Odeillo solar furnace

Local nameFour Solaire d'Odeillo - CNRS
LocationFont-Romeu-Odeillo-Via, France

The Odeillo solar furnace is the world's largest solar furnace. It is situated in Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via, in the department of Pyrénées-Orientales, in south of France. It is 54 metres high and 48 metres wide, and includes 63 heliostats. It was built between 1962 and 1968, and started operating in 1969, and has a power of one megawatt.

It serves as a science research site studying materials at very high temperatures.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Odeillo_solar_furnace

Official Website http://www.foursolaire-fontromeu.fr/

Address (Unnamed Road), Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via 66120, France

Coordinates 42°29'37.327" N 2°1'45.517" E

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