eSolar Unveils Lancaster Plant

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Pasadena-based solar thermal technology developer eSolar has unveiled a Lancaster solar power plant this morning, saying that the firm's 24,000 mirror, 5-megawatt plant will provide electricity for more than 4,000 homes in the Antelope Valley. The firm said that the Sierra SunTower plant is the first of several developments it is planning in the Antelope Valley, and created over 300 jobs during the course of construction.

NRG Solar Officially Opens Largest Solar Plant in California

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Carlsbad-based solar energy developer NRG Energy announced this morning that it has cut the ribbon on what it says is the largest, operating photovoltaic facility in California. The solar plant--located in Lancaster--will officially open later today.

NRG Solar Starts Operation On Two Solar Plants

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Carlsbad-based solar project developer NRG Solar , which is a subsidiary of NRG Energy, has opened up two new, solar energy plants in California. According to NRG, the two solar photovoltaic plants have a combined capacity of 40 megawatts, and are located in Lancaster and Kings County.

NRG Solar Official Opens Largest Solar Plant in California

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Carlsbad-based solar energy developer NRG Energy announced this morning that it has cut the ribbon on what it says is the largest, operating photovoltaic facility in California. The solar plant--located in Lancaster--will officially open later today.

Nexus eWater Gets $2.1M For Water, Energy Recycling Device

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Nexus eWater , a startup that has developed a device that recycles both residential water and energy, said today that it has raised $2.1M Photo: the company''s systems in Lancaster).

Nexus eWater Gets NSF/ANSI Cert

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San Diego- and Lancaster-based Nexus eWater , which makes a device which recycles grey water from residences, turning formerly wasted water into energy and water usable for irrigation and other non-potable uses, said it has received NSF/ANSI certification for its systems.

Simulations Plus Acquires Cognigen

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Lancaster-based Simulations Plus , which develops simulation and modeling software for the pharmaceuticals industry, said late Wednesday night that it has acquired Cognigen Corporation , a provider of clinical trial data analysis software. Simulations Plus said it will pay $7M for Cognigen, split between $2.8M in cash and $4.2M in stock. Cognigen will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Simulations Plus, and continue to operate under its own name.

Simulations Plus Acquires DILIsym Services

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Lancaster, California-based Simulations Plus , which develops pharmaceutical simulation and modeling software, has acquired DILIsym Services , a developer of drug-induced liver injury simulation software and related consulting services to the pharmaceutical industry.

eSolar Inks Another Solar Plant Deal

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Pasadena-based eSolar , the thermal solar technology developer backed by Idealab, has inked another solar plant deal here in California, this time with Pacific Gas and Electric. According to PG&E, it is building a 92 megawtt solar thermal plan, to be built near Lancaster, using eSolar solar thermal technology.