Tag Archives: Arizona

World’s largest 280 MW solar thermal parabolic plant with storage comes on-line

Concentrated solar thermal is again making the news, with the world’s largest parabolic trough array with thermal storage – opening for business in Arizona. The 280MW Solana Solana Generating Station constructed by Spanish group Abengoa has six hours of molten storage capacity … Continue reading

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Solar Panel defect rates of 20% seen by Solar Panel Auditors

A worldwide glut of solar panels has slashed prices and made the technology affordable to more people than ever before. But that glut could be prompting some panel manufacturers to cut corners. SolarBuyer, a company that audits solar factories, has … Continue reading

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Class action lawsuit filed in US District Court against First Solar

While we had initially covered the unsuitability of First Solar for Hot Climates and then a reply by their PR Director, more heartache was in store for the company A class action lawsuit was filed against First Solar by Pomerantz … Continue reading

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