26 Aug '11, 2pm

SolarReserve Gets $15M More For Solar Thermal: SolarReserve, a utility-scale solar thermal developer, just clo...

SolarReserve Gets $15M More For Solar Thermal: SolarReserve, a utility-scale solar thermal developer, just clo...

SolarReserve , a utility-scale solar thermal developer, just closed on $15 million of a $30 million round according to an SEC form D filing spotted by Green Energy Reporter . It would have been entertaining to have been a fly on the wall in that terms negotiation meeting for this Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) developer, given the current trend of large-scale CSP plants converting to flat panel solar power plants. SolarReserve of Santa Monica, California closed a $140 million venture round in 2008 and has a $737 loan guarantee offer from the DOE for a 110 megawatt molten salt storage power tower with more than 10 hours of thermal energy storage. This will be the tallest molten salt tower in the world, according to the DOE website. The firm licenses the molten salt power tower solar technology from Rocketdyne, a division of Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of UTC. SolarRe...

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greentechmedia.com 30 Aug '11, 2pm

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businessgreen.com 30 Aug '11, 11am

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solarelectricpower.org 31 Aug '11, 5pm

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treehugger.com 26 Aug '11, 4pm

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businessgreen.com 21 Aug '11, 11pm

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greentechmedia.com 18 Aug '11, 10pm

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

greentechmedia.com 18 Aug '11, 9pm

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renewableenergyworld.com 25 Aug '11, 1pm

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Mitsubishi Develops Spray On Solar

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solarfeeds.com 26 Aug '11, 3pm

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solardaily.com 02 Sep '11, 6am

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renewableenergyworld.com 18 Aug '11, 1pm

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Stanford’s Xenith: The Fastest Solar Car in the...

solarfeeds.com 27 Aug '11, 4pm

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grist.org 29 Aug '11, 8pm

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