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Concentrating Solar Power Projects: Solar Paces
Project Overview
Project Name: BrightSource Coyote Springs 1 (PG&E 3) (Coyote Springs 1)
Country: United States
Location: Coyote Springs, Nevada
Technology: Power tower
Turbine Capacity: Gross: 200.0 MW
Status: Under development
Start Year: 2014

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BrightSource Coyote Springs 1 (PG&E 3)

This page provides information on BrightSource Energy's Coyote Springs 1, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.

Status Date: January 21, 2011


Technology: Power tower
Status: Under development
Country: United States
City: Coyote Springs
State: Nevada
Electricity Generation: 573,000 MWh/yr (Expected/Planned)
Contact(s): BrightSource Energy
Key References: Press release
Break Ground: 2011
Start Production: July 2014
PPA/Tariff Date: September 24, 2009
PPA/Tariff Period: 25 years


Developer(s): BrightSource Energy
Generation Offtaker(s): Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E)

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross): 200.0 MW
Output Type: Steam Rankine