Solar Flux Solution Brightens Future of Concentrated Solar Power

Power tower solar has been under a cloud – in the U.S., anyway – after 321 birds or bats were killed in the first 6 months of operation by flying through solar flux above the Ivanpah Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant, the Google-funded colossus in California’s Mojave desert.

SoCalGas Launches First Power-to-gas Project in US

Southern California Gas Company is bringing sci-fi innovation to life and has joined with the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the National Fuel Cell Research Center (NFCRC) to launch demonstration projects to create and test a carbon-free, power-to-gas system for the first time ever in the U.S.

US to Become a Net Exporter of Natgas by 2017 – EIA

The United States will transition from a net importer of natural gas to a net exporter of the fuel by 2017 as the nation’s shale gas production continues to grow, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said on Tuesday in its Annual Energy Outlook.

Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company Acquires 2 Solar Power Generation Facilities in Gainesville, Florida

Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company LLC (“Greenbacker”) announced today that through a wholly-owned subsidiary it acquired 2.05 Megawatts of operating solar power facilities located in Gainesville, Florida for a purchase price of $4,150,000 (“Gainesville Solar”) plus closing costs.

State Regulators Approve Deal That Will Create Largest Solar Project in Florida

State regulators on Thursday approved a deal that will create Florida’s largest solar project and provide power to the Sunshine State’s smallest investor-owned utility.  

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