March 30, 2010

Chevron Tests 7 Solar Technologies


Chevron is conducting a test to determine what kind of solar technology gives the most bang for the buck. The 8 acre Project Brightfield, located in Bakersfield, California, is trying out 7 different types, with six of them thin-film and one a crystalline-silicon photovoltaic technology, like the one shown above. The 7,700 solar panels are not just there for scientific purposes. The 740kW power generated will go to local utilities and Chevron's oil production operation.

Via Chevron
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Posted by Sheila Franklin at March 30, 2010 9:05 PM
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