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2008-09-18 09:00:42

eSolar, a producer of modular, scalable solar thermal power plants, announced today the addition of Craig Tyner, Ph.D., as Senior Vice President of Engineering. Dr. Tyner, an energy engineering veteran with nearly 30 years of experience, has spent much of his career advancing and deploying solar thermal technologies. He will lead the ongoing development of eSolar's technology, which has already attracted key utilities across the Southwest United States. Dr. Tyner joins eSolar's executive team...

2008-06-16 09:01:05

By EHUD ZION WALDOKS Two technologies now lie side by side in the Negev desert. One was discovered over 60 years ago and harnesses the power of the atom. The other was perfected in the last 18 months and harnesses the power of the sun. BrightSource Energy and its wholly owned Israeli subsidiary Luz II dedicated its new solar energy development center at the Rotem Industrial Park on Thursday afternoon. The park is just one ridge over from the Dimona nuclear reactor. BrightSource's...

2008-06-16 09:01:04

By STEPHANIE RUBENSTEIN The newly built Negev-based Solar Energy Development Center is on track to move forward the initiative of a US- Israeli company to build the world's largest solar plant in California's Mojave desert. The Californian company BrightSource Energy, formed in 2006, and its Israel-based subsidiary Luz II are dedicating the center Thursday. The facility took a year and a half to build and is not yet fully functional, but will be completed for technology testing in...