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What’s Coming after Fossil Fuels?

Positive Future #6 (Feature photo – Concentrated Solar Facility – by BLM) The debates go on about how fossil fuels will continue to dominate for decades into the future. However, the realm of solar power – that includes CSP facilities – is a stunning leap into the future. CSP stands for concentrated solar power. Mirrors reflect sunlight onto a central point which heats water to create steam to run turbines that create electricity. While much of the turbine technology is presently driven by coal and natural gas, don’t let that fool you. Recently being completed in Morocco is the Quarzazate facility – capable of producing 580 megawatts of power (enough…

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