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"Misaligned mirrors are being blamed for a fire that broke out yesterday at the world’s largest solar power plant, leaving the high-tech facility crippled for the time being. It sounds like the plant’s workers suffered through a real hellscape, too.", gizmodo.com
"PRIMM, Nev. (AP) — A small fire shut down a generating tower at the world’s largest solar-thermal power plant, leaving the sprawling facility on the California-Nevada border operating at only a third of its capacity, authorities said.", www.trivalleycentral.com
"There are few who would disagree that solar energy is an amazing thing. It's not 'free' energy in the grand scheme of things, given absorbing solar rays requires expensive equipment, but beyond that little sticking point, solar is used a lot right now, and the future looks... bright. One of the biggest perks to solar energy is that it's", hothardware.com
"Misaligned mirrors are being blamed for a fire that broke out yesterday at the world’s largest solar power plant, leaving the high-tech facility crippled for the time being. It sounds like the plant’s workers suffered through a real hellscape, too.", io9.gizmodo.com
"A small fire shut down a generating tower at the world’s largest solar-thermal power plant, leaving the sprawling facility on the California-Nevada line operating at only a third of its capacity, authorities said. Firefighters had to climb some 300 feet up a boiler tower at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System after the fire was reported Thursday on an upper level, officials said. The plant uses mirrors to focus sunlight on boilers at the top of three 459-foot towers, creating steam that drive turbines to produce electricity. [...] some misaligned mirrors instead focused sunbeams on a different level of Unit 3, causing electrical cables to catch fire, San Bernardino County Fire Capt. Mike McClintock said.", www.sfchronicle.com
"Mis-aligned mirrors at a solar power plant in the Mojave desert caused a brief fire, resulting in lost output from the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System. The solar power plant--run by NRG Energy and Brightsource Energy--apparently repor", www.socaltech.com
"This photo provided by the San Bernardino County, Calif., Fire Department shows damage to the interior of a solar generating tower, which authorities say was caused by misaligned mirrors causing a small fire that shut down a generating tower at the Ivanpah Solar Power Facility, the world's largest solar power plant, in Nipton, Calif., near Primm, Nev., on the California-Nevada border Thursday, May 19, 2016.(San Bernardino County Fire Department via AP)", www.dailytribune.net
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