Nevada Geothermal Power Inc. has finished construction of the 49.5-megawatt capacity Blue Mountain Faulkner 1 geothermal power plant in northern Nevada. Mechanical, electrical and metering systems are installed for three Energy Convertors and the cooling tower, control building, fire protection, safety systems and site grading are ready for operation.

In early October the plant will be operational, with approximately 28-30 MW of firm output capacity.