Round-the-clock solar power plant in Spain – big picture

Gemasolar, the world’s first commercial high-temperature solar power plant, is expected to be able to supply energy to the grid based on demand, regardless of whether there is constant solar radiationGemasolar 15 MW Parabolic Power Plant in Spain

Gemasolar, a 15 megawatt solar power tower plant. Gemasolar uses molten salt technologies for receiving and storing energy. Its 16-hour molten salt storage system can deliver power around the clock. It runs the equivalent of 6,570 full hours out of 8,769 total, say makers Torresol Energy
Photographer: Markel Redondo/Greenpeace
The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/picture/2011/aug/19/gemasolar-parabolic-power-plant-spain?INTCMP=SRCH

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