March, 2013

Everybody Solar Presents: Solar Rockstars for a Cause

Everybody Solar presents: Solar Rockstars For A Cause Everybody Solar, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that enables local community nonprofits to go solar, proudly presents “Solar Rockstars for a Cause” a benefit concert to raise funds for future projects! Help us celebrate our flagship solar installation for local nonprofit Rebuilding Together Peninsula! Held at 111 Minna […]

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Abu Dhabi solar plant key to energy security

Shams 1 uses 258,048 parabolic mirrors to collect sunlight and concentrate it onto oil that flows through a tubing at the center of the curved mirrors. This heated oil makes its way into a heat exchanger and is then used to create steam that powers turbines, thus making electricity.

The launch of the Shams 1 power plant is big news in clean energy, and a major hallmark on the Middle East’s path towards energy diversification.

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