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Nine million cadmium telluride solar modules  cover part of Carrizo Plain in southern California. The modules are part of Topaz Solar Farm, one of the largest photovoltaic power plants in the world. At 9.5 square miles (25.6 square kilometers), the facility is about one-third the size of Manhattan island, or the equivalent of 4,600 football fields. Acquired January 2, 2015 by Nasa's Landsat 8. (NASA)
Nine million cadmium telluride solar modules cover part of Carrizo Plain in southern California. The modules are part of Topaz Solar Farm, one of the largest photovoltaic power plants in the world. At 9.5 square miles (25.6 square kilometers), the facility is about one-third the size of Manhattan island, or the equivalent of 4,600 football fields. Acquired January 2, 2015 by Nasa's Landsat 8. (NASA)
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