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Google Creates a Mirror to Halve Solar Energy Costs

March 2, 2010 / No Comments

Google's green energy czar Bill Weihl says that the internet giant has developed a new prototype mirror that could potentially halve the cost associated with building a solar thermal plant. Apparantly, not quite content with ruling the internet, the company wants some piece of the "physical" world too. It is still an internal prototype in early stages, but Bill Weihl ...

California’s First Solar Thermal Plant in 20 Years

October 31, 2008 / 1 Comment

Solar energy is without a shadow of a doubt, the leader when it comes to renewable energy sources. It seems that the State of California is assuming the mantle of being the new "Sunshine State" in the US with its amazing progress in utilizing solar energy to the optimum level. Even the economic meltdown that hit the country so hard ...