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How Big Is The World's Biggest Solar Farm?

April 8, 2014 by Robert Wilson
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Solar Energy Farms and Space Needs

In the last few months we have seen both the world's largest solar bridge and the world's largest solar farm open. The bridge was opened in London, a city so famous for its fog that they named a fashion label after it. The farm was built in the middle of the Californian desert.[read more]

Apple Plans Solar Energy Farm To Support Nevada Data Center

July 7, 2013 by Joshua Hill

Apple Solar Farm

Apple is teaming up with Nevada utility NV Energy to build a solar farm to support its data center in Reno, Nevada. This would be Apple’s third solar farm, following the two currently in construction next to its North Carolina data center.[read more]

Feds approve first solar farm on goverment land in Nevada

October 13, 2010 by Todd Woody

I wrote this story for Grist, where it first appeared. The Obama administration’s solar building boom continues. On Wednesday, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar signed the first lease to build a large-scale photovoltaic project on federal land in Nevada. “Yes, it’s about jobs and finding a new way forward but it’s also about dealing with...[read more]

Green light for world's first space-based solar farm

December 3, 2009 by Todd Woody

image: Mafic Studios Could this be another sign that Jerry Brown’s return to the California governorship is imminent? As I write Thursday in The New York Times, the state’s public utilities commission has greenlighted a contract for the world’s first orbiting solar power plant: California regulators on Thursday went where no regulators...[read more]