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Concentrating Solar Power Projects: Solar Paces
Aerial photo of a power tower system, showing numerous large, reflective mirrors in concentric circular rows. Tracking the sun, each mirror reflects onto the top of the tower at the center of the circle of mirrors. The receiver at the top of the tower is glowing.

Stretched-membrane heliostats with silvered polymer reflectors surround the Solar Two power tower in Daggett, California.
Credit: Sandia National Laboratories / PIX 00036

Power Tower Projects

Concentrating solar power (CSP) projects that use power tower systems are listed below—alphabetically by project name. You can browse a project profile by clicking on the project name. You can also find related information on power tower principles and research and development.

You can also access information on projects using other CSP technologies.