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  • ... with injuries from concentrated " solar flux." As ReWire reported last month, Ivanpah workers found an injured peregrine ... death of seven of the birds . Which means that pending news on the fate of the yellowthroat, at least 12 of the birds killed at ...
  • ... 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 ...
  • Bird deaths continued in March at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in San Bernardino County, in the ...
  • ... power plant in the California desert, and it's bad news : 97 birds were found killed or mortally injured between April 1 and ... be at least partly a statistical artifact: sources tell ReWire that biologists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) were on site ...
  • ... 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 ...
  • ... Dunes from the air | Photo: Solar Reserve   An article on Solar Reserve's Crescent Dunes solar ... materials including sand, gravel, water, and cement. each has its own CO2 footprint, but cement's is the highest in terms of CO2 per ... makes the math easier. Crescent Dunes' concrete will (by ReWire's estimation) have contributed between 14.7 and 43.1 million pounds of ...
  • A photo of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System taken in late February by ... roads that crisscross the facility. Either way, based on ReWire's months of experience witnessing wind storms in the Ivanpah ...
  • The company building a 377-megawatt solar power plant near the Mojave National Preserve has released photos ... flux damage to feathers on a rough-winged swallow at Ivanpah | Photo: BrightSource Energy BrightSource Energy, the company ... found between Ivanpah's Units 1 and 2 on August 13. As ReWire reported last week, the bird was alive when found but died two ...
  • ... reached their decisions on whether to include mention of solar flux wildlife injuries, it's strange and more than a little gratifying to see a story we broke here at ReWire grow wings and go worldwide. ... tag The bad news for Ivanpah's owners kicked into full swing just as Energy Secretary ...
  • Asked whether concentrated solar energy might kill birds without causing visible injuries, Federal ... hummingbird, one of the species commonly recovered dead at Ivanpah | Photo: eugene beckes/Flickr/Creative Commons License We reported ... most intense flux zones. If true that would be troubling news for Ivanpah's owners, as well as for the owners of the proposed ...

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