The barren Mojave Desert would become home to large solar power plants once the construction is completed. The electricity generated from the desert would be enough to power millions of homes.
Developers of the Blythe Solar Power Project in California switched from solar thermal technology to photovoltaic solar panels. This is one of the similar changes made by large-scale solar power plants.
The United States Interior Department approved four new renewable energy projects, which includes a solar power generation plant proposed by Abengoa SA and the Edison International transmission project.
A huge solar power plant is being built in a desert in southeastern California. BrightSource Energy is the developer of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System that is capable of generating 392 megawatts of solar thermal power once it is completed.
Mechanical engineers from the Arizona State University conducted studies using tiny graphite particles that are 1,000 times smaller than the thickness of human hair in the hopes of increasing the effectiveness of solar power collectors. They will also study the profitability of using the said material. At present photovoltaic solar panels are commonly used across […]
ESolar, a Pasadena-based company, lands a deal that will have it provide technology and assistance in putting up several solar farms in China.
Schott Solar wants to get a huge share of the U.S. solar power market by making their presence felt in the country. They will unveil a facility on U.S. soil that is capable of producing photovoltaic and solar thermal components. This is good news for everyone. The company is a unit of the German glass […]