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Solar Acquisition Aims to Commercialize Concentrator

Solar Acquisition Aims to Commercialize Concentrator

Between a proposal for the Gillette company to be scooped up by Procter & Gamble and AT&T to likely to be gobbled up by its former Baby Bell spinoff, business is clearly in a renewed phase of mergers and acquisitions. But why should all the giant companies play the game when there's plenty to be mixed up in the solar energy industry?
The hydrocarbon era’s spectacular end

The hydrocarbon era’s spectacular end

Dustin Yellin, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based artist whose intricate 3D photomontages adorn the likes of New York’s Lincoln Center, wants to draw your gaze to climate change. Not in a subtle way, either. He plans to stand an oil supertanker on its end in the ground—a structure soaring 1,000 feet into the air.
Solar Shift in New Financing for Canadian Solar, Trina

Solar Shift in New Financing for Canadian Solar, Trina

Two big new financing deals are shining a spotlight on a major shift taking place in the solar panel sector, with manufacturers increasingly moving into the field of solar farm development. The shift is seeing solar panel makers become their own best customers, buying up panels for use in solar farms that they build themselves. The latest headlines have Canadian […]
Silicon Valley Betting on Solar Power

Silicon Valley Betting on Solar Power

San Jose, California [ABCnews.com] Using machinery that looks like giant aluminum film developers, a company called Miasole in the heart of Silicon Valley is rolling out sheets of stainless steel coated with materials that will convert sunlight into electricity. The company hopes to mass-produce affordable solar panels to power homes and businesses across the country.
Ivanpah and Big Solar

Ivanpah and Big Solar

On the day when Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign legislation giving California the country’s steepest renewable energy target – 33%  by 2020 – Google has bragged about its own $168 million investment in big solar. The Google money is going to Brightsource’s Ivanpah project, rated at 392 MW. If it keeps running for 25 years, as expected, it […]
Chemical Giant Plans New Solar Strides

Chemical Giant Plans New Solar Strides

The inauguration this week of a relatively modest solar energy project at a DuPont facility, by contrast, symbolizes a considerably large new effort on the company's part to tap into the hot solar energy market.
Solar Power Array Maintains Record Status

Solar Power Array Maintains Record Status

Tucson Electric Power Company's giant solar array continued to grow in 2003, holding its position as the world's second largest photovoltaic (PV) power plant. The Springerville Generating Station Solar System (SGSSS) has reached 3.78 MW in size, giving it enough capacity to satisfy the annual electric energy needs of more than 630 Tucson homes.
Protest in Germany: “Protect Solar Jobs!”

Protest in Germany: “Protect Solar Jobs!”

"We are the energy transition!" read one of the many placards hoisted in the air at the Germany-wide "Stop the Solar Energy Exit" demonstration at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on Monday. According to the event's organizers, 11,000 people were on hand for the protest against the Merkel government's energy policies.
UPDATE: US, Australian Companies Taking Giant Steps for Global EGS Geothermal

UPDATE: US, Australian Companies Taking Giant Steps for Global EGS Geothermal

The company Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. distributed a release on its role as partner with Geodynamics Limited (ASX:GDY) at the Geodynamics Innamincka Deeps Project in the Cooper Basin of South Australia. “Packers Plus worked closely with Geodynamics to design specialized Inferno™ completions equipment capable of withstanding 300°C (600°F) and 69 MPa (10,000 psi) pressure,” the company stated.
Engie Considers Building Solar Park in Chernobyl Radioactive Zone

Engie Considers Building Solar Park in Chernobyl Radioactive Zone

Ukraine is talking to one of France’s largest energy companies about building a giant, billion-euro ($1.25 billion) solar park in the uninhabited radioactive zone surrounding the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear reactor.