Atacamas Desert Chile: Huge Solar Lab to be constructed

Posted on August 14, 2014 • Filed under: Chile, Enviromental Issues reported the Plataforma Solar del Desierto de Atacama (PSDA, Spanish) will be operational at the end of this year, said Chilean Diario Financiero here Wednesday.
This macro laboratory is located in one of the main points of solar radiation in the world, in which research, development and innovation projects related to photovoltaic power generation will be implemented, said Carlos Arenas, program director.

The facility, which will cost a total of about 18 million, studies on be made to the development of Solar Power Plants that can generate energy by using mirrors with a variable range of power from 10 kilowatts to 200 megawatts, he added. Read Article

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