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  1. BrightSource Energy, Inc. Names David Ramm as New CEO

    OAKLAND, Calif. – BrightSource Energy, Inc., a leading provider of concentrating solar thermal technology (CSP), announced today that its Board of Directors has named David Ramm to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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  2. Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System Reaches ‘First Sync’ Milestone

    Testing confirms operational readiness of world’s largest solar thermal project

    NIPTON, Calif.--Sep. 24, 2013--Today it was announced that the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System produced its first output of energy when the Unit 1 station was synchronized to the power grid for the first time.  Achieving this critical “first sync” is a major milestone for the project, which is jointly-owned by NRG Energy, Inc., BrightSource Energy, Inc. and Google.

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  1. Solar power plant tours in Nevada, California enlighten Interior Secretary Sally Jewell

    Calling them trailblazers in an industry she expects to grow and improve, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell on Monday applauded the developers of two very different solar energy projects built with federal help on public land near Primm.

    “It’s paving the way for the future. It’s paving the way for green energy,” she said of the work under way in the Ivanpah Valley, about 40 miles south of Las Vegas. “Thank you for being pioneers.”

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