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Ivanpah Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) officials defend project in wake of bird deaths

Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, currently the world’s largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant, is located in the California Mojave Desert, southwest of Las Vegas.

Ivanpah Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) killed 321 birds, not 28,000

With its claim of 28,000 dead birds from Ivanpah, the Associated Press syndicated a story on every front page in America, spreading alarm about concentrated solar power (CSP) plants, which was not grounded in facts, but

How Many Birds Are Killed By Wind Energy, Solar Power, Oil, And Coal?

For each power source — wind, solar, oil and gas, nuclear, and coal — the data on bird deaths is gathered from different advocacy and industry groups, academic institutions, and government sources.

Concentrated Solar Power Less Dangerous to Birds Than Cats or Cars

Concentrated solarthermal power plants in the U.S. are less likely to kill birds than cars, cats or mobile-phone towers, despite reports that say the facilities pose a significant threat to avian life.

Largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant in the World Turns On

The largest concentrated solar power plant in the world, a 392 MW concentrated solar power tower in California’s Mojave Desert, began generating electricity from all three of its power towers.

Ivanpah: World’s Biggest Concentrated Solar Power Tower Project Goes On-Line

Thursday marked the celebration of full operation at the 392-megawatt Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, the world’s biggest concentrating solar power tower (CSP) project.