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  • ... abut possible unsafe conditions caused by a large solar power plant in the Mojave Desert , according to documents filed with a state agency, and Las Vegas ...
  • ... Dunes from the air | Photo: Solar Reserve   An article on Solar Reserve's Crescent Dunes solar project, now under construction in the desert outside Tonopah, Nevada, offers an object lesson in what the engineers ... makes the math easier. Crescent Dunes' concrete will (by ReWire's estimation) have contributed between 14.7 and 43.1 million pounds of ...
  • ... block (Releasing news on a Friday is a time-honored method used by government agencies to ... controversial decisions, though just between us, we at ReWire don't recall the last time we heard of news being released at 4:55 ...
  • As evidence mounts that the Palen solar project's mirrors and concentrated solar energy each pose ... power project being considered for the California desert have suggested that they can frighten birds away from their facility ... in many pages of documents available to the public: ReWire will report on other contents of interest on Monday. ...
  • ... has released a report on hazards from glare at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in San Bernardino County, and the risk ... glare poses to aviation in the area. It's not good news for those flying between LA and Vegas. ... good news for those flying between L.A. and Vegas. ReWire reported in March on complaints from pilots flying near the ...
  • ... and Power now owns its own utility-scale desert solar power plant . [scald=34938:kl_image_original_context]Workers ... of more than the usual number of protected golden eagles. ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in ...
  • The science is still out on whether a proposed solar power tower plant in Riverside County would pose too much ... temperatures. As USFWS spokesperson Jane Hendron told ReWire in a recent interview, federal scientists are still gathering data on ...
  • A new paper suggests that a proposed solar power tower project in northeastern Riverside County may harm California's largest population of a rare desert shrub. [scald=50042:kl_image_original_context ...
  • ... of bird injuries at three large California desert solar power plants , and says that there are no easy fixes to ... that October visit is especially chilling, and confirms ReWire 's speculation that ISEGS may function as a huge "ecological trap" ...
  • ... project in Riverside County would be California's first solar power plant to incorporate thermal storage. ... to extend the daily power production cycle of concentrating solar plants by storing some of the sun's heat in the ...

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