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Is This Alice In Mirrorland? Nope, It's How You Test A Solar Mirror

Is This Alice in Mirrorland? Nope, It's How You Test a Solar Mirror

This dreamy photo, which looks like a modern take on Through the Looking-Glass, actually shows how German researchers are testing mirrors for solar power plants at DLR, the German Aerospace Center.

The test methods developed at DLR are used to examine mirrors from a variety of manufacturers, to assess how well solar mirrors reflect sunlight. In turn, they help make solar plants more efficient than ever.


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