China looks to be getting serious about solar power production, beginning work on an integrated solar combined cycle plant in Ningxia region.
The U.S. Department of Energy puts $60 million in SunShot Initiative money behind new research that could drive down the cost of concentrating solar power.
As cheaper PV steals business from concentrating solar thermal, Sopogy introduces a new parabolic collector that it says offers greater efficiencies.
Spain’s Gemasolar solar plant, which uses molten salt energy storage technology to extend its power-production potential, is officially dedicated.
Work wraps up on Andasol 3 in Andalusia, Spain, making the Andasol complex, at 150 megawatts, Europe’s biggest solar-power generator.
Saint-Gobain, a European glass manufacturer, will open a solar mirror manufacturing plant in Arizona to sell to the U.S. concentrating solar power market.
In the program’s final days, the U.S. Department of Energy finalizes a $737 million loan guarantee for SolarReserve’s Crescent Dunes power-tower project.