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  • ... Creative Commons License   ReWire has reported a number of times on the controversy over possible threats to wildlife from solar power tower facilities that concentrate huge amounts ...
  • ... between Ivanpah's Units 1 and 2 on August 13. As ReWire reported last week , the bird was alive when found but died two ... the company was recommending a "safe threshold level" for wildlife exposure to solar flux of about 50 kilowatts per square meter, ...
  • ... with injuries from concentrated "solar flux." As ReWire reported last month, Ivanpah workers found an injured ... of seven of the birds . Which means that pending news on the fate of the yellowthroat, at least 12 of the birds ...
  • ... /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 ...
  • ... California Energy Commission (CEC) this weekend, and the news is unsettling for anyone concerned with the plant's effect on desert ... caused by the plant's concentrated solar energy. As ReWire reported last week , similar mortalities are already being reported ...
  • ... 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 Secretary ...
  • Solar power facilities in the California desert may hurt wildlife populations from the Arctic to Panama. ... to the state agency overseeing the project, and the bad news for wildlife seems to be mounting. Not only is the Ivanpah ...
  • ... in 2007 through the well-publicized problems with desert wildlife some of which actually brought construction to a brief halt in ... a press release issued before the ceremony, to which ReWire was not invited for some reason. "The Ivanpah project is a shining ...
  • Bird deaths continued in March at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in San Bernardino County, in the wake of worldwide press coverage of the effect of the project's concentrated solar "flux" on birds and other flying wildlife . [scald=55061:kl_image_original_context ...
  • ... are what are, in our view, the five most important stories ReWire worked on in 2013. Each of them will likely continue to be ... and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently made news by offering wind developers 30-year permits to kill bald and golden ...

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