Solar Power: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

^Silicon photovoltaic panels next to a building.

^PV on city wharehouse roof.

^Kramer Junction 150 MW linear concentrated solar power plant using parabolic mirrors. West Mojave Desert in Caliornia. This used to be prime Desert tortoise habitat. Much larger plants are in the proposal stage: 1000 MW linear arrays that would cover 10,000 to 30,000 acres of desert.

^Dish-engine concentrated solar power in Australia. A smaller footprint.

^Solar Two by Barstow, California in the Mojave Desert, a concentrated solar power tower.

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