Rick Needham (C), Google's director of sustainability and energy, responds to a reporter's question during the grand opening of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert near ... more 
Rick Needham (C), Google's director of sustainability and energy, responds to a reporter's question during the grand opening of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert near the California-Nevada border February 13, 2014. The project, a partnership of NRG, BrightSource, Google and Bechtel, is the world's largest solar thermal facility. With Needham are Isaac Slade (L), lead singer of The Fray, and David Crane, president/CEO of NRG Energy. REUTERS/Steve Marcus (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENERGY BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY ENTERTAINMENT) less 
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Thu, Feb 13, 2014 8:27 PM EST