The observation ground is located on the highest spot. The village above is inhabited by scientists and their families.
Solar furnaces help obtain clean materials without any contaminants. Besides, nobody has to be pay for the solar energy.
The solar furnace in France.
It was constructed in 1962-1968. Total area of its reflecting surface is only 10 m larger than that one in Uzbekistan but as the French installation is situated much higher (1600 m above the sea level) and uses more qualitative mirrors it has greater power.