Spain, Abu Dhabi royals gather for molten salt solar

The first Torresol partnership project, a thermal solar plant expected to supply more than 27,000 homes with power, opens Wednesday to royal fanfare.

Royals and executives gathered in Spain to celebrate Gemasolar's successful operation as a molten salt solar plant, the result of a Spain and United Arab Emirates partnership. Torresol

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In a software-driven world, it's easy to forget about the nuts and bolts. Whether it's cars, robots, personal gadgetry or industrial machines, Candace Lombardi examines the moving parts that keep our world rotating. A journalist who divides her time between the United States and the United Kingdom, Lombardi has written about technology for the sites of The New York Times, CNET, USA Today, MSN, ZDNet, Silicon.com, and GameSpot. She is a member of the CNET Blog Network and is not a current employee of CNET.

 

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