes P...

treehugger.com 08 Aug '11, 8pm

"Our partnership with GE moves our innovative technology to the next stage. Together, we are able to bring to market a pow...

Ford offers solar power to Focus Electric customers: Ford has teamed up with SunPower to offer rooftop solar pan...

Ford offers solar power to Focus Electric custo...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 10 Aug '11, 4pm

Ford has teamed up with SunPower to offer rooftop solar panels to its customers of the forthcoming Focus Electric due to b...

China poised to double solar capacity by year’s end #energy #cleanenergy #solar #renewables #solarpower

China poised to double solar capacity by year’s...

renewableenergymagazine.com 13 Aug '11, 5pm

China will double its solar capacity to around 2 GW by the end of the year as the world's largest solar-panel maker ramps ...

BrightSource Adds Storage to Its Solar Thermal CSP: A common refrain about the limitations of solar power is t...

BrightSource Adds Storage to Its Solar Thermal ...

greentechmedia.com 03 Aug '11, 4pm

CSP power tower plant in Seville, Spain offers 24 hours of uninterrupted operation . The 19.9-megawatt steam turbine can s...

Ford Focus Electric will offer solar home option

Ford Focus Electric will offer solar home option

green.autoblog.com 10 Aug '11, 4pm

Here Comes the Sun: Ford and SunPower Team up to Let Focus Electric Customers 'Drive Green for Life' Ford and SunPower tea...

Pennsylvania Wants Beacon Power’s Flywheel Energy Storage

Pennsylvania Wants Beacon Power’s Flywheel Ener...

cleantechnica.com 11 Aug '11, 10am

excel at this requirement. Response times are measured in fractions of a second. “This is remarkable new technology that w...

DP World launches pilot project to harness solar power at busy India terminal - Renewable Energy Magazine (press...

DP World launches pilot project to harness sola...

renewableenergymagazine.com 13 Aug '11, 5pm

The solar power system has a capacity of 3,000 watts and has been set up at the engineering workshop within the DP World N...

Ford, SunPower Want to Plug Homes, Electric Cars into Solar Energy

Ford, SunPower Want to Plug Homes, Electric Car...

greenbiz.com 10 Aug '11, 7pm

Ford Motor Co. and home solar panel company SunPower have formed a partnership to grow the solar market alongside electric...

Solar firm BrightSource Energy expands manageme...

greenbang.com 16 Aug '11, 9pm

Dib is responsible for developing industrial and enhanced oil recovery markets for BrightSource. Prior to joining BrightSo...

The Israel Connection: Solar Power and Energy Independence

The Israel Connection: Solar Power and Energy I...

cleantechnica.com 12 Aug '11, 2pm

Concentrated solar power technology in Israel's Negev Desert Energy independence and climate change are two of the biggest...

First Takes: Ford Moves into Home Solar Business; Big Poultry's Big Problems, and More...

First Takes: Ford Moves into Home Solar Busines...

greenbiz.com 10 Aug '11, 3pm

• Ford Moves in to Solar Sales with SunPower Partnership: Ford and SunPower today are unveiling an innovative partnership ...

BrightSource Planning 2nd Huge Solar Power Plant in California, Bigger One

BrightSource Planning 2nd Huge Solar Power Plan...

cleantechnica.com 09 Aug '11, 12am

The plant design for this new project has been altered to address environmental concerns and to make the plant more land-e...

Dark Day for Solar Thermal: Solar Trust Switche...

greentechmedia.com 18 Aug '11, 9pm

Solar Trust said today that it will convert a 500 megawatt solar thermal power plant it had been planning in Blythe, Calif...