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First 24 Hour Solar Farm Solana Launches in the United States

First 24 Hour Solar Farm Solana Launches in the United States

The Solana solar farm located 70 miles southwest of Phoenix, Arizona is the first in the United States to use molten storage technology. It still uses hundreds of parabolic-shaped mirrors to focus the

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Khi Solar One: Abengoa Installs South Africa’s First Concentrating Solar Power Tower

Khi Solar One: Abengoa Installs South Africa’s First Concentrating Solar Power Tower

Seville CSP Tower via Shutterstock As South Africa works to generate 17,800 MW of renewable energy by 2030, Spanish firm Abengoa is installing two concentrating solar power plants in the Northern Cape

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World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant Switches On in Abu Dhabi

World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant Switches On in Abu Dhabi

It might seem ironic that the oil-rich Middle East also holds nearly half of the world’s renewable energy potential - but yesterday the President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al

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World’s Largest Solar Tower Power Plant to Be Built in California

World’s Largest Solar Tower Power Plant to Be Built in California

Concentrating solar power companies Abengoa and BrightSource Energy will soon team up to build the world's largest solar tower facility in Southern California. The new solar development will be located

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South America’s First Solar Thermal Plant Opens in Chile

South America’s First Solar Thermal Plant Opens in Chile

Photo via Shutterstock South America’s first solar thermal plant has just opened in Antofagasta, Chile. Designed and constructed by Abengoa, the plant will harvest 10 megawatts of solar energy for

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Steven Chu Talks Science and Renewables, But Steers Clear of Policy at World Renewable Energy Forum

Steven Chu Talks Science and Renewables, But Steers Clear of Policy at World Renewable Energy Forum

Dr. Steven Chu, head of the US Department of Energy, gave an information-packed, 50-minute speech at the World Renewable Energy Forum in Denver on Wednesday. Speaking to a crowd of renewable energy

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World’s Largest Parabolic Trough Solar Plant Gets $1.5 Billion DOE Loan

World’s Largest Parabolic Trough Solar Plant Gets $1.5 Billion DOE Loan

The US Department of Energy just finalized a $1.45 billion loan guarantee to Abengoa Solar Inc.'s Solana project in Arizona which, when completed, will be the world's largest parabolic trough

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World’s First Hybrid Coal-Solar Power Plant Goes Online in Colorado

World’s First Hybrid Coal-Solar Power Plant Goes Online in Colorado

Here's a case of strange bedfellows: the world's first hybrid coal-solar power plant is now up and running outside Palisade, Colorado. A joint project between the utilities giant Xcel Energy and Abengoa

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Obama Kick-Starts US Solar Industry WIth $2 Billion Investment

Obama Kick-Starts US Solar Industry WIth $2 Billion Investment

President Obama recently announced that two of America's most established solar companies are set to receive up to $2 billion in loan guarantees in order to 'kick-start' the US solar industry. The plan

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UAE Announces Plans for World’s Largest Solar Plant

UAE Announces Plans for World’s Largest Solar Plant

It seems everyone is rolling out with plans for the world's largest this or that and the UAE is joining the fray with a massive concentrated solar energy project called Shams 1. Masdar is teaming up with

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$555 Billion Sahara Solar Energy Belt Takes Giant Step Forward

$555 Billion Sahara Solar Energy Belt Takes Giant Step Forward

A giant step has been made in what will be the world's largest renewable energy project. While previously just a grand vision for the production of clean energy in the Saharan desert, the project now has

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World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Coming to Arizona in 2011

World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Coming to Arizona in 2011

The lucky sunny state of Arizona is about to become home to the world's largest Solar Plant! Thanks to a just-announced contract between Abengoa Solar and Arizona Public Service Company (APS), the

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SEVILLE’S SOLAR POWER TOWER

SEVILLE’S SOLAR POWER TOWER

Rising out of the Andalusian countryside like a gigantic obelisk, a 40 story concrete tower surrounded by fields of photovoltaic panels is is the first stage of Europe's first commercial solar power

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