04 May

CSP Technology: Down But Not Out


Concentrated solar power (CSP) has had a tougher time of late than its photovoltaic cousin. …

03 May

3M and Gossamer’s Large Aperture Trough 73 Solar Collector

Energy Refuge

Solar thermal energy technology has taken an important step further with a new collaboration between …

12 Apr

BrightSource Withdraws IPO


BrightSource Energy is withdrawing its upcoming IPO, citing volatile market conditions. The company set the price …

06 Mar

The European Super Grid

The Green Market Oracle

Work is being done to connect the UK grid to other European countries and in …

10 Feb

World’s Biggest Solar Tower Now Complete


The biggest solar tower project in the world is under construction near Tonopah, Nevada. SolarReserve …

16 Jan

The Sunflower: Secret to Solar’s Efficiency Success?

Yale Environment 360

Finding inspiration in the structure of a sunflower, a group of scientists has designed a …

15 Jan

New York Dishes Out $30M for Solar Development


In an effort to increase solar generating capacity in downstate New York, the New York …

13 Jan

Dubai Launches 1GW Solar Power Project


It is natural that the oil-rich regions of the United Arab Emirates depend heavily on …

05 Jan

Andasol CSP Plant Commissions Third Unit


The world’s largest commercial solar power plant at Andasol in Spain has commissioned its third …

24 Dec

Report Looks Into The Effect of Large Scale Solar Projects on Wildlife


Not many can agree about how utility-scale solar projects, like those in the U.S. desert …

22 Dec

Another One Bites The Dust: Solar Millennium Insolvency

Greentech Media

2011 takes with it another casualty of the solar shakeout. Last week it was Germany’s …

19 Dec

The Value of CSP at High Solar Penetration

Climate Progress

With the cost of solar photovoltaic projects declining steadily and cost reductions in concentrating solar …