22 May '11, 9am

First Large Scale 24/7 Solar Power Plant to be Constructed in US

First Large Scale 24/7 Solar Power Plant to be Constructed in US

The Obama administration provided a loan guarantee of $737 million to SolarReserve on Thursday to construct the first large-scale solar power plant that stores energy and provides electricity 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The solar power project will be constructed in Nevada. (Note that BrightSource Energy is at a similar stage in the development of a larger solar thermal power plant in the Mojave Desert, receiving a DOE loan guarantee of $1.37 billion in February 2010 and $168 million from Google this April

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/05/22/first-large-scale-247...

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