Spain Emerges as Solar Energy Leader


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GOOD observes Spain's emergence as the world's new solar energy leader. They have built a new solar energy plant and already have plans for solar and wind energy development through 2013. This is great news since developing sustainable energy practices are important to solving our current energy crisis. Good writes:

The new La Florida plant in the northern state of Navarra is the world's largest solar plant, and brings Spain's total solar output to 432 megawatts. (Compare that to the United States' 422.) La Florida is a solar thermal plant [...] that uses parabolic troughs to heat liquid in tubes, which in turn spins turbines and produces electricity.

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