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World’s Largest Solar Thermal Plant is Water Efficient

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz marked the opening of the world’s largest solar thermal plant on Thursday (February 13) in the Mojave Desert near the border of California and Nevada. The 392-MW Ivanpah project, developed by BrightSource Energy Co, started operating last month after six years of construction.   With California struggling through one of the worst droughts on record, and Ivanpah …

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