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Fortress Mont Louis

Fortress Mont Louis

Mont Louis, at 1600m above sea level, is a claimant to the title of the highest fortified town in France. Two other towns fortified by Vauban, Briançon & Mont Dauphin, both in the French Alps, covet the title also. Situated on one of the three chief roads joining Roussillon & Spain, Mont Louis bars access from the Cerdagne valley into the narrow descent that carries the road down to Vil...
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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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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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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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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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Mont Ste.Anne

Mont Ste.Anne

Mont Ste.Anne golf and ski station, near Quebec City, Canada.

In English: http://www.mont-sainte-anne.com/Mont-Sainte-Anne/client/en/Home/Home.asp

In French: http://www.mont-sainte-anne.com/Mont-Sainte-Anne/client/fr/Accueil/Accueil.asp
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Mont Ventoux

Mont Ventoux

The famous Mont Ventoux in Southern France. Mont Ventoux is a regular Tour de France venue. Tom Simpson from Britain died here in the 1967 tour from amphetamine abuse.
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Mont Blanc tunnel entrance France (overlay)

Mont Blanc tunnel entrance France (overlay)

The Mont Blanc Tunnel is a road tunnel in the Alps between France and Italy, near the Mont Blanc mountain.
Begun in 1957 and completed in 1965, the 11.6 kilometer (7.25 mile) long, 8.6 meter (28.2 ft) wide.
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Mont Blanc tunnel entrance Italy (overlay)

Mont Blanc tunnel entrance Italy (overlay)

The Mont Blanc Tunnel is a road tunnel in the Alps between France and Italy, near the Mont Blanc mountain.
Begun in 1957 and completed in 1965, the 11.6 kilometer (7.25 mile) long, 8.6 meter (28.2 ft) wide.
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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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