17 Aug '12, 7am

Construction of World’s Largest Concentrating Solar Power Plant Reaches Halfway Mark

Construction of World’s Largest Concentrating Solar Power Plant Reaches Halfway Mark

Once up and running, the clean, renewable electricity ISEGS produces will power more than 140,000 California homes and businesses. Power purchase agreements have been secured with Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) and Southern California Edison (SCE). Joining the federal government and BrightSource in investing in the project are NRG Solar and Google. BrightSource’s ISEGS project qualified for a federal loan guarantee per the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009, a federal program that Republicans have been criticizing and trying to bring to an end.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/08/17/construction-of-world...

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