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—   All Three Units of 392 megawatt Ivan­pah Solar Elec­tric Gen­er­at­ing Sys­tem Now Deliv­er­ing Solar Power to California’s Elec­tric Grid — NIPTON, Calif.; Feb. 13, 2014 ¾ NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), through its […]

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SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 25, 2013—SolarCity® (Nas­daq: SCTY), a lead­ing provider of clean energy, announced the open­ing of ten new oper­a­tions cen­ters in Cal­i­for­nia. All are expected to be operational […]

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World’s Largest Solar Thermal Power Project at Ivanpah Achieves Commercial Operation

February 13, 2014

Press Release
February 13, 2014

—   All Three Units of 392 megawatt Ivan­pah Solar Elec­tric Gen­er­at­ing Sys­tem Now Deliv­er­ing Solar Power to California’s Elec­tric Grid — NIPTON, Calif.; Feb. 13, 2014 ¾ NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), through its […]

Madrone Capital Backs Glass Co. View With $100M

Dow Jones
January 7, 2014

ByYuliya Cher­nova.  Madrone Cap­i­tal Part­ners , an invest­ment firm affil­i­ated with the Wal­ton fam­ily, made an equity invest­ment of $100 mil­lion in View Inc ., a man­u­fac­turer of elec­tron­i­cally tint­ing glass for buildings, […]

Solar Power Craze on Wall St. Propels Start-​​Up

New York Times
January 3, 2014

By Diane Card­well and Julie Creswell. The first inklings of the idea came to Elon Musk and a cousin in an R.V. head­ing to the Burn­ing Man fes­ti­val in 2004. Lyndon Rive, […]

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