BrightSource To Develop New Solar Tech Under DOE Program

Law360, New York (September 6, 2012, 7:49 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Energy has chosen solar thermal technology company BrightSource Energy Inc. to develop a new process for installing and assembling heliostats in an effort to reduce cost and construction time for solar field projects, BrightSource said Thursday.

Known as Flexible Assembly Solar Technology, the new process will shorten the amount of time it takes to construct a solar field by about 25 percent and eliminate the need for a fixed assembly facility for heliostats, the turning plane mirrors that reflect sunlight onto solar...
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