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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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Destroyed by tornado, town saving big by rebuilding all green

In 2007, a tornado flattened Greensburg, Kan. Now it's on a path to financial stability thanks to a city-wide green rebuilding effort. CNET Road Trip 2014 looked at the wreckage and the recovery.

By August 12, 2014

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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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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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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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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 firm BrightSource cancels IPO

The builder of solar thermal projects blames "adverse market conditions" for its pulling the offering, which was expected to occur this week.

By April 11, 2012

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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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Accordion-shaped solar tower captures more light

Because the cost of solar panels has dropped so much, designing three-dimensional structures to take in more light intake and boost power output now makes sense, according to researchers at MIT.

By March 26, 2012