Ivanpah Concentrated Solar Power tower plant now on pace to meet goal

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, the world’s biggest solar-thermal power plant, generated 67,300 megawatt-hours electricity in February, up from about 30,300 a year earlier, according to NRG Energy Inc., which operates the faculty and co-owns it with BrightSource Energy Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google. The operator of a massive [...]

Ivanpah, one of the largest concentrated solar power plants, is in trouble

One of the most ambitious solar energy projects on the planet is in trouble. The $2.2 billion Ivanpah concentrated solar power facility in California has fallen well short of its expected power output and now has a year to get itself back on track, or it risks being forced to [...]

Ivanpah Concentrated Solar Power Production Up 170% in 2015, An Open Letter to the Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal has returned attention to the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, the $2.2 billion Department of Energy-backed concentrated solar power plant.

NRG Energy’s Solar Energy Portfolio (Concentrated Solar Power and PV) Surpasses 1,200 Megawatts

Through these facilities, NRG helps power nearly one million homes at full output with clean, renewable solar energy, which is helping reinvent the US energy ecosystem.

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) could be cheaper and a more constant source of power than PV cells

Now that the world’s largest concentrated solar power (CSP) plant is operational in California’s Mojave Desert, the question is whether it will prove its mettle and whether more of those facilities will crop up.

Ivanpah, the world’s largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) with almost 400 MW

BrightSource estimates that the Ivanpah Concentrated Solar Power plant would involve some 1,000 jobs at the peak of construction, 86 permanent jobs, and total economic benefits of $3 billion.

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