California Approves Space-Based Solar Plant

The Green, Inc. blog of the New York Times reported on Thursday that California regulators approved a utility contract for the first space-based solar power plant in the U.S. The 200-megawatt orbiting solar farm would convert solar energy collected in space into radio frequency waves, which would be beamed to a ground station near Fresno, […]

Delivery of Full-Scale Receiver to eSolar’s Sierra SunTower Power Plant Marks New Era for B&W

B&W Enters New Solar Receiver Market: Delivery of Full-Scale Receiver to eSolar’s Sierra SunTower Power Plant Marks New Era for B&W Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG), a major operating unit of The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W), has designed, developed and manufactured a tower-mounted steam generation receiver for eSolar’s 5 MW […]