Solar power project in Nev. could use 86K y3 of concrete

03/11/2013 | KCET-TV (Los Angeles)

Construction of the Crescent Dunes solar power tower in Tonopah, Nev., is using 9,100 cubic yards of concrete and will be the world's highest building of its kind when completed, said Crescent Dunes' site manager Brian Painter. Aside from the power tower, the project's 10,300 heliostats would use an estimated 77,250 cubic yards of concrete -- based on rough calculations done by Chris Clarke -- for a total of 86,350 cubic yards.

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