Ivanpah Solar Project Stars in New Video from The Fray


By Chris Meehan
November 5, 2013

While the 377-​​megawatt Ivan­pah Solar Energy Gen­er­at­ing Sys­tem is a star among the solar com­mu­nity, the project recently got to be a star in another way. The Denver-​​based rock band, The Fray, used the mono­lithic solar project as the back­ground for their lat­est video “Love Don’t Die,” which fea­tures a kalei­do­scope of swirling images as the band walks across the sparse desert land and among Ivanpah’s heliostats. The heliostats reflect the sun’s ther­mal energy onto the cen­tral tow­ers of Ivan­pah where the sun’s con­cen­trated ther­mal energy super-​​heats water into steam that’s then used to pro­duce elec­tric­ity sim­i­lar to a con­ven­tional steam tur­bine system.

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