PORTFOLIO PROJECTS BY TECHNOLOGY

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For printable PDF files of LPO’s portfolio projects and LPO’s illustrated poster series highlighting clean energy and advanced vehicles manufacturing technologies from its portfolio, please see the LPO Publications page.

**For information on discontinued projects, please see the Discontinued Projects Page.

Advanced Vehicles Manufacturing Projects

Driving American Innovation: LPO investments are accelerating the resurgence of American auto manufacturing.

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ADVANCED VEHICLES MANUFACTURING PROJECTS

FORD
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.
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NISSAN
A new advanced battery manufacturing plant & facility upgrades allowed Nissan to manufacture the all-electric LEAF for America, in America.
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TESLA
With its Model S, Tesla brought the 1st zero-emission, zero-gas, full-size electric vehicle to market, boosting U.S. advanced auto manufacturing.
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Advanced Nuclear Energy Projects

Cleaner & Safer: LPO investments in next-generation nuclear technology move the nation toward a low-carbon future

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Advanced Nuclear Energy Projects

VOGTLE
As America’s first new nuclear reactors in 30 years, Vogtle is bringing the next generation of advanced nuclear power to the U.S.
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BIOENERGY & BIOFUELS

Homegrown American Energy: LPO investments are creating new sources of energy from abundant sources of biomass

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BIOENERGY & BIOFUELS PROJECTS

ABENGOA BIOENERGY
Using an innovative process, Abengoa Bioenergy’s cellulosic ethanol plant converts non-edible crop residue into clean fuel.
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Concentrating Solar Power Projects

Towers of Power: LPO investments help utility-scale solar reach new heights in the American southwest

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CONCENTRATING SOLAR POWER PROJECTS

CRESCENT DUNES
Concentrating the sun's energy to heat molten salt, Crescent Dunes will be the world's largest power tower with storage.
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GENESIS
Using parabolic trough technology, Genesis is one of the largest concentrating solar power projects in the U.S.
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IVANPAH
Rising 450 feet above the California Desert, Ivanpah is the world's largest concentrating solar power facility.
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MOJAVE
Innovative design enhances proven technologies at Mojave, one of the world’s largest parabolic trough concentrating solar power plants.
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SOLANA
An innovative energy storage system provides Solana with ‘night-time’ solar that allows electricity production for up to 6 hours without the sun.
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Geothermal Energy Projects

Groundbreaking Clean Energy: LPO investments draw the benefits of America's geothermal resources to the surface

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Geothermal Energy Projects

BLUE MOUNTAIN
The state-of-the-art Blue Mountain plant is helping Nevada use its geothermal resources to meet its clean energy goals.
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ORMAT NEVADA
With 3 facilities across the state, Ormat Nevada increases the state's clean power capacity by tapping into a vast underground geothermal reservoir.
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USG OREGON
By pioneering a more efficient thermal extraction technology, USG Oregon is able to access previously untapped geothermal resources.
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Photovoltaic Solar Projects

Powering New Markets: LPO investments are launching utilty-scale solar in the United States

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Photovoltaic Solar Projects

AGUA CALIENTE
By harnessing Arizona's abundant sunlight, Agua Caliente is demonstrating that photovoltaic solar can go big in the U.S.
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ALAMOSA
Innovative tracking and concentrating optics increase the efficiency of Alamosa, the world's largest high concentration photovoltaic solar system.
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ANTELOPE VALLEY SOLAR RANCH
By scaling up innovative inverter technology, Antelope Valley Solar Ranch demonstrates utility-scale PV solar can reliably deliver electricity.
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CALIFORNIA VALLEY SOLAR RANCH
To boost output, California Valley Solar Ranch uses innovative single-axis trackers and a wireless monitoring and control system.
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DESERT SUNLIGHT
By working with 14 commercial lending partners, Desert Sunlight helped pave the way for future utility-scale photovoltaic solar deals.
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MESQUITE 1
As one of the first U.S. photovoltaic facilities larger than 100 MW, Mesquite 1 helped launch utility-scale solar in America.
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Solar Manufacturing Projects

Putting Americans to Work: LPO investments are creating supply chains and supporting communities

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Solar Manufacturing Projects

1366 TECHNOLOGIES
Using new, proprietary manufacturing processes, 1366 Technologies aims to produce higher-quality, lower-cost silicon wafers for solar cells.
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Storage & Transmission Projects

Putting Americans to Work: LPO investments are creating supply chains and supporting communities

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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.
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STEPHENTOWN SPINDLE
Using Beacon Power technology, Stephentown Spindle is the first commercial flywheel project in the U.S. to provide frequency regulation.
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Wind Energy Projects

Turning Toward the Future: LPO investments harness the power of the wind from Hawaii to Maine

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Wind Energy Projects

GRANITE RELIABLE
As one of the first U.S. projects to use larger, more efficient turbines, Granite Reliable is a pioneering American wind farm.
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KAHUKU
By combining cutting-edge wind turbine generators and a control system, Kahuku brings wind power to the Aloha State’s island-based power grid.
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RECORD HILL
Robust turbine technologies at Record Hill allow more power output during extreme weather conditions than conventional wind energy technology.
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SHEPHERDS FLAT
Spanning 2 counties of working heritage ranch land in eastern Oregon, Shepherds Flat is one of the world’s largest wind farms.
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