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  • 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 ...
  • ... {"additionalClasses":""}] Golden eagle near the Palen Solar Electric Generating System site | Photo via California Energy ... (CEC) on the threat to wildlife from power-tower -style concentrating solar facilities. While FWS's comments specifically concern ...
  • ... {"additionalClasses":""}] The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System | Photo: sslopek/Flickr/Creative Commons ... solar future would look a lot like Solar One, a tower with a bright white boiler on top, illuminated by sunlight reflected ... With a new mandate that the state get half its electrical power from renewables by the end of 2030, solar's role in California is ...
  • ... the amount of CO(2) produced by building renewable energy power sources, should be taken into account openly in the renewable energy ... Dunes from the air | Photo: Solar Reserve   An article on Solar Reserve's Crescent Dunes solar ... makes the math easier. Crescent Dunes' concrete will (by ReWire's estimation) have contributed between 14.7 and 43.1 million pounds of ...
  • ... Energy is finally abandoning its proposed Hidden Hills solar plant in Inyo County. [scald=76486:kl_image_original_context ... by its owner, Oakland-based BrightSource Energy. The news came in an email exchange published Friday on the website of the ...
  • ... official with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service contacted ReWire August 31 to clarify the agency's position on assessment of solar ... more injuries than burns, though that's hardly reassuring news .)According to the letter from Sorensen,We are concerned about the ...
  • When last ReWire checked in on the proposed Palen solar project, its builders were asking the California Energy Commission to ... in closed session on Wednesday. We'll be looking for news on what's discussed. ...
  • Asked whether concentrated solar energy might kill birds without causing visible injuries, ... in number with decreasing distance from Ivanpah's three power towers , where tens of thousands of mirrored heliostats focus ... 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • ... test started at 9:00 a.m. on January 14, Evenson told Rewire . By 10:30, biologists working on the site began noticing what have ... to wildlife -- which the company is touting as good news for management of power tower wildlife issues. "We had some ...

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