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Videos of the week: Concentrix’s concentrating photovoltaic technology

By / March 29, 2011

Last week I posted about a utility-scale concentrating photovoltaic being built in the San Diego–Imperial Valley area using CPV units built by Concentrix, a division of Soitec. Soitec, based in France, is planning on building a manufacturing facility in the region to supply units for the San Diego project, plus for sales to other utility-oriented…

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San Diego area getting new grid link, 150 MW concentrating photovoltaic system and manufacturer

By / March 25, 2011

The San Diego area has been building out a special electrical transmission line, called the Sunrise Powerlink, which is opening up possibilities of creating utility-scale renewable energy options in nearby but less-populated areas. For example, San Diego Gas & Electric, recently signed a deal with energy developer Tenaska Solar Ventures to build a 150-megawatt solar…

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