NEW YORK Outokumpu Oyj has secured a contract to supply 60
tonnes of lean duplex stainless hot-rolled black bar to the
Crescent Dunes solar plant project in Tonopah, Nev.
The 70-millimeter LDX2101-grade product will be sourced from
the companys Sheffield, England, mill and will be further
machined to create mounting bolts for the solar panels, it
Espoo, Finland-based Outokumpu is also in the process of
supplying 650 tonnes of stainless quarto plate for the
projects hot storage tank.
The Crescent Dunes solar plant will start operations in the
beginning of 2014, providing energy to customers in California