# Abengoa Solar Building CSP Plant At Cameo Coal Plant

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Abengoa Solar has been selected by Xcel Energy to build a 4 MW demonstration parabolic-trough concentrating solar power (CSP) plant at its Cameo coal plant near Grand Junction, Colo.

Construction is expected to start within a month, and the plant is expected to be operational by the end of the year. The goal of the project is to prove that the heat produced by a solar facility can increase the efficiency of a conventional power plant, while also lowering carbon dioxide emissions.

Successful integration of this technology may enable future large-scale applications of this technology into other power plants, Abengoa Solar says.

SOURCE: Abengoa Solar

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