Gallery: Harry Reid Announces the World’s First Hybrid Solar-Geothermal...

 

Nevada Senator Harry Reid began his time as host of the fourth National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas yesterday by announcing the world’s first hybrid solar-geothermal power plant — to be built in his state! The plant will be located on the site of the current Stillwater Geothermal Plant and though the solar component is small, it is a great leap forward in the combining of renewable energy sources. The addition of solar panels to the geothermal power plant will take about a year to complete and once finished, power from the facility will be sold to NV Energy.

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  1. electric38 September 1, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    Yeah, Nevada is really moving fast!!

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  2. electric38 September 1, 2011 at 6:54 pm

    Yeah, Nevada is really moving fast!!

    Cogentrix\Wall St_ firm behind slow solar on federal lands – US news – Environment –
    msnbc_com.mht

    Consumer owned rooftop solar is the answer to creating jobs and economic stimulation in the US.

  3. zeppflyer August 31, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    Is this solar thermal or PV? Either’s cool, but the former would seem to make more sense.

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