05 Mar '12, 5pm

Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One: The Solar Power Plant That Could: Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One (AVSR1), an...

Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One: The Solar Power Plant That Could: Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One (AVSR1), an...

Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One (AVSR1) , an enormous 230-megawatt (AC) solar power plant, continues to rise from the desert floor, despite obstacles coming from many directions. First Solar continues to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for Exelon and has said the project is 28 percent complete and on track for inauguration of its first phase in September. None of the 3.7 million cadmium telluride panels had been installed as of the project’s March 2 press preview, but thousands of 50-panel cartons sat on pallets around the plant’s field, on which a quarter of the project’s 90,000+ posts and a quarter of its 90,000+ brackets had been installed. Sixteen percent of the AC line trenches and 13 percent of the DC line trenches had been dug. A quarter of the 49 electronics vaults were built. The substation and the operations and maintenance buildi...

Full article: http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/Antelope-Vall...

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cleantechnica.com 07 Mar '12, 7pm

The Patton Wind Farm, which I mentioned in a wind energy project roundup a couple months ago, is going up now and should b...

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cleantechnica.com 09 Mar '12, 3pm

yesterday on its website, charts which Shayle Kann presented at the SolarTech Solar Leadership Summit in San Jose, Califor...

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getsolar.com 05 Mar '12, 11pm

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green-energy-news.com 04 Mar '12, 3pm

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renewableenergymagazine.com 10 Mar '12, 10am

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Solar power to the people: Rooftop solar power is a luxury, but a nonprofit called GRID Alternatives is trying t...

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marcgunther.com 14 Mar '12, 2pm

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Oerlikon exits solar market – sells Oerlikon So...

renewableenergyfocus.com 05 Mar '12, 9am

Oerlikon says the sale is a strategic move “to focus its portfolio and enable management to develop the larger, high-perfo...

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solarbuzz.com 04 Mar '12, 11am

The Oerlikon Group has today agreed the terms of a divestment of its Solar Segment to a leading global supplier of semicon...

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electronicsweekly.com 06 Mar '12, 10am

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luxuryrealestate.com 04 Mar '12, 6am

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Germany plans to cut solar power incentives

electronicsweekly.com 08 Mar '12, 12am

The German government is planning to reduce incentives for new solar installations, but the market in the country remains ...

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ecogeek.org 08 Mar '12, 4pm

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cleantechnica.com 06 Mar '12, 1pm

Rush Limbaugh’s on a roll. He recently made one of the most sexist public comments of our era, and he’s now attacking sola...