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Ivanpah


Worm Gear Technology Helps CSP Plant Stay Locked on Target

Solar power generation continues to increase, with forecasts from BloombergNEF (BNEF) calling for global solar generation to make up 22% of the world’s electricity by 2050, up from about 2%…


NRG Sells Renewables Assets, 3.6 GW of Louisiana Coal and Gas Power Plants

NRG Energy, in a bid to shed $7 billion in consolidated debt, is selling the bulk of its renewable assets and development platforms along with several coal and natural gas…


Fire Is Latest Hurdle for Ivanpah Concentrating Solar Power Plant

Misaligned mirrors at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in California caused electrical cables to catch fire about two-thirds of the way up the Unit 3 tower on May 19,…


NRG CEO David Crane Steps Down, Joins The B Team

NRG Energy announced on Dec. 3 that David Crane is stepping down as president and CEO of the company effective immediately. Crane had served in the position since 2003. During…


Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System Earns POWER's Highest Honor

The era of Big Solar has arrived, and at the moment there are none bigger than Ivanpah. For overcoming numerous obstacles to build the world’s largest solar thermal plant, the…