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2014-05-22 23:11:38

The deserts of Arizona and Rajasthan may be over 8,000Km apart but they are linked by the deployment of CSP Fresnel technology. London - UK (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The common denominator is AREVA Solar, the technology supplier for a 5MW CSP booster installation on Tucson Electric Powers’s H. Wilson Sundt Generating Station and to Reliance Power’s new Indian plants. AREVA Solar purchased California based Fresnel company Ausra in February 2010. Up to now Fresnel’s track record has been...

2011-07-12 15:22:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At Intersolar North America, AREVA Solar highlighted the recent announcements of two major international concentrated solar power (CSP) projects that will use their solar steam generators. AREVA Solar designs, manufactures and installs solar steam generators for the global power generation and industrial steam needs of its customers. On June 18, the Australian Government selected the "Solar Dawn" 250-megawatt solar-thermal/gas hybrid power...

2011-04-13 02:00:00

MELBOURNE, Australia and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AREVA Solar has been awarded a major contract to install a 44 megawatt solar thermal augmentation project at a 750 megawatt coal-fired power station in Queensland, Australia, representing the largest solar project in the Southern Hemisphere and the world's largest solar/coal-fired power augmentation project. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110413/PH82293 ) AREVA Solar's Australian-pioneered Compact...

2010-02-08 11:03:00

PARIS, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- AREVA announced today the 100% acquisition of U.S.-based Ausra, a leading provider of large-scale concentrated solar power solutions for electricity generation and industrial steam production. This acquisition launches AREVA's new global solar energy business. It reflects AREVA's strategic objective to be the world leader in concentrated solar power (CSP) and will further strengthen and diversify its renewables portfolio. Combining Ausra's proven technology...

2009-12-02 08:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Ausra, Inc., a provider of large-scale, concentrated solar thermal steam generators for electricity generation and industrial processes, has named Craig A. Smith as Vice President of U.S. Sales. Smith joins Ausra with 16 years of achievement in the energy industry, bringing in-depth experience in power boiler sales, procurement, and equipment design for power generation and industrial steam customers. "Craig's engineering background and power...

2009-11-10 09:04:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Global Solar Thermal Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0158742/Global-Solar-Thermal-Market-Analysis-and-Forecasts-to-2020.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Global Solar Thermal Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020 Summary This report gives an in-depth analysis of the global solar thermal...

2009-09-30 08:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Ausra, Inc. has been selected as the solar steam boiler supplier for the proposed 100-megawatt JOAN1 concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) project currently under development in Ma'an, Jordan. The selection of Ausra is an important milestone in the development of JOAN1, which will also include a back-up fossil-fuel boiler to guarantee 24-hour dispatchable electric power. The project is expected to enter operation in 2013 and will be the...

2009-09-21 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Ausra, Inc., a leading provider of large-scale, concentrated solar thermal steam systems for electricity generation and industrial processes, has named Dr. Thomas Caulfield President and Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Caulfield's in-depth OEM experience will strengthen and complement Ausra's management team and accelerate the company's transition from a power plant developer to a global solar steam systems provider. "Tom's skills and experience...

2009-07-15 15:32:41

The U.S. Energy Department says it will provide as much as $52.5 million to research and develop solar power systems that can produce electricity day and night. The systems are concentrating solar power technologies that concentrate and capture the sun's energy as heat, which then drives an engine or turbine to produce electrical power. Officials said such plants can include low-cost energy storage, which allows them to provide electricity even when the sun is not shining. Current solar...

2009-07-01 10:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleantech Group(TM), founders of the cleantech sector and providers of leading global market research, events and advisory services for the cleantech ecosystem, along with Deloitte, which provides audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services to cleantech companies, today released preliminary 2Q09 results for clean technology venture investments in North America, Europe, China and India, totaling $1.2 billion across 94 companies. Cleantech...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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