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about 1941 - first Helio station in the world


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Electric Power Plants

about 1941

Beginnings of the first Helio station in the world. - a power station to derive its energy from the sun. It is designed by a Soviet engineer, and it is the first of a series of such stations destined to supply power for the cotton nurseries in the southern parts of the U.S.S.R. Samarkand, Uzbekistan. 

Original Caption by Science Service
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National Museum of American History


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