Hour solar station
This spring, near Seville in the operation launched a unique solar plant Gemasolar Power Plant. Station, the maximum power which is 19 megawatts 9, will produce 110 gigawatt-hours of energy per year. The main feature of an object - even after sunset station can continue to operate for 15 hours.
This is made possible due to the molten salt storage, energy accumulating from 2600 mirrors. Currently, the station is not operating at full capacity, but by 2012 the operation to increase to 70%. Of the energy produced will be enough to provide 25,000 homes, while CO2 emissions will be reduced by 30 thousand tons per year.
Construction of the project lasted two years and cost about $ 410 million.