The Nevada Solar One Solar Power Plant – Thermal Energy Storage System is a 75,000kW energy storage project located in Boulder City, Nevada, US.
The thermal energy storage project uses concrete as its storage technology. The project was commissioned in 2007.
The Nevada Solar One Solar Power Plant – Thermal Energy Storage System was developed by Acciona Energia. The project is owned by Acciona Energia (100%), a subsidiary of Acciona.
The key applications of the project are renewables capacity firming and renewables energy time shift.
Acciona Energia and Acciona Solar Power have delivered the project.
The Energy Storage System is funded by Federal Government – 30% Investment Tax Credit.
About Acciona Energia
ACCIONA Energia SA (Acciona) develops renewable energy projects. The Company constructs, operates, and maintains wind farm, photovoltaic, hydroelectric power, and biomass plants. Acciona Energia serves customers worldwide. Acciona is headquartered in Moraleja, Spain.
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