This image of a worker cleaning a solar energy mirror is unusual and likely to invite the audience to discover more. Our focus groups indicated a strong desire by audiences to see ‘new stories’.
WHAT IT SHOWS: July 26, 2017 - Nipton, CA- Contracted workers clean Heliostats at the Ivanpah Solar Project, owned by NRG Energy, Bright Source Energy,Bechtel and Google. Over 300,000 software-controlled mirrors track the sun in two dimensions and reflect the sunlight to boilers that sit atop three 459 foot tall power towers. The facility employs over 65 operations and maintenance workers and over 2,600 jobs during it's 3 year construction period.