The race is on to construct power plants using solar thermal technology in the southwest U.S. and Spain.
The joint venture of a solar plant manufacturer and a construction firm hopes the U.S. will see it as the go-to company for solar thermal power plants.
Peak power is costly, so you are going to pay for it, says PG&E's CEO. Also, he analyzes wind power.
The Oakland, Calif., solar start-up will build power plants capable of churning out 500 megawatts of power for PG&E, and the figure may rise to 900 megawatts.
The desert factory is supposed to make enough solar equipment to power the equivalent of nearly half a million homes.
Ausra wins a portion of PG&E's solar thermal shopping spree.
It won't take the entire state of Arizona to provide the real estate for solar, says the CEO of Ausra.
Clean-tech company raises $50 million to bring its reflective dish to solar power plants.
VCs smell a hot market, but that doesn't mean that the market will support all those companies--and all the capacity they need to bring online for their business models to work.