concentrating solar power

Solar Power Troughs to Cover Three Square Miles of Arizona

Article: Solar Power Troughs to Cover Three Square Miles of Arizona

PHOENIX, Arizona, February 21, 2008 (ENS) – If it were operating today, the Solana Generating Station would be the largest solar power plant in the world, but the solar installation planned for Gila Bend, Arizona is not scheduled to start generating power until 2011. Abengoa Solar, a subsidiary of a multi-billion-dollar international technology company based…

Nevada Solar One Dedicated to Power Las Vegas Homes

Article: Nevada Solar One Dedicated to Power Las Vegas Homes

BOULDER CITY, Nevada, February 24, 2008 (ENS) – Nevada Solar One, the world’s largest concentrating solar power plant to be built in 17 years, was dedicated Friday at Boulder City, about 32 miles southeast of Las Vegas in the Eldorado Valley. Spread over 400 desert acres, the Nevada Solar One plant uses a parabolic trough…