In 2009, BrightSource signed [a deal] with Southern California Edison. At 1,300 megawatts it was the world’s largest solar-power purchase agreement. See 2009 BusinessWeek article, click HERE.
“Last March, BrightSource inked a deal with California’s Pacific Gas & Electric to provide up to 900 megawatts of solar thermal electricity in the Mojave Desert as early as 2011.” – excerpt from May 18, 2009 BusinessWeek article. For more info click HERE.
If you thought things were bigger in Texas, go to China. China plans to spend some $600 billion over the next decade on a smart-grid electrical network. “The scale and pace of how things move [in China] is not something you experience anywhere else in the world… The opportunities in China are breathtaking.” – excerpt from Bloomberg BusinessWeek article. Click HERE for more info.
Green won’t just be the color of the grass this season at Major League Baseball parks. The energy efficient light bulbs at the new Yankee Stadium will save enough electricity to “power 75 homes for a year.” – excerpt from April 20, 2009 issue of Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Click HERE for more info.The above photos are from the BusinessWeek article.