Sunmetrix Winner of SunShot Catalyst Business Innovation Contest

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We are proud to announce that Sunmetrix is one of seventeen winners of the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Catalyst Business Innovation contest. Working together with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Topcoder.com over the next three months, Sunmetrix will be participating in the prototyping phase of the challenge, with access to $25,000 in ...

Ivanpah – World’s Largest Solar Thermal Facility

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One of the world's largest renewable energy projects can be found in the Mojave Desert near the California-Nevada border: the Ivanpah solar thermal facility. Located on the Ivanpah Dry Lake, this giant project uses solar thermal technology and it covers 3500 acres of public desert land near Las Vegas. This area is equivalent to four times ...