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Desert Concentrated Solar Power plants’ electricity production improves

The Concentrated Solar Power plants that began operating early last year in the deserts of Riverside and San Bernardino counties are becoming more productive with practice. In fact, two of the plants, the Desert Sunlight and Genesis projects in eastern Riverside County, produced more electricity than expected during a one-year [...]

Interview with Tom Georgis, Senior Vice President of SolarReserve

On 8th Sep, 2015, at the 63th floor of Park Hyatt, Beijing. As the hotel’s world top fine positioning, America-based SolarReserve is committed to globalizing the industry pioneer’s world-class molten salt storage tower CSP technology to mass commercialization. Shrouded by haze, that environment seemed “relatively appropriate” to talk about Solar [...]

Wisconsin Researchers Lead Effort to Advance Utility-Scale Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plants

Reducing the cost of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)-generated electricity, however, requires improving the efficiency of this conversion.

Ivanpah Concentrated Solar Power Production Up 170% in 2015, An Open Letter to the Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal has returned attention to the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, the $2.2 billion Department of Energy-backed concentrated solar power plant.

Solana Concentrated Solar Power Plant’s Weak Output Will Improve

The Solana Concentrated Solar Power plant near Gila Bend has turned in a weak performance in its first year-and-a-half in operation, but officials say it's about to show a dramatic improvement.

Energy Department Announces $32 Million to Boost Concentrated Solar Power Workforce Training

The Energy Department is announcing $32 million in funding to help train American workers for the solar energy workforce and to further drive down the cost of solar power by developing innovative low-cost concentrated so