California

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Mojave 280 MW declares commercial operation

Located 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles, Mojave Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) generates clean electricity to power approximately 90,000 households in California.

California makes investment in Concentrated Solar Power R&D program

The projects include thermal energy storage for concentrated solar power plants and improved forecasting for wind power and solar energy production.

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) with storage cheaper than photovoltaic (PV) with batteries

Abengoa is now evaluating a new design that could reduce proposed capacity but plans Palen Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) as a single tower including thermal energy storage.

Ivanpah Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) officials defend project in wake of bird deaths

Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, currently the world’s largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant, is located in the California Mojave Desert, southwest of Las Vegas.

Abengoa pushing forward with Palen Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project

Abengoa has decided to continue pushing forward with the development of the Palen concentrated solar power (CSP) project regardless of the withdrawal of its planning application in September.

Abengoa to continue with Palen Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project development

The Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project will now incorporate Abengoa’s technology, including a large storage system, to better meet the needs of California.

Concentrated Solar Power faces new California siting limits in DRECP

The publication of the Preferred Alternative draft of the much-awaited Desert Renewable Energy and Conservation Plan (DRECP) brings both hope and consternation to supporters of clean energy in California.

Concentrated solar power (CSP) with storage could fill the gaps in intermittent renewable generation

Concentrated solar power with storage could fill the gaps in intermittent renewable generation, limiting the need for carbon-emitting natural gas plants.

Concentrated Solar Power, PV and Wind Energy Development on Public Lands

Developers of solar power, wind and geothermal projects face the prospect of a significantly easier permitting process across the deserts of California, under a draft plan unveiled by US officials.