Tallest CSP tower in the world is under construction in Nev.

02/27/2013 | Greentech Media

The world's tallest concentrating solar power tower, with a height of 640 feet, is under construction at SolarReserve’s Crescent Dunes in Nevada. "The tower’s foundation has 900,000 pounds of steel reinforcing rods and 4,800 cubic yards of concrete and the tower has 800,000 pounds of rebar and 4,300 cubic yards of concrete," said Crescent Dunes Site Manager Brian Painter. The project is expected to be operational by the end of the year.

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