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Address: Sanlucar la Mayor | Near Seville, 41800 Sanlucar la Mayor, Spain

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Awesome: closest to the surface of the sun you can get

The PS10 Solar Power Plant (Spanish: Planta Solar 10), is Europe's first commercial concentrating solar power tower operating near Seville, in Andalucia, Spain. The 11 megawatt... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 1, 2011
Marc66
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

The proper name for this is the Solnova PS10 & PS20. Don't worry about missing it as It is clearly visible from many miles away and dominates the landscape in all directions... Gps Coordinates 37°26′32″N 06°15′15″W. Acces is through a little village 'Ranchos de Guadlamar' which then becomes an unpaved road leading directly to the absoluty MASSIVE installation which could easily... More 

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Seville, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

A spectacular site although I know of know way of visiting the site officially unless you know someone important who works there. Nevertheless, to bike around or near the installations is an excellent way to spend a morning or afternoon. You will be amazed by the rays projecting onto the towers from the mirror systems which rotate as the sun... More 

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Barstow, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

This is the hole reason why my family and I are in Spain, my husband is working for the company that built this Solar Power Plant. It is something to be seen. The best view of it is from on top of the hill at the end of the town Sanlucar la Mayor, Seville.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

The PS10 Solar Power Plant (Spanish: Planta Solar 10), is Europe's first commercial concentrating solar power tower operating near Seville, in Andalucia, Spain. The 11 megawatt (MW) solar power tower produces electricity with 624 large movable mirrors called heliostats. It took four years to build and so far cost €35 million. Each of the mirrors has a surface measuring 120... More 

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