To demonstrate and get attention for its electronic charging network, eVgo, NRG sets up an electric DeLorean with a home charging station at CES 2012.
eV2g will partner with utility NRG Energy to develop a service to use plugged-in electric vehicle batteries to earn money by providing power to the grid.
Ioxus lands $21 million investment from venture arms of large energy and transportation companies, which are evaluating ultracapacitors for a broader set of energy storage applications.
In an earlier version of this story, the nature of the Blythe, Calif., sale was mistakenly transposed. In November 2009, NRG Energy purchased the 21-megawatt solar plant from First Solar.
Arizona solar farm known as Agua Caliente changes hands yet again, along with its power purchase agreement with PG&E.
Because of good sun and a state mandate around renewable energy, California is driving the market for large-scale solar plants.
NRG Solar is teaming up with BrightSource Energy and plans to invest over $300 million to build the world's largest commercial solar thermal energy farm.
This article originally mischaracterized the shape of mirrors on eSolar's solar power facilities. They are flat.
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.
The "tower power" plant, which uses more than 300,000 mirrors to reflect sunlight, starts delivering electricity to customers in California.