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Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System (ISEGS)

BrightSource’s LPT solar thermal system is currently being deployed at the Ivanpah (ISEGS) in California’s . Ivanpah, which started construction in October 2010, is the first project that will deliver power to serve the company’s signed contracts with PG&E and . The project – which counts NRG Solar, Google and BrightSource as – is currently the largest solar plant under construction in the world.

The project is being constructed by Bechtel.

Project Overview

A 392 megawatt gross solar complex using mirrors to focus the power of the sun on solar receivers atop .

  • The electricity generated by all three plants is enough to serve more than 140,000 homes in California during the peak hours of the day.
  • The complex will reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by more than 400,000 tons per year.
  • Located in Ivanpah, approximately 50 miles northwest of Needles, California (about five miles from the California-Nevada border) on federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management.
  • The complex is comprised of three separate plants to be built in phases between 2010 and 2013, and will use BrightSource Energy’s LPT .

For more detailed information, visit www.IvanpahSolar.com.

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