Solar-power project closer to construction in Nye County

Las Vegas Review-Journal
December 21, 2010

A big solar-power project in Nye County moved a step closer to construction Monday.

Power developer SolarReserve said the federal Bureau of Land Management has signed off on its Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project near Tonopah. The plant would generate 110 megawatts of electricity, or enough to power 75,000 homes, and would use molten salt to store sun power overnight.

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