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Bechtel completes Catalina Solar PV Project (Ind. Report)
Date: 2013-08-26
International construction giant Bechtel announced today that it has completed the design and construction of the 110-MW , alternating-current Catalina Solar Photovoltaic Generating Facility in Southern California's Kern County. The facility, one of the world's largest, will produce enough clean energy to power some 35,000 homes.

In addition to the Catalina Solar project, Bechtel is building two other solar facilities in California: the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating Facility, which will be the world's largest concentrating solar thermal (CSP) power facility when complete, and the California Valley Solar Ranch, one of the world's largest photovoltaic facilities which is currently under construction. (Source: Bechtel, 26 August, 2013) Contact: Bechtel,

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eSolar, Ferrostaal Partnering on Solar Thermal Projects (Ind. Report)
eSolar, Ferrostaal
Date: 2012-12-21
Ferrostaal AG and California headquartered concentrating solar thermal power technology specialist eSolar are partnering to deploy turnkey solar power plants in Spain, the UAE Emirates, and South Africa. eSolar will provide solar field and receiver technology and while Ferrostaal AG will handle financing, provide the power block as well as act as individual project general contractor.

eSolar's Sierra SunTower, a 5 MW commercial-scale solar power plant in Lancaster, California, is the only power tower facility presently operating in North America. eSolar presently has three licensing agreements across three continents.

Ferrostaal's current concentrating solar thermal portfolio includes parabolic trough and Fresnel lens. (Source: eSolar, Solar Novus, Dec. 18, 2012) Contact: eSolar, John Van Scoter, CEO , (808) 303-9500,,; Ferrostaal AG,

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