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solar-photovoltaic power


A smarter mirror for cheaper solar power

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.

By April 10, 2012


Molten salt keeps solar power flowing

BrightSource Energy will add molten salt storage to upcoming concentrating solar power plants, touting the benefits of solar thermal technology over low-cost solar photovoltaic technology.

By November 30, 2011


Google to invest $5 million in German solar plant

The solar photovoltaic power plant, sited east of Berlin, is expected to provide clean energy to more than 5,000 homes in the surrounding area.

By April 7, 2011


Planned Florida city aims for solar self-sufficiency

Florida Power & Light plans to build the world's largest solar photovoltaic power plant at Babcock Ranch--making it the world's first city powered by solar energy.

By April 9, 2009


Utility PG&E placing bets in solar tech race

California utility betting on both solar photovoltaic panels and concentrating solar power to lower solar electricity costs, as it also explores technologies for grid storage.

By March 18, 2009


Toshiba muscles into solar-energy business

Company creates unit dedicated to building large-scale power plants using solar-photovoltaic panels.

By January 5, 2009


Hawaiian firm shrinks solar thermal power

It's not as common as solar photovoltaic panels, but Hawaiian start-up Sopogy thinks small-scale solar thermal makes sense. Photos: Concentrating on solar power in Hawaii

By September 14, 2007