07 Sep '12, 2pm

California’s Solar Energy Passes a Milestone

California’s Solar Energy Passes a Milestone

During a recent heatwave, California reached a solar energy milestone. Its solar power plants hit over 1,000 MW (1 GW) of electricity generation, almost as much as their combined 1,160 MW capacity, which is equal to the power production of two large 500-MW gas-fired power stations. The power plants reached this milestone on several occasions during the heatwave.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/09/07/californias-solar-ene...

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