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E.ON commissions large scale wind power and solar energy projects in the US

With the commissioning of two renewables projects E.ON is strengthening its position in the U.S. market for green energy. Both the start of commercial operation of the onshore wind farm Grandview I in the Texas Panhandle and of the Fort Huachuca Solar Plant in Arizona occurred in a single week. Grandview I is a 211-megawatt … Continue reading E.ON commissions large scale wind power and solar energy projects in the US

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PTC a success story, clean energy grows globally, Arizona calls for more renewables

It’s Wednesday, and there’s news of the PTC’s big returns for Americans, global investments in clean energy, and Arizona’s plan to boost its renewables profile. The PTC is helping wind power provide affordable electricity while more than paying for itself: In its “Outlook for Renewable Energy 2014,” the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), working … Continue reading PTC a success story, clean energy grows globally, Arizona calls for more renewables

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Four New Large-scale Solar Power Plants Open for Arizona

The largest contributor to APS’s increased capacity this year is the Solana Concentrated Solar power (CSP) Station near Gila Bend. One of the largest concentrating solar thermal power plants in the world, Solana has a capacity of 250 megawatts and began commercial production in October. Arizona’s national solar energy leadership is growing stronger in December … Continue reading Four New Large-scale Solar Power Plants Open for Arizona

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Abengoa unveils Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in Arizona

Spain’s Abengoa gave members of the U.S. media a tour of its Solana concentrating solar power (CSP) plant in Arizona, the largest parabolic trough plant in the world. The Solana Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant, which has thousands of mirrors, has a total capacity of 280 MW, a capacity similar to that of a nuclear … Continue reading Abengoa unveils Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in Arizona

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New Arizona Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant Keeps Producing Electricity After Sun Goes Down

Unlike other solar-powered electrical plants, the new Solana Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) keeps the sun's energy working after dark to produce electricity for APS customers across Arizona. Unlike other solar-powered electrical plants, the new Solana Generating Station keeps the sun's energy working after dark to produce electricity for APS customers across Arizona. The three-square-mile facility … Continue reading New Arizona Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant Keeps Producing Electricity After Sun Goes Down

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Abengoa’s Solana Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant enters in testing phase

A massive new concentrated solar power plant near Gila Bend that has the unique ability to produce power long after the sun sets has begun sending power to the grid. The CSP plant is expected to reach its full capacity in October. Once it’s fully up and running, Solana will, for a time at least, … Continue reading Abengoa’s Solana Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant enters in testing phase

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Wind energy project approved for Arizona

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has announced the approval of a wind farm in northwestern Arizona. The project about 40 miles northwest of Kingman is expected to provide up to 500 megawatts to the electricity grid. That’s enough energy to power up to 175,000 houses. It’s also projected to create about 750 jobs through construction and … Continue reading Wind energy project approved for Arizona

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U.S. Department of Interior Approves SolarReserve’s 100 MW Arizona Concentrated Solar Power Project

With this authorization, SolarReserve, a U.S. developer of large-scale solar power projects, is proceeding with the development of its 100 megawatt concentrating project, located on Bureau of Land (BLM) managed land. The Quartzsite Project will be utilizing SolarReserve’s concentrated solar power (CSP) technology with integrated storage which allows the facility to operate like a conventional … Continue reading U.S. Department of Interior Approves SolarReserve’s 100 MW Arizona Concentrated Solar Power Project

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Kyocera Solar Inc. announces 127 megawatt utility-scale solar installation opens in Arizona with 25MW of U.S

Kyocera Solar Inc. today joined LS Power and Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to officially open the Arlington Valley Solar Energy II (AV Solar II) utility-scale installation in southwest Arizona. Kyocera is providing 25 megawatts (MW) of proven, reliable solar modules for the 127MW photovoltaic (PV) installation; all Kyocera modules included in the project were U.S.-made. … Continue reading Kyocera Solar Inc. announces 127 megawatt utility-scale solar installation opens in Arizona with 25MW of U.S

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