20 Feb '12, 3pm

Cleaning up Electricity: California solar energy programs

Cleaning up Electricity: California solar energy programs

Solar thermal energy; Credit: Shutterstock California environment friendly legislation, that combines market based incentives as the proverbial carrot and regulatory requirements as the stick, have brought about a renewable energy boom. The world's biggest solar project, Mojave Solar Park, is located in Mojave Desert in California. This mega solar plant can generate 553 MW and covers 2300 Hectares, the power and land covered being the world's largest. The solar thermal power facility is being constructed for Pacific Gas and Electric by Solel Inc. One reason solar power in California has been growing rapidly is because of the States implementation of the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS). RPS is a regulation that requires increased supply of renewable energy to end customers by utility companies. California implementation was finalized in an executive order signed by Gover...

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