World’s Largest Floating Solar Power Plant

Once again China is leading in the innovative projects of Power Plants, especially solar power plant. China installed a huge filed of solar panels over the lake which was formed in abandoned coal mines at Poignant. This plant has achieved the rating of World’s Largest Floating Solar Power Plant. World’s Largest Floating Solar Power Plant […]

U.S. Solar, Geothermal Projects Surged in 2009

Despite the recession, reports from U.S. renewable industry groups show that the nation’s solar energy industry enjoyed a 36% increase in revenue and overall 5% increase in installations in 2009, while geothermal projects under development grew more than 26%. “US Solar Industry Year in Review 2009” (PDF) a report released by the Solar Energy Industries […]

DOE to Support Progress of Concentrating Solar Power Technologies

The U.S. Energy Department on Friday announced it would grant $62 million to 13 concentrating solar power (CSP) projects. The funds are expected to support improvements in CSP systems, components, and thermal energy storage and accelerate the market-readiness of the renewable energy technology. The grantees will “seek to improve component and system designs to extend […]