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  • ... large glass orb that it says may change the way we use solar power even offering the possibility of generating power from moonlight. ... piece on renewable energy gadgets to debunk. Last week ReWire took a critical look at the gadgetry site's strange lauding of a ...
  • ... Dunes from the air | Photo: Solar Reserve   An article on Solar Reserve's Crescent Dunes solar ... in informal use.) 9,100 yards of concrete is quite a bit. But it's nothing compared to what may well turn out to be holding up the ... makes the math easier. Crescent Dunes' concrete will (by ReWire's estimation) have contributed between 14.7 and 43.1 million pounds of ...
  • Concentrating solar companies are having trouble, but today ... under the utility-scale concentrating solar market.ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in touch ...
  • Solar advocates like to joke that while oil spills ruin the environment, solar spills are otherwise known as " nice days." But a "spill" from a solar project being built in the desert portion of ...
  • Asked whether concentrated solar energy might kill birds without causing visible injuries, Federal ... lab says there's no evidence to support that claim -- but it also says that might be because bird carcasses are rarely recovered ... most intense flux zones. If true that would be troubling news for Ivanpah's owners, as well as for the owners of the proposed Palen ...
  • ... are what are, in our view, the five most important stories ReWire worked on in 2013. Each of them will likely continue to be important ... and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently made news by offering wind developers 30-year permits to kill bald and golden ...
  • ... companies, that land is essentially no longer public. ReWire and a handful of citizen activists got a poignant reminder of just how ... At issue is the Genesis Solar project, being built by Florida developer NextEra on 1,950 acres of ...
  • With the cancellation of one of the biggest solar projects proposed for the California desert, the utility-scale solar ... But that scenario has been undercut, as long-time ReWire readers know, by plummeting prices for photovoltaic solar panels, ...
  • ReWire takes a look at the stories you thought were the most important, at ... completely enough to suit us. 9) Our most-visited story on solar power tower projects' threat to flying wildlife was just one of many ... and friends have our continuing sympathy. 1) More Good News About The 'Scientific Accident That May Change The World': An ...
  • There's good and less-good solar news in California today. ... on homes built by the Denver Habitat for Humanity group.ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in touch ...

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