The San Luis Valley has already had two smaller solar projects installed, including this 8.5-megawatt plant owned by SunPower, a company that makes the high-efficiency panels and develops projects. It has trackers that follow the sun during the day, which is typical for a utility-scale project. But the panels themselves are also tilted to squeeze a bit more energy from the sun.
November 28, 2011 4:00 AM PST
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