BrightSource Energy

Jeff Holland takes a picture of some of the 300,000 computer-controlled mirrors that reflect sunlight to boilers that sit on 459-foot towers Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 in Primm, Nev. The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, sprawling across roughly 5 square miles of federal land near the California-Nevada border, will be opened formally Thursday after years of regulatory and legal tangles. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Huge thermal plant opens as solar industry grows

PRIMM, Nev. (AP) — A windy stretch of the Mojave Desert once roamed by tortoises and coyotes has been transformed by hundreds of thousands of mirrors into the largest solar power plant of its type […]


Solar panels (AP Photo)

Proposed SoCal desert solar plant scrapped

BARSTOW, Calif. (AP) — The sun has set on a proposed solar energy plant in the Southern California desert. The K Road Calico Solar Project would have covered as many as six square miles of […]



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