Joint Venture Secures Solar Tower Project
which will form an integral part of the first commercial Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in the USA. The solar tower concrete portion: 52 ft diameter (1 ft = 0,3048 m) and 535 ft high. The energy project will utilize CSP technology, with a central receiver tower and the advanced molten salt system technology from United Technologies Corp. (UTC). The project is located in the high desert of Nevada and will generate 110 MW of clean, renewable electricity. The scheduled completion of the CSP tower is fall of 2012 (9/2011).