Posts tagged: Las Vegas Strip

A Tower of Molten Salt Will Deliver Solar Power After Sunset

For the first time, solar thermal can compete with natural gas during nighttime peak demand By Peter Fairley Pillar Of Salt: More than a million square meters of mirrors focus on a tower of molten salt to generate power for the Las Vegas Strip. Solar power projects intended to turn solar heat into steam to […]

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Iconic Vegas Welcome Sign To Get Solar Power Makeover

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials in Las Vegas are harnessing the power of the sun to light the city’s iconic welcome sign. Elected officials and project leaders flipped a switch Wednesday linking solar panels on 25-foot towers to the glittering neon “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign. The project was headed by the Green Chips […]