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September ASCE Meeting

Date: Tuesday September 13, 2011

Location: UMKC Flarsheim Hall Room 560L                 5110 Rockhill Road                 Kansas City, MO 64110

Time:  4:00 pm to 5:00 pm  – ASCE Board Meeting             5:00 pm to 5:30 pm – Registration / Social             5:30 pm to 6:00 pm – Meal             6:00 pm to 7:00 pm – Presentation

Menu: Jack Stack BBQ

Cost: $20 Members, Free for Students

RSVP:  RSVP to John Dowell by noon on September 12th by emailing or calling 816-823-7176

Speaker and Program: “Challenges in Developing a 7,000 Acre Solar Field”  By  Mr. Omar Olivaries P.E. – Project Manager, Kiewit Power Engineers

Presentation Overview:

Technical and permitting challenges to develop the Blythe Solar Power Project, a 1000 MW/7,000 acre concentrated solar power facility in Southern California.

The Blythe Solar Power Project (BSPP) is a four- unit solar power plant to be sited in eastern Riverside County, California. The BSPP will utilize parabolic-trough, concentrating solar thermal technology paired with Siemens steam turbine generators to produce 250 MW per unit, for a total plant capacity of 1,000 MW. 

In partnership with Solar Millennium LLC and AECOM, Kiewit has helped prepare the preliminary engineering and permitting support for this massive solar project.

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