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Ivanpah solar plant starts delivering electricity (pictures)

A solar thermal plant -- owned by NRG Energy, Google, and BrightSource Energy -- is pumping power to California's electric grid.

10 Images By February 13, 2014

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World's largest solar thermal plant is on the grid

The "tower power" plant, which uses more than 300,000 mirrors to reflect sunlight, starts delivering electricity to customers in California.

By February 13, 2014

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Big solar Ivanpah project gets green light

Bureau of Land Management issues final approval, paving way for BrightSource to build concentrating solar thermal plant in southern California meant to supply 140,000 homes.

By October 7, 2010

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Solar firm BrightSource cancels IPO

The builder of solar thermal projects blames "adverse market conditions" for its pulling the offering, which was expected to occur this week.

By April 11, 2012

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Molten salt keeps solar power flowing

BrightSource Energy will add molten salt storage to upcoming concentrating solar power plants, touting the benefits of solar thermal technology over low-cost solar photovoltaic technology.

By November 30, 2011

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BrightSource plans third giant solar-power plant

Solar-tower maker BrightSource plans its largest project yet, a 750-megawatt power plant in the California desert able to supply enough power for 300,000 homes.

By October 14, 2011

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DOE nails down loans for giant solar projects

Amid increased scrutiny of the loan guarantee program because of Solyndra, the Energy Department finalizes four more loans for projects which will lead to a jump in U.S. solar power production.

By September 30, 2011

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BrightSource Energy eyes second large solar plant

Solar power plant seeks proposal to pack in more power per square foot with an updated design meant to address concerns over the environmental impact of utility-scale renewable energy systems.

By August 8, 2011

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Google invests in giant BrightSource solar project

Large-scale Ivanpah solar project gets $168 million from Google and finalizes $1.6 billion Department of Energy loan guarantee for three utility-scale concentrating solar plants in California.

By April 11, 2011

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Solar upstart BrightSource Energy files to go public

The utility-scale solar thermal company seek to raise $250 million from IPO, testing the investors' appetite for its technology and risks in developing projects.

By April 25, 2011