Month: December 2021

Lightsource bp Starts Construction on Pollinator-friendly Indiana Solar Project

Bellflower Solar Lightsource bp has successfully closed on a $376 million multi-project financing package and mobilized construction on its 173 MW DC Bellflower Solar project, located about 40 miles east of Indianapolis in Henry and Rush Counties. A power purchase agreement with Verizon Communications Inc. announced in early 2021 was key to achieving this project …

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NREL’s New Consortium Researches Use of High-Tech Mirrors in Solar Plants

Guangdong Zhu The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), joined by partners at Sandia National Laboratories and the Australian Solar Thermal Research Institute, has launched the Heliostat Consortium (HelioCon), an international effort to drive down the cost of heliostats. HelioCon, led by NREL, emphasizes the significance of heliostats as a key …

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