Heliostat means sun in Greek and this field close to the town of Tabernas in Andalusia, Spain has a vast display of them. Heliostats are a type of equipment that marks the movement of the sun creating a mirror image which redirects the rays of the sun towards a specific target.This site is over 250 acres near Tabernas, Spain and the region around here receives the full intensity of the sun. Many scientific testing comes from this solar field where there are a variety of solar panels of various shapes and sizes, all heliostats are not large square panels like the ones in this picture.Situated in the centre of dry, barren landscape, the Province of Almeria in Andalusia, Spain has the largest heliostats centre throughout Europe. Every year there are new solar technologies being discovered and many of them are tried in this large field where experts on solar energy are always present.Using heliostats decreases the cost of power and there are some types of systems that will work for domestic heating, electricity and lighting. While in the Province of Almeria in Andalusia, Spain, be sure to stop by this site to learn how these heliostats work and how far they have progressed in recent years.Heliostats (solar panels) in a field near the town of Tabernas, Costa de Almeria, Province of Almeria, Andalusia (Andalucia), Spain, Europe.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/200 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 62mm.
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