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  • A photo of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System taken in late February by members of Basin ... {"additionalClasses":""}] Severe dust storm blowing off the Ivanpah Solar construction site | ... roads that crisscross the facility. Either way, based on ReWire's months of experience witnessing wind storms in the Ivanpah ...
  • ... Dunes from the air | Photo: Solar Reserve   An article on Solar Reserve's Crescent Dunes solar ... world's tallest such solar power tower when completed at 640 feet -- at least until BrightSource gets some of the 750-foot ... makes the math easier. Crescent Dunes' concrete will (by ReWire's estimation) have contributed between 14.7 and 43.1 million pounds of ...
  • Bird deaths continued in March at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in San Bernardino County, in the ...
  • ... with injuries from concentrated " solar flux." As ReWire reported last month, Ivanpah workers found an injured peregrine ... of death of seven of the birds. Which means that pending news on the fate of the yellowthroat, at least 12 of the birds killed ...
  • ... power grid operator, the world's largest concentrating solar power plant spent a lot of its first month online being, well, not ... Raia/Flickr/Creative Commons License On Friday, ReWire reported on a confusing contradiction concerning the world's largest ...
  • Solar advocates like to joke that while oil spills ruin the environment, ... been halted by county officials in the wake of powerful dust storms that caused multi-car pileups in April. Configure block ... to the town council, for failure to address the dust problem off the AVSR site. "They have been told it is time to use things to ...
  • It's been a long road for the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, from its formal proposal by BrightSource ... in a press release issued before the ceremony, to which ReWire was not invited for some reason. "The Ivanpah project is a shining ...
  • ... California Energy Commission (CEC) this weekend, and the news is unsettling for anyone concerned with the plant's effect on desert ... by the plant's concentrated solar energy. As ReWire reported last week, similar mortalities are already being reported ...
  • ... Photo: craigdietrich/Flickr/Creative Commons License   ReWire reported earlier this month that early September was tough on birds ... full data set is in, and it's not particularly good news . According to compliance documents the plant's owners filed with the ...
  • The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert suffered a setback in ... Commission (CEC) press representative Sandy Louey told ReWire ; There was a piping failure involving the auxiliary boiler in Unit 2 ... as its choice of adhesives also contributed to the problem that same evening at Unit 2. According to Bechtel's report on ...

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