Professor Murphy evaluates solar power from space and the giant hurdles such a scheme would face. On balance, he doesn't expect to see this technology escape the realm of fantasy and find a place in our world. The expense and difficulty are incommensurate with the gains.
After spending five years to draw up the plan and secure construction permits and a fat federal loan guarantee, Abengoa Solar cleared a final hurdle Thursday when California regulators approved its contract to sell that power to Pac... Read Post
The largest single-unit solar power plant in the world is expected to be completed by the end of 2012 and officially open in the first quarter of 2013, solar power giant Masdar has announced. Shams 1 will have a generation capacit... Read Post
Concentrating solar power could unlock America’s clean energy future and boost solar from intermittent contributor to baseload generator – if we clear the regulatory, technological, and financial hurdles standing in the way, says a ... Read Post