Using digital technologies, startup Thermata looks to slash the cost of concentrating solar power plants which is needed to stave off the onslaught from cheaper solar photovoltaic panels.
SolarReserve hits a milestone on a 110-megawatt solar power plant that will have between 10 and 15 hours of energy storage in tanks of molten salt for supplying Nevada.
Solar-tower maker BrightSource plans its largest project yet, a 750-megawatt power plant in the California desert able to supply enough power for 300,000 homes.
Solar power plant seeks proposal to pack in more power per square foot with an updated design meant to address concerns over the environmental impact of utility-scale renewable energy systems.
Molten salt storage system will allow its solar power plants to deliver power reliably and into the evening, making solar more valuable to the grid.
Google is bulking up its internal renewable-energy engineering team to advance R&D and make clean energy cheaper.
General Electric will use eSolar's solar tower technology in combined solar and natural-gas power plants.
The utility-scale solar thermal company seek to raise $250 million from IPO, testing the investors' appetite for its technology and risks in developing projects.
Large-scale Ivanpah solar project gets $168 million from Google and finalizes $1.6 billion Department of Energy loan guarantee for three utility-scale concentrating solar plants in California.
The island of Crete is building a 38-megwatt plant using BrightSource thermal solar technology.