So, the road to Our Green Future is paved with… solar-fried birds. Lovely.
Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
At the start of the weekend, and quite by accident, I found myself aloft and looking directly into the glare of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System. I can tell you that not only does it roast birds in mid-air, it certainly seems to be a hazard to aviation. First, a story today from AP, via my local newspaper. Photos follow.
Emerging desert solar plants scorch birds in midair-Chico Enterprise-Record
IVANPAH DRY LAKE (AP) >> Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant’s…
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