Solar Power That Works

It’s already too late, but we should try anyway

Darmau Lee

The Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Facility in Nevada didn’t rely on panels, batteries, or inverters. Instead, it used mirrors to heat molten salt to 1050 degrees Fahrenheit in an insulated tower that produced steam to run turbines day and night, which is much more reliable and cost-effective than relying on batteries, and because turbines produce…

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