California’s utility-scale solar power production has topped 3,000 mw

California’s utility-scale solar power production has topped 3,000 megawatts

For the first time, California’s utility-scale solar power production has topped 3,000 megawatts (or, if you prefer, 3 gigawatts). The California Independent System Operator tweeted that solar generation hit a record 3,048 MW. Lets put 3,000 MW in perspective. The average coal-fired unit in the United States could generate 228 MW of power. This according…

California turns to solar powered desalination to solve their drought problems. 

California is turning to solar powered desalination to solve their drought problems.  The drought is so bad.  Seventeen communities across the state are in danger of running out of water within 60 to 120 days. But what if the solution to California’s water crisis is as simple as sunlight?  Sunlight is one resource the state…