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A specialist cleaning machine for cleaning the heliostats or mirrors at The PS20 solar thermal tower. Its is part of the Solucar solar complex owned by Abengoa energy, in Sanlucar La Mayor, Andalucia, Spain. The site has solar tower, parabolic trough and photovoltaic solar technology on the complex, generating 183 megawatts (MW) in total, enough to power 94,000 households and eliminating 114,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually. The heliostats are cleaned on average every 5 days to ensure the highest efficiency o reflectivity of the suns energy.
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