What’s it mean to say that the giant new solar plant in the California desert will power 140,000 homes? We explain it.
The U.S.-backed Ivanpah solar power tower plant in California officially opens, and we tell you four things you ought to – but probably don’t – know about it.
You can call it another loan-guarantee success story: One of the world’s biggest solar PV plants is fully operational in California.
Developers of the Ivanpah power tower project say the plant “produced its first output of energy when the Unit 1 station was synced to the power grid for the first time.”
SunPower and NRG Energy say panel installation is completed and a 250-megawatt California solar project will soon be fully commissioned.
Down in oil country, the city of Houston says it will boost its renewable energy purchasing to a nation-leading 50 percent of demand.
A 66-megawatt PV plant, currently the largest operating in California, is cranking out maximum power for several hours a day in northern Los Angeles County.