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A mirror of a heliostat device Edit or translate this description.
Group: Power
Used on these elements
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Status: in use

A  heliostat is a device that includes a mirror, usually a plane mirror, which turns so as to keep reflecting sunlight toward a predetermined target. It is mainly used in solar thermal power plants.

Photo example

The Solar Two solar-thermal power project near Daggett, California. Every mirror in the field of heliostats reflects sunlight continuously onto the receiver on the tower

Enclosed power plant