Fake City in Middle of Nowhere to Be Used as Simulator

A tech firm is building a simulated city across 20 miles of New Mexico desert as testing grounds for new green technologies and renewable energy.
September 9, 2011, 8am PDT | Jeff Jamawat
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Wind Energy News reports that Pegasus Global Holdings, whose previous experience military and telecommunications technology, intends for the fake town to represent "...a mid-sized American city – including including urban canyons, suburban neighborhoods, rural communities and distant localities."

Gizmodo explains that the fake town "...could fit 35,000 people if people were allowed to live there but that's not the point for this ghost town. Instead, the purpose is to let anyone test anything on a city wide scale without the interference of nosy citizens."

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Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2011
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