Solar

Largest Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Towers

Building the Two Largest Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Towers in the World

Abengoa, the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, and BrightSource Energy, a leading concentrating solar thermal technology company, today signed an agreement to jointly develop, build and operate the world’s two largest solar power towers in California. As joint partners, the two pioneers in solar power tower technology will work

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Solar Photovoltaic System

Organic Foods Manufacturer Adds Solar Photovoltaic System to Sustainability Initiative

The solar photovoltaic system will consist of over 3,650 individual solar panels and will produce over 1,000,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity per year. This equates to the reduction of more than 1.3 million pounds of carbon emissions annually. Over the next 25 years, the system will produce 26 million kilowatt-hours, generating enough electricity to power over 125 homes for that same period with clean and renewable energy

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Lowering the Cost of Solar Power

Lowering the Cost of Solar Power and Creating New Jobs with Big Data

WASHINGTON – As part of the Energy Department’s SunShot Initiative, the Department today announced seven data-driven projects to unearth new opportunities for reducing costs and accelerating solar energy deployment in the United States. These projects – located in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, North Carolina and Texas – will result in viable methods for dramatically transforming the operations of solar researchers, manufacturers, developers, installers, and policymakers, and speed the commercialization and deployment of affordable, clean solar energy.

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