Farmers in California’s parched Central Valley are using a new solar powered desalination system to give them fresh water to grow crops.
What’s it mean to say that the giant new solar plant in the California desert will power 140,000 homes? We explain it.
Some engineering students from Quebec need just a few bucks more to complete their residential concentrating solar power prototype.
Here are ten things to know around the topic of concentrating solar power.
Sundown won’t mean the end of power production at the big Solana Generating Station in Arizona, in a testing phase now and about to go into commercial operation.
BrightSource Energy gives up on the Rio Mesa power tower project, and the CSP pipeline is looking pretty dry.
A proven energy technology with a 30-year track record, concentrating solar power is a promising clean electricity source ripe for development in the United States.
Awesome or a blight on the desert? See Ivanpah, near completion in the Mojave, in all its glory.
A Maryland inventor’s claim of a radically new and better (but largely not revealed) approach to solar power is getting attention. Is there anything to it?
SolarReserve reports that the receiving unit for its Crescent Dunes solar power tower, with molten salt storage tech, is in place.
A 100-megawatt parabolic trough solar station launches in Abu Dhabi; the developers are calling it the world’s largest concentrating solar power plant.