24 Jun '11, 10pm

Behold: The World's First 24/7 Solar Plant is Up and Running (Video)...

Earlier this week, I spoke with Kevin Smith , the CEO of Solar Reserve, about the vast potential of concentrated solar power. The grand advantage of solar thermal is that it can serve as baseload power -- CSP can store energy, often in molten salt, for use when the sun's not shining. Above, check out the video of the new Gemasolar plant -- the world's first commercial scale CSP array. Here are the deets on the system: (via Peter Sinclair's Climate Crocks :) Gemasolar is a 19.9-MW plant with a 15-hour 'battery'. Gemasolar's expected production is 110,000 MWh per year--or about enough to fully power 25,000 households. Gemasolar to produce electricity about 6,400 hours per year - a capacity factor of 75%. Gemasolar's power tower has a height of 140 meters (459.3 feet.) The receiver on top of the tower is like a radiator that is heated to a temperature of about 565 degrees Cel...

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