10 Feb '12, 6pm

World’s Largest Concentrating Solar Power Plant Hits Milestone (VIDEO)

World’s Largest Concentrating Solar Power Plant Hits Milestone (VIDEO)

America’s first commercial-scale concentrating solar power (CSP) facility took a major step forward this week with completion of the project’s 540-foot tower. When complete, the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project , located near Tonopah, Nevada, will feature 110-megawatts of new solar capacity with fully integrated energy storage, and be the largest CSP facility in the world. Crescent Dunes has secured a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with NV Energy, and will supply 480,000 megawatt-hours annually – enough to power 75,000 homes. The project is being built on federal land operated by the Bureau of Land Management, and is expected to be operational by the end of 2013. “Our U.S.-developed technology has the ability to store energy for 10-15 hours and solves the issue of intermittent power generation to the grid,” said Kevin Smith, SolarReserve CEO . “We can deliver el...

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