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  • ... published by the California Energy Commission on Friday, a solar power tower facility proposed for Riverside County would kill ... the testimony, bird carcasses with no obvious signs of thermal injury tend to be found more often the closer surveyors get to ...
  • ... California Energy Commission (CEC) this weekend, and the news is unsettling for anyone concerned with the plant's effect on desert ... the plant's concentrated solar energy. As ReWire reported last week , similar mortalities are already being reported ...
  • The reported deaths at the solar power plant ebbed only slightly after peaking in April, and more ... wildlife safety during CEC hearings on other projects proposed by ISEGS designer BrightSource Energy , and will play an important ... Generating System proposed for Riverside County. ReWire often receives comments on our monitoring of wildlife deaths at ...
  • ... /Flickr/ Creative Commons License   ReWire reported earlier this month that early September was tough on ... full data set is in, and it's not particularly good news . According to compliance documents the plant's owners filed with the ...
  • ... power plant in the California desert, and it's bad news : 97 birds were found killed or mortally injured between April 1 ... be at least partly a statistical artifact: sources tell ReWire that biologists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) were on site ...
  • It's been a long road for the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, from its formal proposal by ... in a press release issued before the ceremony, to which ReWire was not invited for some reason. "The Ivanpah project is a shining ... also reports that the state's total output of solar thermal energy rose significantly over an apparent low in January, which may ...
  • ... (Releasing news on a Friday is a time-honored method used by government agencies to ... to controversial decisions, though just between us, we at ReWire don't recall the last time we heard of news being released at 4:55 ...
  • ... issue of bird and bat deaths at the Ivanpah solar plant in California's desert has dismissed many of the ... National Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory, which ReWire reported on in April , suggested that actual levels of wildlife ...
  • ... 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. ... The bad news for Ivanpah's owners kicked into full swing just as Energy ...
  • Asked whether concentrated solar energy might kill birds without causing visible injuries, ... flux zones. If true that would be troubling news for Ivanpah's owners, as well as for the owners of the proposed Palen Solar Electric Generating Station, which would ...

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