Wednesday Mar 12
A look inside the Solana Generating Station and its 3 square miles of solar power
Almost a million huge gleaming, curved mirrors and thermal energy storage covering 3 square miles at the Solana Generating Station are collecting 280 megawatts of solar power in a unique way.
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Wednesday Mar 12
Arizona second in number of solar jobs created
"For all of 2013, we saw more than 78,000 clean energy and clean transportation jobs announced in almost every state in the country," said Bob Keefe, communications director for E2.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
BLM Clearing Brush Along I-8 In National Monument To Reduce Smuggling
The Bureau of Land Management has begun a brush-clearing project along Interstate 8 east of Gila Bend.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Faith in a flash: Arizona churches offer ashes to go to mark start of Lent
Cooper Rummell is a Southern California native. He moved to Arizona in 2012 to pursue a bachelor's degree in journalism at ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism.
BLM crews to clear brush to combat smuggling
Bureau of Land Management crews with assist from the Arizona Department of Transportation are clearing brush and trees along portions of Interstate 8 east of Gila Bend in an effort to combat smuggling.
Installations, Solana plant helped keep Arizona's solar industry stable
An annual report released Wednesday and produced by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association showed Arizona installed 421 megawatts in residential, commercial and utility photovoltaic installations in 2013 Arizona remained second in the U.S. for its photovoltaic solar power installations in 2013, although those installations ... (more)
Sat Feb 22, 2014
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AIA Div. 4 Basketball Tournament Scoreboard
Matt Hinshaw/The Daily Courier Grand Canyon's Ian Jones goes up for a shot while Gila Bend's Abraham Amezcua and Patrick Villegas look on Friday morning during the AIA Division IV Boys State Basketball Tournament at Yavapai College in Prescott.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Solar-industry jobs picture not so sunny in Arizona in 2013, report says
A new report says installation continued to be the largest job sector in solar-related industries last year.
Who needs sunlight? In Arizona, solar power never sleeps
Solana is currently the largest parabolic trough plant in the world, covering more than 1,900 acres in southern Arizona.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
MCSO seizes 1,000 pounds of pot in desert, arrests 2 alleged smugglers
GILA BEND, Ariz. -- Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies seized nearly 1,000 pounds of marijuana in the desert south of Gila Bend and arrested two of the alleged smugglers.