Concentrated solar power is any method of producing solar power in which sunlight is gathered from a large area and focusing it into a much smaller area. This is most commonly done with heat engine-based solar power, but it can also be useful with certain kinds of photovoltaics.
- 2009-10-02 [L..T] Water Sucking Solar Farms Breed Water Wars "Many solar projects consume enormous amounts of water. How much water are we talking? According to a recent New York Times article, proposed plans for two solar farms in Nevada would gulp up 1.3 billion gallons of water annually--or 20 percent of the area's available water."