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.