Crescent Dunes Solar Energy

  • Location

    Tonopah, NV

  • Owner

    Tonopah Solar Energy, LLC

  • General Contractor

    Maui One Excavating, Inc.

The Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project is a 110 megawatt (MW) solar thermal power project with 1.1 gigawatt-hours of energy storage, located near Tonopah, about 190 miles northwest of Las Vegas. Crescent Dunes was the first concentrated solar power (CSP) plant with a central receiver tower and advanced molten salt energy storage technology from SolarReserve.