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Lux Research: Concentrating Solar Power deserves gigawatt focus in 2011

By / February 1, 2011

Tech research group Lux Research is warming to concentrating solar power technologies and says the CSP business should be good for 2011 as plants scale up to gigawatt proportions. A new report from Lux compares four contending large-scale solar-powered generation systems: three CSP approaches and photovoltaic generation. The three CSP technologies covered in the report, “Solar…

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New solar power system displayed at Sandia’s National Solar Thermal Test Facility

By / July 10, 2009

Four newly designed solar power collection dishes called SunCatchers were unveiled at Sandia’s National Solar Thermal Test Facility. The new dishes are the next-generation model of the original SunCatcher system. Engineers say they are designed for high-volume production, ease of maintenance and cost reductions, and could be in commercial service by 2010. The modular solar-thermal…

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