There are nine solar power plants located in California's Mojave Desert, collectively called solar energy generating systems (SEGS). The Kramer Junction site, seen here, is where five of these power plants are located. It receives around 340 days of sunshine per year, making it an ideal location for solar power generation. | David Nunek

California Utilities Brace for Loss of Solar Power During Great Eclipse

The state expects to lose almost 4,200 megawatts during the eclipse, which will partially darken the state from about 7:45 am to 12:45 pm PT on Aug. 21.

California eclipse map. | California ISO