17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Ivanpah Thermal Solar Power Plant. Study #32. CA

A sea of mirrors reflect sky at sunset. To power turbine generators, mirrors reflect sunlight to a central tower, converting it to steam that powers the turbines.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Primm, NV, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © David Gardner