July 2016 Calendar Image
The 2016 calendar showcases twelve of our team’s favorite Pictometry images out of more than 28 million captured in the 2014-2015 image season. The July 2016 image brings us to Nevada.
The Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project is a large solar thermal power project located near Tonopah, Nevada.
The project includes 17,500 mirrors which reflect the sun’s energy toward the central tall tower which is filled with molten salt. This molten salt is used to produce steam which is then used to generate electricity. (Image coordinates: 38.238949, -117.363810)