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Fresh Look at Alternative Energy

Posted by Science Explored on February 25, 2013

Scientists and engineers are constantly researching ways to sustainably power the resources we use each day.  When it comes to generating electricity, we typically think of the usual suspects:  solar power, wind turbines, coal plants, and hydroelectric dams.  In reality, a plethora of other ways exists to power our televisions, lights, and the countless electronics we use every day.  One of the most creative methods of generating renewable energy is the solar power tower, which is beginning to take root as a viable power source.

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Topics: heliostats, Science Explored, alternataive energy

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