Instrumentation & Controls, Solar

Solar power project to get controls systems

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Telvent GIT S.A., a real-time IT solutions and information provider, was selected by Abengoa to provide the distributed control system (DCS) and solar field control system for its 250 MW Mojave Solar Project, a concentrated solar power plant located near Barstow, Calif.

The solar field control system will coordinate the plant mirrors’ movement in precise accordance with the sun’s angle. Concurrently, the system will manage communications between the controllers and the incoming field data. The DCS will help streamline plant operations while maximizing efficiency and energy output.

The Mojave Solar Project is expected to come online in 2014.

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