A Dangerous and Unhealthy Reality. In an era of cell phones, satellites, and the Internet, it can often be hard to believe that almost half the world’s population still cooks food, boils water, and warms their homes by burning wood, dung, other biomass, and coal in open fires or rudimentary cook
The modern age of CSP can arguably be traced back to the 354MW Solar Energy Generating Systems (SEGS) in the Mojave desert, which now make up the oldest operating plant in the world, as well as one of the largest.
The European Commission is finalising the preparation of Horizon 2020, a new financial instrument for research and innovation that will run from 2014 to 2020 with about €80 billion budget. It replaces the current Framework Programme 7.