Green light for largest solar thermal project in South Australia

  The South Australian Government has given the green light to build what is claimed will be the world’s largest solar thermal project. The 150MW Aurora Solar Energy Project, which will be built near the town of Port Augusta, will include energy storage technology with 1,100MWh of capacity. It has been contracted to supply all […]

Solar tower will generate power at night

A developer of solar thermal technology has completed the building of a 540 foot tower in Nevada, taking it one step closer to providing power from the sun, at night time. US company SolarReserve is building a system which works by heating molten salt, which can then be stored for up to 15 hours before […]