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World’s First Solar Power Plant that Works at Night Constructed

July 4th, 2011 | by Nicholas Brown

Gemasolar has completed the construction of the world's first solar power plant capable of generating electricity all day and night. As significant as the "all night" feature sounds, keep in mind that the fact that solar power plants do not normally generate electricity at night is not actually their biggest reliability obstacle -- the electricity generation interruption from clouds is more problematic (see more on that below). Luckily, this power plant design tackles both issues



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