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Amazing and fascinating solar research

This is a very large solar research facility, where you can see different ways of using solar... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
m0wbs
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Windsor, United Kingdom
A different tourist experience

Very interesting, take 1:30’ish. Guide has good English and is enthusiastic about the subject. You... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Y9143VLmichaelf
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Seville, Spain
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Guided tours at the PSA (Plataforma Solar de Almeria), the largest World Centre for Research and Technological Development of Concentrated Solar Energy Applications. Services available at the Visitors Centre: • Guided tour of the PSA test facilities...more
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Ctra. de Senes km. 4,5, 04200 Tabernas, Spain
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

This is a very large solar research facility, where you can see different ways of using solar energy. We took a tour which was around 2 1/2 hours with a guide who spoke excellent English and was very knowledgeable. We all found it very interesting....More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Very interesting, take 1:30’ish. Guide has good English and is enthusiastic about the subject. You need an ID to get in and must book in advance. I did it 2 days before online (forms to fill out). You need to be flexible, so if going...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Always a warm welcome and lovely food at a good price, great coffee.Shaded area outside to sit if needed, we travel with our dog , so perfect.

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

My daughter and I were lead round by a scientist working there who spoke very good English, and who made all the solar research understandable!

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is a research facility for solar power and its uses. The tour takes visitors around the site with a guide explaining all of the various departments and what is happening in each. There is also a video in the lecture theatre afterwards and then...More

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Gerente_CAV, Gerente at Plataforma Solar de Almeria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Thank you so much for taking time to rate your experience in our facilities. We are very happy that you enjoy the visit.

Reviewed 12 May 2015

The facility is a research centre for large scale solar energy capture. They offer tours of the site explaining how the different solar collectors work, their applications and the reseach that they are doing to improve the systems. To arrange a tour you (or your...More

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