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Solar One, Solar Two  power plant project

Solar One, Solar Two power plant project

The Solar Projects Solar One, Solar Two and Solar Tres are power plants based on solar thermal energy in the Mojave Desert, USA.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Solar_Project#Solar_One
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Odeillo solar power plant

Odeillo solar power plant

The largest solar furnace in the world is at Odeillo in the Pyrenees-Orientales in France, opened in 1970. It employs an array of plane mirrors to gather the rays of light from the sun, reflecting them on to a larger curved mirror. The rays are then focused onto an area the size of a cooking pot and can reach 3,000 °C (5,430 °F).

(From Wikipedia)
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Solar Energy and Wind Energy Centre, Tenerife

Solar Energy and Wind Energy Centre, Tenerife

Tenerife invests a lot of money into renewable energy sources. This is a solar energy array which you can read about at http://www.inspira.es/

Just to the southeast is a wind energy center, and there are several others on the island.
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General Dynamics F-16XL at Edwards AFB

General Dynamics F-16XL at Edwards AFB

The General Dynamics F-16XL is a derivative of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, with a cranked-arrow delta wing that is over twice the size of that of the standard F-16 wing. It was entered in the U.S. Air Force's Enhanced Tactical Fighter (ETF) competition but ultimately lost to the F-15E Strike Eagle. Several years after the prototypes were shelved, they were turned over to NASA for aeronautical stu...
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Nellis Solar Power Plant

Nellis Solar Power Plant

The Nellis Solar Power Plant is the largest solar photovoltaic system in North America, and is located within Nellis Air Force Base in Clark County, Nevada, on the northeast side of Las Vegas. The Nellis solar energy system will generate in excess of 25 million kilowatt-hours (kW·h) of electricity annually and supply more than 25 percent of the power used at the base. The system was inaugurated...
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Worlds biggest solar energy plant in Espenhain

Worlds biggest solar energy plant in Espenhain

The solar power station Espenhain is in a former open mining with Espenhain (in Saxonia) established a solar power station. This power station is a Photovoltaik plant.

It is solar a community project of the citizens of Berlin project development company Geosol and the Shell AG. On that 16 hectares large areas supply 33,500 solar modules a total output of approximately five megaw...
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Solar city Pichling, near linz, Austria

Solar city Pichling, near linz, Austria

Here´s one of the biggest solar cities in the world.
nearly 1 500 houses,schools, shops, restaurants,church, administration buildings... where everything is made to preserve and produice its own energy, and recicle waste.
Quite difficult to explain in tecnical terms what they´re doing to succed it, but if you´re interested thre´re various articles on the net, and not only in Engli...
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Tabernas Solar Plant near Almeria

Tabernas Solar Plant near Almeria

Plataforma Solar de Almería is a solar-thermic testing and demonstration center which is operated jointly in the framework of a German-Spanish treaty by the Spanish Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas Tecnológicas y Medioambientales (CIEMAT) and the German Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR).
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PS10 and PS20 Solar Power Plant

PS10 and PS20 Solar Power Plant

Europe's first commercial concentrating Planta Solar 10 or PS10 solar power tower operates near the Southern Spanish city of Seville. The 11 megawatt (MW) solar power tower produces electricity with 624 large movable mirrors called heliostats.

Next to it is the PS20 solar power tower. It is the world's most powerful solar power tower. The 20 megawatt solar power tower produces el...
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Nevada Solar One Power Plant

Nevada Solar One Power Plant

Nevada Solar One is the, largest concentrated solar power plant in the world, with a nominal capacity of 64 MW and maximum capacity of 75 MW, as of June 2007. The project required an investment of $266 million USD and electricity production is estimated to be 134 million kilowatt hours per year.

It is the second solar thermal power plant built in the United States in more than 16...
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Themis solar power plant

Themis solar power plant

The THEMIS solar power tower is a research and development centre focused on solar energy. It is located near the village of Targassonne, in the department of Pyrénées-Orientales, south of France, 3 kilometres from the world's largest solar furnace in Odeillo.

THEMIS Solar power tower, owned by the General Council of the Pyrénées-Orientales, was strategically located in the regio...
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Mont-Louis Solar Furnace

Mont-Louis Solar Furnace

The Mont-Louis Solar Furnace is an experimental solar thermal energy facility that was built in 1949. It was the first facility of its kind in the world, and was a precursor of the Odeillo Solar Furnace. It provides a thermal power of 50 kW.

The French chemist Félix Trombe and his team made an initial demonstration of a mirror of DCA in Meudon in 1946 to show the possibility of r...
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