Solar Power Tower - Sanlúcar la Mayor, near Seville, Spain

If you are interested in renewable energy, a short drive out of Seville takes you to the Solar Power Tower. The power plant uses concentrated solar power systems, including 624 mirror, moving to track the sun and focusing the beams on the 160 m tall tower. This focused light heats a tank of water which powers a steam turbine. Once the complex is complete it is thought it will power180,000 homes in Seville and prevent 600,000 metric tons of greenhouse gases every year.