Nevada Solar One at sunrise in the Mojave Desert near Boulder City, Nevada, USA (@ David Nunuk/Corbis)
- This place is so bright you probably need sunglasses to see it safely.""Put your shades down for a minute and look at this map
- The multi-million dollar plant here generates 64 megawatts of clean power without carbon emissions.""It\s like taking 20,000 cars off the road each year - let\s see how it works
- The 182,000 mirrors that work this piece of kit are testimony to the awe-inspiring power of nature.""Happy Earth Day!
- This part of Southern California is often baked by sunshine, receiving less than 330mm rain each year.""How does life look in other parts of the heat-scorched desert?