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  • ... Diversity wants California to see whether two pending solar power tower projects hurt wildlife before approving more. ... Ileene Anderson, CBD's Public Lands Desert Director, told ReWire . "We think the prudent course would be to step back, study the effects ...
  • The science is still out on whether a proposed solar power tower plant in Riverside County would pose too much risk ... temperatures. As USFWS spokesperson Jane Hendron told ReWire in a recent interview, federal scientists are still gathering data ...
  • How did this once-popular technology fall on such hard times? [scald=76732:kl_image_original_context {"additionalClasses":""}] The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System | Photo: sslopek/Flickr/Creative Commons ... electricity than at any point in its history. With a new mandate that the state get half its electrical power from renewables ...
  • ... Dunes from the air | Photo: Solar Reserve   An article on Solar Reserve's Crescent Dunes solar project, now under ... makes the math easier. Crescent Dunes' concrete will (by ReWire's estimation) have contributed between 14.7 and 43.1 million pounds of ...
  • The people who want to build the 500-megawatt Palen Solar Electric Generating System in Riverside County have made no secret of ... is still offline. CEC press spokesperson Sandy Louey tells ReWire that the transcriptionists are still working on the document, and ...
  • In a glance through a solar power tower developer's latest missive to the state agency considering it application for a Riverside County Project, ReWire spotted something interesting. The company seems to be throwing its solar industry colleagues under the bus on the issue of harm to wildlife from desert solar projects. ...
  • The handwriting may be on the wall for BrightSource Energy's long-mothballed Hidden Hills Solar Electric Generating System, as senior staff at California's state ... for killing the project. They also pointed out that a new renewable energy planning policy in Inyo County would keep a plant like ...
  • ... official with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service contacted ReWire August 31 to clarify the agency's position on assessment of ... more injuries than burns, though that's hardly reassuring news .)According to the letter from Sorensen,We are concerned about the ...
  • ... {"additionalClasses":""}] Golden eagle near the Palen Solar Electric Generating System site | Photo via California Energy ... on the threat to wildlife from power-tower -style concentrating solar facilities. While FWS's comments specifically concern ...
  • As a developer of a large-scale solar energy project tries to rush approval by a California agency, a couple ... Solar Millennium, which planned to use parabolic trough concentrating solar technology. It was given the green light by the ... look different; we have two towers that glow. As ReWire has mentioned before, visual resources are of critical importance to ...

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