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MTG
11-17-2012, 12:23 AM
http://www.solarreserve.com/what-we-do/csp-projects/crescent-dunes/

110 MW solar tower that uses mirrors to heat molten salt for energy. Cool stuff!


You can see it from the road so I took a side trip this morning to get a closer look.


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Serg5000
11-17-2012, 01:59 AM
There is one here in Lancaster Ca. Pretty amazing what one tower can produce.

JKsix
11-17-2012, 02:21 AM
Those are awesome! And so is your JK MTG!

MTG
11-17-2012, 02:24 AM
There is one here in Lancaster Ca. Pretty amazing what one tower can produce.

Yeah. That one is smaller though right? Something like 5-10 MW?

Haven't seen that one, but the tower on this one is around 650 feet!

MTG
11-17-2012, 02:28 AM
Those are awesome! And so is your JK MTG!

Thanks Sixrock!

Serg5000
11-17-2012, 02:35 AM
Yeah. That one is smaller though right? Something like 5-10 MW?

Haven't seen that one, but the tower on this one is around 650 feet!

Yes this one isn't as ginormous as that one.

MTG
11-17-2012, 03:04 AM
Yes this one isn't as ginormous as that one.

Love that word!

wayoflife
11-17-2012, 04:52 AM
wow, it has been a while since i've been out there. guess i'll need to fix that. nice shots :yup:

silverbackjk
11-17-2012, 05:10 AM
Is this by red rock nv

JKRay
11-17-2012, 05:11 AM
Looks like fun!

MTG
11-17-2012, 05:19 AM
Is this by red rock nv

No. It's about 220 miles north of LV just outside of Tonopah, NV.

MTG
11-17-2012, 05:21 AM
Looks like fun!

It's a very pretty drive with a lot of cool stuff on the way. I was in a hurry to get home having been gone for so long that I didn't stop in as many places as I would have liked.