The world’s largest solar power plant has passed an important step and is almost ready for full operation.

The 377 MW Ivanpah Solar Thermal Power Plant in the Mojave Desert, near Las Vegas in the US, passed its first functional test, or ‘first flux’.
Ivanpah Solar Thermal Power Plant
According to Mike Bobinecz, VP Construction Management, BrightSource Energy, “first flux” essentially demonstrates that the plant is ready for operation.

Bechtel Corporation, the company constructing the plant is finally at the last stage, where it starts up the equipment and systems for the plant, which is co-owned by Brightsource Energy, Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), and NRG Energy.

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