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Artist Portrays Tonopah Solar Farm In The Big Apple

New York City, meet Tonopah, Nevada.

At least, meet its massive solar array. Irish artist John Gerrard recently unveiled an art installation featuring the Crescent Solar Energy Project in Tonopah -- a solar power plant of 10,000 mirrors on more than 1,000 acres -- in upper Manhattan.

Gerrard’s art installation, Solar Reserve, is a 28-by-24-foot wall of light emitting diodes outside the Lincoln Center.

The wall depicts the 110-megawatt solar power plant 190 miles northeast of Las Vegas in a way that stops even hardened New Yorkers in their tracks.

For more information on Solar Reserve or John Gerrard, visit the Exhibition Site here.


John Gerrard, artist and creator of Solar Reserve
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