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Huge Solar Facility Planned For California Desert

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Huge Solar Facility Planned For California Desert

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Huge Solar Facility Planned For California Desert

Huge Solar Facility Planned For California Desert

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Utility company Southern California Edison and solar startup BrightSource Energy announced a deal to build a solar-thermal plant that would generate 1,300 megawatts of power, slightly more than a modern nuclear plant, in the Mojave Desert. BrightSource CEO John Woolard discusses the project.