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utility-scale solar

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PV solar installations up on utility-scale projects

The quarterly increase in U.S. installations of photovoltaic solar panels is due to non-residential and utility-scale projects. Residential installations drop a bit, according to a trade group report.

By September 20, 2011

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Australia to get its first utility-scale solar plant

Solar plant that will be built in partnership by First Solar, GE Energy, and Verve Energy to support a seawater desalination plant expansion in Western Australia.

By August 31, 2011

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First Solar opens utility-scale power plant

Company says the site--the largest photovoltaic solar power station in California--serves a model for its expansion into the utility business.

By December 21, 2009

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Oregon on track to get utility-scale wave farm

Ocean Power Technology is in final-stage agreements to build wave energy project off Oregon's coast to power 1,000 homes.

By August 4, 2010

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DOE smart-grid trials fund utility-scale energy storage

The second wave of government smart-grid funding totals $620 million to install network-savvy grid equipment and to test utility-scale storage.

By November 24, 2009

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Green news harvest: Carbon-footprint math, utility-scale solar

The limits of "green IT," the math behind carbon footprints, off-shore wind may come to New Jersey, credit crunch hitting both homeowners and clean-tech companies, Imperium's biodiesel woes, and free piston engines for hybrid cars?

By October 6, 2008

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Big solar: Utility-scale power plants arise

Supersize power plants are taking root, but different technology designs are battling it out for dominance.

By May 26, 2008

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Low-cost solar PV claims solar thermal victim

Germany's Solar Millennium, which develops utility-scale solar thermal projects, begins insolvency proceedings as a solar industry shakeout spreads.

By December 21, 2011

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First Solar pushes pedal in solar-efficiency race

Industry cost leader First Solar says it expects to bring thin-film solar panels to market with an efficiency between 14 percent and 15 percent in three years, as competition heats up.

By January 17, 2012

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Solar begets solar at Amonix factory

Amonix's Gold-LEED-certified manufacturing plant in North Las Vegas is running on 100 percent solar energy to make concentrated solar cells.

By November 16, 2011