Solar Thermal Energy

News and technology updates on the solar thermal energy industry

Parabolic Trough Solar Power Plant in Arizona

Parabolic Trough Solar Power Plant in Arizona Recipient of Two Arizona Forward Environmental Excellence Awards

A jury selected the Solana Generating Station for top honors because it not only boosts Arizona’s solar industry, but offers significant environmental benefits and represents a new and unique technology in the U.S. The project also earned a first-place Crescordia in the Governor’s Award for Energy & Technology Innovation – Central Arizona category.

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Solar Thermal Hot Water System

Solar Thermal Hot Water System Installed at Low-Income Housing Complex

The system, installed at the Coral Wood Court Apartments, will enable low-income Reseda residents to use renewable energy and reduce energy costs while creating local green jobs. This financed system uses price-indexed energy to guarantee energy savings to the host low-income housing community, versus standard utility rates. The system is expected to save more than $175,000 over 30 years

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