wildlife

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.

Ivanpah Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) killed 321 birds, not 28,000

With its claim of 28,000 dead birds from Ivanpah, the Associated Press syndicated a story on every front page in America, spreading alarm about concentrated solar power (CSP) plants, which was not grounded in facts, but

How Many Birds Are Killed By Wind Energy, Solar Power, Oil, And Coal?

For each power source — wind, solar, oil and gas, nuclear, and coal — the data on bird deaths is gathered from different advocacy and industry groups, academic institutions, and government sources.