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Beam me up Sunny!

Feature story | 25 May, 2009 at 0:00

Solar power is for wimps. You'd be forgiven if that was the impression you had, given that it's been the (usually) implicit message coming from the oil and coal industries for decades now. Obviously, they don't want you to know about the real...

Global Concentrating Solar Power Outlook 2009

Publication | 25 May, 2009 at 0:00

With advanced industry development and high levels of energy efficiency, concentrated solar power could meet up to 7 percent of the world's power needs by 2030 and fully one quarter by 2050.

Concentrated solar power

Image | 7 May, 2009 at 11:00

Concentrated solar power, less known can also provide power for large communities. By concentrating the solar heat on one point with large mirrors, it heats the top of the tower to temperatures hot enough to melt steel. The heat is then used for...

Andasol Solar Power Station in Spain

Image | 7 May, 2009 at 11:30

Concentrated solar power can also be stored long enough to produce electricity at night, like the Andasol plant does in Spain.

The PS10 Concentrating Solar Thermal Power Plant in southern Spain

Image | 25 May, 2009 at 0:00

The PS10 Concentrating Solar Thermal Power Plant in southern Spain. The 11 megawatt solar power tower produces electricity with 624 large movable mirrors called heliostats. The solar radiation, mirror design plant is capable of producing 23 GWh...

PS10 Solar Power Station in Spain

Image | 25 May, 2009 at 0:00

Aerial photo of the PS10 Concentrating Solar Thermal Power Plant in southern Spain. The 11 megawatt solar power tower produces electricity with 624 large movable mirrors called heliostats. The solar radiation, mirror design plant is capable of...

Solar [r]evolution now! PS10 Concentrating Solar Thermal Power Plant

Image | 25 May, 2009 at 14:02

The PS10 Concentrating Solar Thermal Power Plant in southern Spain. The 11 megawatt solar power tower produces electricity with 624 large movable mirrors called heliostats. The solar radiation, mirror design plant is capable of producing 23 GWh...

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