California To Go Solar

A partnership between Southern California Edison and Stirling Energy Systems will result in the largest solar farm in the United States.
September 8, 2005, 10am PDT | Brenda Meyer
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"The effort will begin with a pilot project: a proof-of-concept facility with 40 solar dishes producing one megawatt of energy. The test will take place over the next 18 months, and, if successful, Stirling Energy Systems will construct a 20,000-dish array over four years, covering 4,500 acres -- more than four times the size of the National Mall in DC -- in the desert northwest of Los Angeles."

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Published on Friday, September 9, 2005 in Technology Review
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