Saturday, June 25, 2011

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, Google Thinks ItsThe Future

Google is betting that this is the answer for our growing power needs.The Google company has invested $168 million in a Mojave Desert facility that will become the world's largest solar power tower plant. The site for the ISE generating system is located on 3,600 acres in the Mojave Desert in southeastern California.
 The solar thermal system uses mirrors to intensify the solar energy to the center tower heating the water to 1000 degrees Fahrenheit. The steam is used to power the turbines the power the generators to power 140,000 homes during peak hours. Read more about the Plan to be completed in 2013: Worlds largest solar thermal power plant of its kind. 


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