Industry in Motion
Industry in Motion – Solar Energy
August 15, 2019
Most of the Ivanpah’s 300,000 software-controlled mirrors rely on Cone Drive solar tracker drives to accurately position the heliostats and reflect sunlight to the tower from up to a quarter mile away. Over its 30-year lifecycle, Ivanpah is expected to avoid 13 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions—the equivalent of taking almost three million cars off the road for one year.
Read how Cone Drive’s double-enveloping worm gears support solar power worldwide in this article from Kurt Gamelin, Cone Drive president.