T&D World Magazine
California Valley Solar Ranch Photo courtesy of SunPower.

The 250-MW California Valley Solar Ranch, now under construction, will provide power to PG&E’s grid. The facility’s solar trackers follow the sun’s movement during the day, increasing sunlight capture over conventional fixed-tilt systems, while significantly reducing land-use requirements.

Can Smart Solar Keep the Sun Shining on PV?

New strategies and technologies are needed to prevent the prolific growth of photovoltaics from causing big problems on the grid.

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