Largest solar thermal station opens

February 22, 2014 - 12:00:00 am

A solar receiver and boiler on top of a tower at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert in California near Primm, Nevada. The largest solar thermal power-tower system in the world, owned by NRG Energy, Google and BrightSource Energy, opened last week in the Ivanpah Dry Lake.