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VIDEO: Breaking Ground on the Massive Solar Thermal Farm

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Ivanpah is on! The massive 392-MW solar farm that is being built next to the Ivanpah Dry Lake, in San Bernardino County, Calif., is now officially under construction and will be the first of its kind to use BrightSource’s solar thermal concentrating gear to tap into the sun’s heat to provide electricity for 140,000 homes. The farm is supposed to turn on in 2013, and BrightSource held its official ground-breaking ceremony this week. Watch the video: