What’s a cool backdrop for the lead single for a new album? The Fray thinks it’s the Google-backed Ivanpah power tower solar station in the Mojave Desert.
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.”
Awesome or a blight on the desert? See Ivanpah, near completion in the Mojave, in all its glory.
Future360.tv spoke with John Woolard, CEO of BrightSource Energy, to learn about the Ivanpah solar power facility in the Mojave Desert.
SolarReserve reports that the receiving unit for its Crescent Dunes solar power tower, with molten salt storage tech, is in place.
The massive Ivanpah power-tower solar energy plant is in the home stretch of development, having achieved “first flux,” BrightSource Energy says.
Julie Cart’s coverage of solar power development in the California desert prompts the question: Is she “the most anti-solar reporter in the mainstream media”?
Concentrating solar might be struggling, but BrightSource Energy just raised $80 million in equity investment, and won regulator approval for two (of five) power purchase deals.
A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official wants new power tower solar plant approvals delayed until monitoring data on their avian impacts comes in.
Environmentalists are still trying to stop the Ivanpah concentrating solar plant in the Mojave Desert, but it’s already passed the midway point in construction.