Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, Nipton

#327 of 370 in Things to do in California Desert
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  • We have been past this solar electric plant a number of times. You literally can't not look at this thing. It is enormous and quite spectacular to see in person. If it is like all other solar...  more »
  • While travelling from Las Vegas to Los Angeles on the I-15 you can easily see the Ivanpah Solar farm, its vast and gleaming on a normal Californian day, well worth the viewing.  more »
  • Unfortunately I have not been there, but was able to get amazing aerial view from the plane. Facilities look amazing. And no matter what some people say about killing the desert, I think this is next step in evolution. To stop the fossil fuel energy production and replace it with alternative green energy production and than evolve this in to ways that will really have no effects on surrounding.
  • Was driving through CA and never knew about this until i was a few miles out. You can see these from a good distance and it is absolutely amazing. Just imagine how poerful this is to focus the power of the sun into one spot. So bright.

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