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Solar power technologies and projects: photovoltaic, concentrating solar, solar tower

The Big Picture: Power Plant Additions Over the Decades [Infographic]

The deployment of new power plants in the U.S. over the past 14 decades has hinged on policies, markets, technologies, and new industry players. Every decade has presented its own…



POWER Digest (October 2022)

Saft Installs Batteries on Italian Islands. Saft, a subsidiary of TotalEnergies, has installed seven maintenance-free Flex’ion lithium-ion battery systems supporting a microgrid with solar plants on the Italian island of…


How to Continue the Solar Jobs Success Story

Solar power has transformed the energy landscape over the past decade, growing from a minimal percentage of U.S. energy use to become the top source of new electric generating capacity…


Australia Taking ‘Renewable’ Approach to Decommissioning Coal Plants

Australia stands at a crossroads when it comes to its energy strategy. On the one hand, the country has moved to embrace clean energy in the past few years, with…


History of Power: The Evolution of the Electric Generation Industry

POWER magazine was launched in 1882, just as the world was beginning to grasp the implications of a new, versatile form of energy: electricity. During its 140-year history, the magazine’s…


Financing Committed for Major California, Texas Solar Projects

Four large solar power projects, including two that will feature battery energy storage systems (BESS), are moving forward after the closing of financing commitments for the installations. Intersect Power, an…