Spanish solar plant generates electricity 24/7

Yes, that’s right, this new power station in Spain can generate electricity 24 hours a day.

Instead of heating oil to drive a turbine, Gemsolar heats molten salt to 500 degrees celsius. That heat generates steam to drive a turbine to generate electricity.

And when the sun goes down, the salt is still hot, and the electricity continues to be generated, for up to 15 more hours.

For more info, click the photos.

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