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The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, sprawling across roughly 5 square miles of federal land near the California-Nevada ...
border, formally opens Thursday. It's considered a key marker in the emerging solar power industry. (Feb. 13)
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SHOTLIST:NRG ENERGY HANDOUTMojave Desert, California -- Exact Date Unknown1. Various aerials of solar plantAP -- AP CLIENTS ONLYFebruary 11, 20142. SOUNDBITE: Jeff Holland, NRG Energy Spokesman (partly covered by vo of plant)3. Various of solar plant4. SOUNDBITE: Jeff Holland, NRG Energy Spokesman (partly covered by vo of plant)5. Various of solar plantNRG ENERGY HANDOUT6. Zoom out of solar plantVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:A FLYOVER OF THE MOJAVE DESERT REVEALS A FUTURISTIC LANDSCAPE. NEARLY 350-THOUSAND COMPUTER CONTROLLED MIRRORS. EACH ABOUT THE SIZE OF A GARAGE DOOR.SOUNDBITE: NRG Energy spokesman Jeff Holland"So what we're looking at here is the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System. It's the world's largest concentrated solar thermal power station in the world."THE TWO-POINT-TWO BILLION-DOLLAR FACILITY FORMALLY OPENS THURSDAY AND IS BEING seen AS A MARKER FOR THE EMERGING SOLAR ENERGY INDUSTRY.WHILE SOLAR ACCOUNTS FOR LESS THAN ONE PERCENT OF THE NATION'S power OUTPUT--THOUSANDS MORE PROJECTS ARE UNDER CONSTRUCTION OR IN THE PLANNING STAGES.THIS ONE--BUILt ON FEDERAL LAND--IS EXPECTED TO LIGHT UP 140-THOUSAND HOMES.SOUNDBITE: NRG Energy spokesman Jeff Holland"The solar heat that's reflected from the mirrors onto the towers produces steam, and heats some water, and produces steam, the steam then turns the generator and the generator in turn produces electricity."IVANPAH (EYE'-ven-pah) SITS ALONG THE CALIFORNIA-NEVADA BORDER. ROUGHLY 45 MINUTES FROM LAS VEGAS.IT ALSO IS THE RESULT OF TRADEOFFS. CALIFORNIA OFFICIALS FOUND THAT THE PLANT WOULD CREATE SIGNIFICANT impact on the local ENVIRONMENT. BUT THEY ALSO FOUND THAT THE BENEFITS OF GREENER POWER could OUTWEIGH THE BAD. THE PLANT ALSO HELPS MOVE THE STATE TOWARD REACHING A MANDATE REQUIRING UTILITIES TO GET A THIRD OF THEIR ELECTRICITY FROM RENEWABLE SOURCES BY 2020.MATT FRIEDMAN. ASSOCIATED PRESS.