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Solar energy
Radiant light and heat from the sun, is known since ancient times, using a range of evolving technologies.
Solar energy technologies include solar heating

The photo
After lunch, wondering at Tingri or Dingri or Dhingri
I saw this very primitive use of solar energy at a side of the route, being at more than 4300 meters of altitude it works well or so it seems
Sleeping under the first one is a dog almost hidden by the shadows

About Tingri
Tibetan: དིང་རི་
Wylie: Ding-ri
Chinese: 定日
Pinyin: Dìngrì
all means translated = 'Lawn Mountain'

With a population of around 523 people, is often used as a base by mountain climbers preparing to ascend Mount Everest
It is at an altitude of about 4,300 metres (approx. 14,107 feet)

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Additional Photos by Maria Ocampos (nikkitta) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1840 W: 12 N: 3667] (14582)
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