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GE invests in eSolar for combined solar, gas plants

General Electric will use eSolar's solar tower technology in combined solar and natural-gas power plants.

By June 6, 2011

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GE gas plant goes zero to 100 in minutes

General Electric lands a deal to supply French energy provider EDF with its high-tech natural gas plant that's flexible and efficient.

By December 8, 2011

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Google axes clean energy hacking

The search giant declared victory and officially shut down Renewable Energy Cheaper than Coal, an attempt to push down solar costs.

By November 23, 2011

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Google: Rent your solar panels from us

A $75 million investment via Clean Power Finance will help homeowners install solar panels owned by Google, getting solar-generated electricity for a monthly fee.

By September 28, 2011

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China taps eSolar for massive power project

Solar thermal plants to use the U.S. company's technology in a decade-long initiative to generate 2,000 megawatts of power.

By January 11, 2010

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Solar thermal plants scrap steam for photovoltaic

Developers of solar thermal power plants are scrapping plans to use steam technology in favor of ever-cheaper solar panels.

By July 1, 2011

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Power plant to steady wind and solar with gas

What's the best way to ensure continuous power from wind and solar? A GE-supplied plant in Turkey will use a nimble natural plant coupled with wind turbines and concentrating solar power.

By June 7, 2011

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eSolar plugs solar plant into California grid

At an event in Southern California, eSolar will bring its five-megawatt concentrating solar plant online, a crucial step on the way to larger utility-scale systems.

By August 4, 2009

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Q&A: eSolar bets on software to make solar cheaper

Bill Gross, the head of start-up incubator Idealab and CEO of eSolar, uses a background in Internet entrepreneurship and software to bring down the cost of utility-scale solar.

By August 4, 2009

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With solar power, it's Green vs. Green

The push to create an alternative to carbon-based fuel with massive solar plants has hit an unlikely snag: environmentalists.

By January 6, 2011