08 Aug '11, 12pm

290-Megawatt Solar Power Behemoth Brings 400 New Green Jobs to Arizona

290-Megawatt Solar Power Behemoth Brings 400 New Green Jobs to Arizona

Agua Caliente Solar Power Project is one step closer to bringing 400 new green jobs to Arizona, thanks to a $967 million loan guarantee from the Department of Energy that will get the thin-film photovoltaic project off the ground. The new facility, sponsored by solar giant NRG, will deploy two cutting edge technologies that improve the stability of power supply from the plant to the grid. Called fault ride-through and dynamic voltage regulation, the two technologies are new to the solar industry, so their successful application in the Agua Caliente project could make them industry standards throughout the U.S.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/08/08/290-megawatt-solar-po...

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