Solar plant scorches birds

FILE - This Feb. 11, 2014 file photo shows some of the 300,000 computer-controlled mirrors, at the Ivanpah Solar ElectirIc Generating System in Primm, Nev. New estimates for the Ivanpah solar plant, an innovative year-old $2.2 billion solar project with Google as a major investor, say thousands of birds are dying yearly, roasted by the concentrated sun rays from the more than 300,000 mirrors. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

August 18, 2014 6:54 pm  • 
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