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eSolar Turns On First Solar Power Tower In U.S.

09/09/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The hundreds of glass mirrors break the dusty field in Lancaster, a sea of silver in a landscape of brown.

When switched on for the first time today at an opening gala with investors, local politicians and others, they'll make up the first operational solar tower energy facility in the United States.

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