Light and Heat

Miller, Claire Cain
September 2007
Forbes Asia;9/3/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 14, p96
The article focuses on Nevada Solar One power plant in Las Vegas, Nevada. It produces 64 megawatts of electricity during the peak midday hours, enough to power 14,000 Nevada homes. Nevada Solar One uses a parabolic trough design, in which curved mirrors, 16 feet from top to bottom, concentrate the sun's rays onto a glass tube with a steel bar at its center.


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