solar thermal energy

Concentrating Solar Power With Thermal Energy Storage Is Economically Useful For Utility Company Profits, Study…

  Utility companies can benefit considerably from the utilization of concentrating solar power (CSP) and available energy storage methods, a new study from the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has found. A CSP that possesses a 6-hour storage capacity works well to lower peak net loads … [continued]

BrightSource Energy Has Raised More than $80 Million of Extra Equity Financing

  One of the global leaders in concentrating solar thermal technology, BrightSource Energy, has now raised another $80 million dollars in additional equity financing. Its total equity financing now totals more than $615 million, opening up many possibilities for the company to significantly expand and grow. “BrightSource’s unique technology combines … [continued]