Simulation of the finished project looking westward towards Clark Mountain, Mojave National Preserve, from lower Ivanpah Valley:




5.6 square miles project, or 3,600 acres.

4 Power towers 459 feet tall.

Solar fields of 173,500 heliostats.

Each heliostat with two mirrors 7.2 by 10.5 feet.

Construction cost: $1.1 Billion.


Source: 8/3/10 - Committee releases Presiding Member's Proposed Decision, California Energy Commission website.

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