Start-up raises money to further develop a solar concentrator which uses heat from the sun to cool commercial buildings.
Adapting solar thermal tech used at utility-scale plants, start-up designs system to use the sun's heat to power industrial chillers and drastically cut peak electricity use.
Start-up Chromasun snags Santa Clara University as a customer for a solar concentrator adapted to a smaller scale that can both heat and cool buildings.
Start-up Chromasun will test a micro-solar concentrator that generates heat to run commercial building air conditioners, a technology designed to reduce peak electricity use.
GlassPoint Solar signs deal in Oman to install solar concentrators to produce steam for oil recovery in existing fields. The aim? Lower natural gas use and lighten the environmental impact.
Solar concentrators, placed on an office building roof, will make heat to power an absorption chiller to cool Southern California Gas' energy research center.
Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory are working on an energy-efficient air conditioner that breaks with conventional mechanics.
Electric car maker Tesla, solar company Solyndra, and others have plans for public offerings. Is it too much too soon or will there be more start-up acquisitions?