29 Sep '17, 9pm

Zinke Makes Bird-Brained Comments About Solar Energy On Public Land

Zinke Makes Bird-Brained Comments About Solar Energy On Public Land

And then there are his comments dissing the solar towers at the Ivanpah concentrated solar plant on the California/Nevada border. “If you’ve been outside of Las Vegas and looked at that solar field, it kind of looks like a scene from Mad Max,” Zinke told the US Chamber of Commerce during a recent speech. “Is that the future of having these three or four 80-foot towers with reflector cells the size of garage doors where it makes this cone, this sphere of death, so as birds go through it they get zapped?”

Full article: https://cleantechnica.com/2017/09/29/zinke-makes-bird-bra...

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