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General Electric will use eSolar's solar tower technology in combined solar and natural-gas power plants.
Solar thermal plants to use the U.S. company's technology in a decade-long initiative to generate 2,000 megawatts of power.
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.
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.
General Electric lands a deal to supply French energy provider EDF with its high-tech natural gas plant that's flexible and efficient.
The search giant declared victory and officially shut down Renewable Energy Cheaper than Coal, an attempt to push down solar costs.
In the second big solar power plant deal in a month, start-up eSolar signs deal to supply equipment to NRG Energy for up to 500 megawatts' worth of solar power.
This article originally mischaracterized the shape of mirrors on eSolar's solar power facilities. They are flat.
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.
Developers of solar thermal power plants are scrapping plans to use steam technology in favor of ever-cheaper solar panels.