27 Jun '11, 10am

Ivanpah: Design & integration of the world's largest solar thermal plant | FC Business Intelligence

As the attention of the CSP industry in the United States turns towards mastering the design, engineering and construction of large-scale plants, EPC (engineering, procurement & construction) groups have become a vital cog in guaranteeing the success of 100MW+ projects. Currently the most prominent example would be the work of Bechtel Corporation at Ivanpah, California, the $2.2 billion project that is set to be the world’s largest solar thermal facility. Justin Zachary of Bechtel will be giving a glimpse into their experiences of this landmark project later this year – after the company unveiled their official sponsorship of the 2nd CSP Plant Optimization Conference USA, taking place on 7-8 September in San Francisco. The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System will be the first large-scale solar thermal project built in California in nearly two decades, and the largest ...

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