17 March 2013, 22:46

World’s largest solar power plant

World’s largest solar power plant

The world’s largest solar power plant has been launched in the United Arab Emirates.

The country’s President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan says that this power plant will strengthen his country’s position as the leader in the sphere of renewable sources of power.

The power plant’s territory is 2.5 square kms.

It has 258,000 mirrors that catch the Sun’s rays and supply about 20,000 houses in the neighborhood with electric power.

Voice of Russia, TASS

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