Renewable Energy Convergence

One source of renewable energy isn't going to cut it; the future is in using multiple sources, and even combining them in a single power plant, says blogger jnshere.
March 29, 2010, 7am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Shere reports on one company that is combining biomass gassification and solar power:

"Hundreds of mirrors reflect sunlight onto a large, heat-absorbing metal sheet mounted on a tower. The heat--topping out around 1200 degrees C--is used to initiate a chemical reaction that turns woodchips and other biomass into a gas that can then be refined into gasoline or diesel."

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Published on Sunday, March 28, 2010 in Renewable Energy World
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