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Groundbreaking solar facility on federal land in California

The approximately $2 billion project is the first-of-its-kind to be built on federal land,

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Celebrates First-of-Its-Kind Renewable Energy Facility Groundbreaking,  California Newswire, Edited by Valerie Gotten , 27 Oct 2010 SACRAMENTO, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today celebrated the groundbreaking of BrightSource Energy’s Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in Ivanpah, California.

The approximately $2 billion project is the first-of-its-kind to be built on federal land, will produce 370 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable energy and create more than 1,000 jobs.
“Today we are breaking ground on the largest solar project in the world, right here in California,” said Governor Schwarzenegger. “The construction of this renewable energy plant is great news for our state, and further proof that it is possible to both protect the environment and grow the economy. Projects like this one are helping us meet our long-term energy and environmental goals, while creating jobs and moving us toward a cleaner, more sustainable future – a future where California leads the nation and the world in a clean energy revolution.”….

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Celebrates First-of-Its-Kind Renewable Energy Facility Groundbreaking : Wed, 27 Oct 2010 : California Newswire™

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October 28, 2010 - Posted by | general | , , ,

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