CSP 2012: Concentrated Solar Power Review
Posted on Dec 18, 2012 |
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By Herman K. Trabish
The four major CSP companies kept their PPA-driven flagship projects on track for power production in 2013. One: Abengoa’s 280-megawatt Solana parabolic trough project with six hours of storage in Arizona; Two: The BrightSource Energy 370-megawatt (cumulative) Ivanpah Units One, Two, and Three pressurized steam solar power tower in California’s Mojave Desert just across the border from Las Vegas; Three: SolarReserve’s 110-megawatt Crescent Dunes solar power tower outside Tonopah, Nevada, with ten hours of molten salt storage; and Four: The NextEra Energy 250-megawatt Genesis trough project in California’s southeastern Mojave region.
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