PORTFOLIO PROJECTS BY TECHNOLOGY
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**For information on discontinued projects, please see the Discontinued Projects Page.
ADVANCED VEHICLES MANUFACTURING PROJECTS
By upgrading 13 facilities across 6 states, Ford was able to meet consumer demand for better fuel efficiency in more than a dozen popular vehicles.
A new advanced battery manufacturing plant & facility upgrades allowed Nissan to manufacture the all-electric LEAF for America, in America.
With its Model S, Tesla brought the 1st zero-emission, zero-gas, full-size electric vehicle to market, boosting U.S. advanced auto manufacturing.
Advanced Nuclear Energy Projects
As America’s first new nuclear reactors in 30 years, Vogtle is bringing the next generation of advanced nuclear power to the U.S.
BIOENERGY & BIOFUELS PROJECTS
Using an innovative process, Abengoa Bioenergy’s cellulosic ethanol plant converts non-edible crop residue into clean fuel.
CONCENTRATING SOLAR POWER PROJECTS
Concentrating the sun's energy to heat molten salt, Crescent Dunes will be the world's largest power tower with storage.
Using parabolic trough technology, Genesis is one of the largest concentrating solar power projects in the U.S.
Rising 450 feet above the California Desert, Ivanpah is the world's largest concentrating solar power facility.
Innovative design enhances proven technologies at Mojave, one of the world’s largest parabolic trough concentrating solar power plants.
An innovative energy storage system provides Solana with ‘night-time’ solar that allows electricity production for up to 6 hours without the sun.
Geothermal Energy Projects
The state-of-the-art Blue Mountain plant is helping Nevada use its geothermal resources to meet its clean energy goals.
With 3 facilities across the state, Ormat Nevada increases the state's clean power capacity by tapping into a vast underground geothermal reservoir.
By pioneering a more efficient thermal extraction technology, USG Oregon is able to access previously untapped geothermal resources.
Photovoltaic Solar Projects
By harnessing Arizona's abundant sunlight, Agua Caliente is demonstrating that photovoltaic solar can go big in the U.S.
Innovative tracking and concentrating optics increase the efficiency of Alamosa, the world's largest high concentration photovoltaic solar system.
By working with 14 commercial lending partners, Desert Sunlight helped pave the way for future utility-scale photovoltaic solar deals.
As one of the first U.S. photovoltaic facilities larger than 100 MW, Mesquite 1 helped launch utility-scale solar in America.
Solar Manufacturing Projects
Using new, proprietary manufacturing processes, 1366 Technologies aims to produce higher-quality, lower-cost silicon wafers for solar cells.
Storage & Transmission Projects
ONE NEVADA LINE
One Nevada Line uses advanced electric transmission towers to improve grid reliability and deliver renewable electricity to high demand areas.
Using Beacon Power technology, Stephentown Spindle is the first commercial flywheel project in the U.S. to provide frequency regulation.
As one of the first U.S. projects to use larger, more efficient turbines, Granite Reliable is a pioneering American wind farm.
By combining cutting-edge wind turbine generators and a control system, Kahuku brings wind power to the Aloha State’s island-based power grid.
Robust turbine technologies at Record Hill allow more power output during extreme weather conditions than conventional wind energy technology.
Spanning 2 counties of working heritage ranch land in eastern Oregon, Shepherds Flat is one of the world’s largest wind farms.