US based SolarReserve proposes to build 6 solar tower power plants in South Australia

Last Modified: Fri Sep 23 2016 08:58:56 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 6
    solar tower power plants that US solar tower and thermal storage technology developer SolarReserve plans to build in South Australia.
  • 12 Sep 2016
    Date when Kevin Smith, the CEO of the Santa Monica-based power company, unveiled the plans, but warned that none of the plants will be built unless the company can get a contract and finance for the first plant near Port Augusta.
  • 660 MW
    combined installed capacity of the 6 plants which could collectively create a power station able to deliver as much energy as South Australia sources from Victoria.
  • 24,000
    jobs would be created during construction and 300 permanent jobs when all the plants are up and running.