Faced with aging assets, rising operating costs, growing regulatory risks, and flat demand growth, utilities are challenged to remain competitive in an evolving energy market. The answer might be...
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same permitting and transmission interconnect requirements,” Ricker says. “We are producing a much larger plant, one that uses steam generating technology. The output is more firm and it has a greater load shifting or matching capability, especially if you add a storage system. And remember, when Ivanpah comes on line, it will produce as much electricity as all the PV assets in California combined.”