VC Cash Rains on BrightSource
- A Solar Blind Spot. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;11/12/2014, pA12
Government Failure: Another Obama green energy project is looking like it was wired up wrong. This time it's a giant mirror in the California desert. Its owners are now looking for a federal bailout to pay off their federal loan.
- DOE Loan Guarantee Boosts Marquee CSP Plant In California. Lobsenz, George // Energy Daily;2/23/2010, p1
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to provide 1.37 billion U.S. dollars in federal loan guarantees to BrightSource Energy Inc. for the construction of a proposed solar plant. The Ivanpah concentrating solar plant will be located in southeastern California's...
- California regulators back half of BrightSource solar thermal plant. LINDEMAN, ERIC // Energy Daily;9/22/2014, Issue 182, p1
The article focuses on the BrightSource Energy's Palen solar thermal plant Oakland, California and its impact on birds and scenec views in the Mojave Desert. Topics discussed include the California Energy Commission (CEC) which supported the approval of the plant, but only at half of the 500...
- Molten salt central receiver tests start at Solar Two. // Modern Power Systems;Jun96, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p12
Reports on the operation of Solar Two, the solar tower in California's Mojave Desert. California's move towards utility deregulation; Market-led system that is likely to make such solar generating systems uncompetitive in the short-term; Competitiveness of the solar project in capital and...
- BrightSource Bails On Solar Project In Mojave. // Energy Daily;9/22/2009, p4
The article reports on the cancellation of plans to build a solar thermal power plant in a pristine and scenic area of the Mojave Desert in the U.S. that provides prime habitat for rare plants and animals by Oakland, California-based company BrightSource Energy as of September 2009. The decision...
- Fast Forward. // Smithsonian;Nov2012, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p116
The article discusses and presents an image of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, a project from the company BrightSource Energy which uses mirrors in the Mojave Desert of the Southwestern U.S. to generate electricity for California homes, examining environmental factors.
- Catching Rays. // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;4/14/2014, Vol. 82 Issue 20, p2
The article offers information on Invanpah, the world's largest solar power plant located in Mojave Desert in California that supplies electricity to 140, 000 households in the area.
- Catching Rays. // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;4/14/2014, Vol. 76 Issue 20, p2
The article reports on the opening of the solar power plant called Ivanpah in the Mojave Desert in California in February 2014.
- An Oasis of Power. // Government Technology;Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p10
The article features the Desert Sunlight Solar Farm located in the outskirts of the Mojave Desert near the border between California and Nevada.