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2010-10-19 09:30:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Bureau Veritas has been awarded a contract to serve as Delegate Chief Building Official (DCBO) for the Genesis Solar Energy Project in Riverside County, California. As DCBO, Bureau Veritas will be providing plan review and code inspection services for the duration of the 30-month design and construction of the facility. The Genesis Solar Energy facility will be a 250-megawatt solar energy plant built, owned, and operated by NextEra((TM)),...

2010-04-14 09:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Bureau Veritas is pleased to announce that it has been selected to act as Delegate Chief Building Official for the Ivanpah Solar Power Complex Project. Owned by BrightSource Energy, a low cost energy provider, The Ivanpah Solar Power Complex will be the first large-scale solar thermal project built in California in nearly two decades and the world's largest once it is completed in mid-2012. "We are excited to work on a project that will help...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.