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2010-06-28 07:36:00

DALLAS, June 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsandReports announces it will carry the Molten Salt Solar Energy Thermal Storage and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2010 to 2016 Market Research Report in its store. Browse the complete Report on: http://www.reportsandreports.com/market-reports/molten-salt-solar-energy-ther mal-storage-and-concentrated-solar-p/ Molten Salt Solar Energy Thermal Storage and Concentrated Solar Power...

2010-06-15 09:10:00

TOLEDO, Spain, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spanish company TITAN TRACKER has just signed a license contract with DongFang Electric and DongFang Turbine, including all the solar tracking technologies such as flat PV, CPV and CSP central receiver and Stirling dish. With the principal of "Green power, benefit mankind" DongFang Electric continues its innovation and active cooperation relationships with leading technology providers in the energy sector such as Hitachi, Mitsubishi in Japan;...

2010-06-15 08:00:00

LINTHICUM, Md., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Hydro's Extrusion Americas unit has signed an agreement with Florida Power & Light (FPL) to supply custom aluminum extrusions for the first hybrid solar/fossil fuel energy generating facility in the world. When it comes online in late 2010, the Martin Next Generation Solar Energy Center will produce 75MW. It will be the world's second-largest solar plant and the largest outside of California. The Indiantown, Florida facility will employ...

2010-06-03 13:23:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne received an award of up to $10.2 million from the Department of Energy to design and develop technologies aimed at significantly lowering electricity costs using a Concentrated Solar Power Tower with Thermal Storage (CSP Power Tower). Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. "This award is a key step in reducing the cost of solar power to levels competitive with fossil...

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2010-05-20 14:43:00

Solar energy will play a crucial role in the energy mix of tomorrow as solar energy is available in unlimited quantities. With the aid of concentrator solar cells, even more sunlight can be converted into electricity. Climate change and ever scarcer fossil resources will determine the energy mix of the future. Solar energy will play an integral role in this regard. Dr. Andreas Bett and Dr. Frank Dimroth of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE in Freiburg developed...

2010-05-13 20:47:00

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tri-Cities area of northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia sees a bright future in the solar industry. Kingsport, Tenn.-based AGC Flat Glass is a major supplier to such well-connected such international customers as Dutch Shell, BP Solar, Sun Power, Solar World, Mitsubishi, Sony and Sharp. AGC's Kingsport, Tenn., facility employs about 225 workers. AGC produces glass solutions for three main solar applications: photovoltaic...

2010-05-12 17:12:00

QUESTA, N.M., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Chevron is breaking ground on one of the largest concentrating solar photovoltaic projects in the U.S. The one megawatt installation will be built on the tailing site of Chevron Mining Inc's molybdenum mine in Questa, New Mexico. The project will demonstrate and evaluate an emerging solar technology and a practical use of previously impacted land....

2010-04-15 12:14:00

WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today released the 2009 U.S. Solar Industry Year in Review, finding another year of strong growth despite the economic recession. Overall U.S. solar electric capacity increased by 37 percent (photovoltaic and concentrating solar power combined). This was driven primarily by strong demand in the residential and utility-scale markets, resulting in a 36 percent increase over 2008 in overall revenue. The...

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...

2010-01-06 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) announced today that it will be supplying Therminol® VP-1 synthetic heat transfer fluid for Solnova 4, a new 50 MW concentrating solar power (CSP) plant in Sevilla, Spain managed by Abener. Solnova 4 is one of several solar plants which will be located at Abener's Solucar Platform complex and is scheduled to begin producing electricity in 2010. (Logo:...


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