Nevada has single largest solar power plant in the country

Nevada, aiding California in its effort to generate 20% of its juice from renewable sources before 2010 is over, has just announced that the Copper Mountain Solar Facility is up and fully operational. In fact, it has already generating power, where the 775,000-panel plant is rated to produce a max of 48 megawatts of electricity across its 380 acre field. Now this is clever use of the large tracts of desert located around the country in that area, so why not make full use of the amount of sunshine that those areas get in order to lower carbon emissions and do their bit for the environment?

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