Italian firm opens 2 NV geothermal plants

FALLON " Nevada's Churchill County is now home to the world's largest and most technically advanced geothermal plants in the world.

Enel North America dedicated the two plants Wednesday in Stillwater and Salt Wells near Fallon.

The plants are the first projects in Nevada for the company headquartered in Italy. The firm has renewable energy projects in more than 20 countries.

Officials say the plants will generate 65 megawatts of power, enough to supply 40,000 households.


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