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National Geographic Documentary of Electricity in Las Vegas

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National Geographic Documentary of Electricity in Las Vegas, NV

Found this interesting documentary of Las Vegas Electrical Grid and how must power is consumed in Las Vegas on a daily bases. Watch this video and learn how much power Las Vegas produces and whats our main source of power.

 

“The Las Vegas Strip is an approximately 4.2-mile (6.8 km) stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard South in Clark County, Nevada. Unknown to many travelers outside of Nevada, The Strip is not located within the City of Las Vegas but it passes through the unincorporated towns of Paradise and Winchester, which are south of the Las Vegas city limits. Most of the Strip has been designated an All-American Road,[2][3] and has a unique distinction of being a scenic route during nighttime.[4] Many of the largest hotel, casino, and resort properties in the world are located on the Las Vegas Strip. Fifteen of the world’s 25 largest hotels by room count are on the Strip, with a total of over 62,000 rooms.

One of the most visible aspects of Las Vegas’ cityscape is its use of dramatic architecture. The modernization of hotels, casinos, restaurants, and residential high-rises on the Strip has established the city as one of the most popular destinations for tourists.”