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Industrial Info Resources

February 25, 2011 07:10 ET

Fluor Develops Master Plan for South Africa's 5,000-Megawatt Solar Park

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - February 25, 2011) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- South Africa's 5,000-megawatt (MW) mega-solar power project is progressing toward the first phase of construction, and Fluor South Africa, a division of Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) (Irving, Texas), is developing a conceptual master plan for the project following the completion of a prefeasibility study in 2010. The project's base will be in the town of Upington, which is on the banks of the Orange River in the Northern Cape. The river traces a fertile agricultural ribbon through an area close to the Kalahari Desert.

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