Imagine a tower taller than the empire state building, surrounded by a greenhouse structure a mile in diameter all designed to generate renewable energy to power 100,000 homes using thermal updrafts to turn turbines. Sound like science fiction? The folks at EnviroMission Limited don’t think so and they plan to build just such a structure in the Arizona desert. And geotechnical engineering firm Terracon has just signed on with EnviroMission to ‘provide initial geotechnical engineering analysis, geo-seismic analysis and geotechnical consulting services for the Solar Tower power station development in Arizona.’ Click through for the press release. [Source: PRWeb]
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