The Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG) – a leader in advanced energy technology innovation and service – has teamed with eSolar to design, build, and test a modular, baseload molten salt power plant using concentrated solar power. The project has been selected to receive up to $10.8 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy. “We’re excited about the U.S. government’s support for eSolar and B&W PGG’s development of this important and innovative technology,” said B&W PGG President and Chief Operating Officer Richard L. Killion. “Concentrating solar power and molten salt technology have the potential to play a major role in meeting the nation’s energy needs in a cost-effective, environmentally friendly way.”