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2011-04-14 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA), a global leader in performance materials and specialty chemicals, has been awarded a contract to supply its Therminol® VP-1 synthetic heat transfer fluid for the Solana solar power plant project, which is slated to be the world's largest solar power plant. The $2 billion plant, which is under construction in Gila Bend, Arizona, will be the largest parabolic trough concentrating solar plant in the world...

2010-07-07 06:00:00

PHOENIX, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Pacific Blue Energy Corporation (OTC.BB: PBEC) a developer of large renewable energy projects is pleased to announce that it has added G. Dale Gray, President and founder of Patriot Solar to its board of advisors. Mr. Gray is a registered general contractor in five U.S. states including Arizona, and is the former Large Project Director of First Solar in Germany. Mr. Gray has extensive experience in financing, engineering and constructing a broad...

2008-07-01 15:00:48

By Ed Taylor, The Tribune, Mesa, Ariz. Jul. 1--Gov. Janet Napolitano believes Arizona can become the Persian Gulf of solar energy. But the Arizona Legislature passed up a chance during its recently completed session to attract more solar manufacturing to the state. Arizona has scored some major solar advances already, with the Solana generating plant planned by Arizona Public Service near Gila Bend and Arizona State University covering the roofs of its buildings with solar panels....

2008-02-25 06:00:41

By John G. Edwards By JOHN G. EDWARDS REVIEW-JOURNAL If the story sounds familiar, it should. A giant Spanish company contracts to build a solar power plant that will generate electricity for a Southwestern utility. Abengoa Solar, a subsidiary of a similarly named technology company based in Seville, Spain, and Arizona Public Service on Thursday announced plans to build a 280-megawatt solar thermal power plant about 70 miles southwest of Phoenix. Just last summer, another Spanish...


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