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Areva buys solar-thermal start-up Ausra

Strong in nuclear power, Areva purchases concentrating solar-power company Ausra to expand its renewable energy portfolio.

By Feb. 8, 2010


Ausra goes for a gigawatt

Aussie solar thermal specialist negotiating with utilities for big solar plants

By Sep. 27, 2007


Solar-power start-up Ausra looks to sell itself

Discussions are at a "very aggressive level" with global conglomerates, source tells Reuters. Sale would add to a string of recent deals and growing consolidation in the solar-power industry.

By Nov. 16, 2009


Ausra rakes in $60.6 million for solar thermal tech

The solar thermal start-up aims to complete a 5-megawatt plant in central California and invest in research and development.

By Oct. 1, 2008


Solar-power upstart Ausra bags more dough

Maker of solar-thermal power plants plans to raise additional venture rounds and project financing this year--and to go public in 2010, executive says.

By Feb. 21, 2008


Solar thermal company Ausra christens huge plant

Betting on utilities moving to concentrated solar power in a big way, start-up Ausra to construct Las Vegas factory.

By Dec. 13, 2007


Start-up Ausra thinks big with solar storage

Solar newcomer Ausra, which has kept a low profile, is testing large-scale solar park design that uses concentration and thermal storage.

By May. 16, 2007


Solar thermal start-up Ausra lands $24.5 million

Khosla Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers reportedly led the Series C round for the maker of solar thermal power systems.

By Aug. 11, 2008


PG&E links with Ausra for 177 megawatts of solar thermal power

Ausra wins a portion of PG&E's solar thermal shopping spree.

By Nov. 5, 2007


Aussie coal partners with solar

Australian coal-driven power station plans to install one of world's largest solar-coal integration plants to augment its electricity generation process.

By Apr. 13, 2011