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Is the Solar Energy Industry Shifting from Big Solar to Rooftops?

February 18, 2014 by Rosana Francescato

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There has been quite a lot of talk this week about the recently opened Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating Station, which has officially begun generating electricity. The plant’s primary owners include BrightSource Energy, NRG Energy, and Google.[read more]

Ivanpah Solar Thermal Officially Opens

February 16, 2014 by Rod Adams

BrightSource Energy’s 377 MWe (net at peak) Ivanpah solar thermal power station officially opened on February 13, 2014. Secretary Earnest Moniz, in a rather amusing turn of phrase, called the plant a “shining example of how the United States is becoming a world leader in solar energy.”[read more]