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EIS-0454: Record of Decision

Tonopah Solar Energy, LLC, Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project (September 2011)

For more information, contact:
Ms. Angela Colamaria, DOE NEPA Document Manager
Environmental Compliance Division
Loan Programs Office (LP-10)
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Avenue, SW.
Washington, DC 20585
Telephone: 202-287-5387
Electronic mail: Angela.Colamaria@hq.doe.gov

DOE announces its decision to issue a Federal loan guarantee under
Title XVII of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 05), as amended by
Section 406 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
(Recovery Act), to Tonopah Solar Energy, LLC (TSE), for construction
and start-up of the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project (the Project).
The Project is a proposed 110-megawatt solar power generating facility
based on concentrating solar power technology, using mirrors and a
central receiver, on approximately 2,250 acres of U.S. Bureau of Land
Management (BLM)- administered lands in Nye County, Nevada.