03 Jul '12, 2pm

ESolar’s Bet on Modular Solar Power Towers With Storage: NREL’s just-released Renewable Electricity Futures st...

ESolar’s Bet on Modular Solar Power Towers With Storage: NREL’s just-released Renewable Electricity Futures st...

NREL’s just-released Renewable Electricity Futures study concluded the most abundant U.S. renewable resource is solar. The U.S. technical potential of utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) was estimated at 80,000 gigawatts. Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) was 37,000 gigawatts. Distributed PV was estimated at 700 gigawatts. The U.S. needs about 1100 gigawatts of electricity production capacity, so the race is on between PV and CSP to capture the market that other utility-scale renewables don’t. BrightSource , SolarReserve and Abengoa, emerging forces in CSP solar power tower technology, are working on large-scale technologies. ESolar is going the other way. “What is so unique about our technology is the modular nature of it and the scalability,” explained eSolar President/CEO John Van Scoter . “Instead of one-size-fits-all,” he said, “we can literally build these up just like bui...

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