Largest US Solar PV Power Plant Now Online

On December 13th, 2010, posted in: Solar by ggpenergy123

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Looks like people are starting to figure out how to monetize our unused land in the desert in the southwestern United States. Earlier this month construction was complete on a 48 megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant in Boulder City, NV, which is about 40 miles outside of Las Vegas. The 48-megawatt Copper Mountain Solar facility has 775,000 thin-film solar panels, which should be able to power about 14,000 homes, on average. Great article on Discovery News Has some very useful information on how solar works and where it is the most effective.

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