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Futuristic or what? This is a solar-gas powered turbine power station!

Posted by Lindy on February 9, 2009


Last month in southern Israel, construction began on what will be the world’s first hybrid solarized gas turbine power station. The unique design of the power station allows it to generate solar power by day and run on biofuel by night, so it provides renewable energy around the clock. But the truly intriguing part is how this hybrid solar-gas turbine works.new-solar-power1

How a Hybrid Solar Gas Turbine Power Station Works
The concept of a solar gas hybrid turbine system has existed for years now, but this will mark the first time one has actually been built. According to AORA, the company behind the hybrid, the power station will sit on an acre of land, and will feature a field of 30 tracking mirrors, or heliostats.

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