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How India Jump-Started Its Solar Economy

This month, the chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat announced that the world’s largest solar plant had started producing electricity. The plant’s solar panels fill thousands upon thousands of acres and, in theory, can produce about half as much power as a nuclear plant. Opening a solar plant of that size would be an impressive feat anywhere in the world, but it’s especially noteworthy considering that two years ago, India's total solar power capacity was next to nothing.
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Ivanpah: World’s Largest Solar Thermal Energy Plant Starts Production in California

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat (11 months ago)

The much-anticipated Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System has kicked into action in California's Mojave Desert. The 3,500 acre facility forms the world's largest solar thermal energy plant, and has the backing of some major play... Read Post

The Bizarre Way the Ivanpah Solar Plant Wants to Solve Its Bird-Killing Situation

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat (10 hours ago)

What’s the world’s largest solar plant to do when its massive mirrors start frying all of the birds flying by? If the solar plant is Ivanpah, the apparent solution is to institute a sort of cap and trade system for bird death. Ivanp... Read Post

World’s Largest Solar PV Power Plant Added to India’s Grid

Lifestyle / Green Living : CleanTechnica (2 years ago)

  Just 14 months ago, the Indian state of Gujarat announced that it was building a $2.3-billion solar park — the largest photovoltaic power station the world has seen so far. Narendra Modi, Chief Minister of Gujarat, revealed this T... Read Post

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