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October 21, 2014

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Officials cut a ceremonial ribbon during the grand opening of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert in California near Primm, Nev. Feb. 13, 2014. The project, a partnership of NRG, BrightSource, Google and Bechtel, is the world's largest solar thermal facility. From left are: Isaac Slade, lead singer of The Fray, Tom Doyle, president/CEO of NRG Solar, David Ramm, CEO of BrightSource Energy, David Crane, president/CEO of NRG Energy, United States Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, Rick Needham, Google's director of sustainability and energy, and Toby Seay, president of Bechtel Power.

Steve Marcus

Officials cut a ceremonial ribbon during the grand opening of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert in California near Primm, Nev. Feb. 13, 2014. The project, a partnership of NRG, BrightSource, Google and Bechtel, is the world's largest solar thermal facility. From left are: Isaac Slade, lead singer of The Fray, Tom Doyle, president/CEO of NRG Solar, David Ramm, CEO of BrightSource Energy, David Crane, president/CEO of NRG Energy, United States Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, Rick Needham, Google's director of sustainability and energy, and Toby Seay, president of Bechtel Power.