17 Results for

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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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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BrightSource Energy eyes second large solar plant

Solar power plant seeks proposal to pack in more power per square foot with an updated design meant to address concerns over the environmental impact of utility-scale renewable energy systems.

By August 8, 2011

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Solar upstart BrightSource Energy files to go public

The utility-scale solar thermal company seek to raise $250 million from IPO, testing the investors' appetite for its technology and risks in developing projects.

By April 25, 2011

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Google invests in giant BrightSource solar project

Large-scale Ivanpah solar project gets $168 million from Google and finalizes $1.6 billion Department of Energy loan guarantee for three utility-scale concentrating solar plants in California.

By April 11, 2011

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Kauai grid gets solar storage

Utility-scale storage battery is the answer for Hawaiian solar plant's surges and dips in electricity generation.

By January 13, 2011