U.S. approves massive solar project in California desert
The Biden administration on Monday said it has approved a major solar energy project in the California desert that will be capable of powering nearly 90,000 homes.
(CSIQ.O)unit Recurrent Energy and will deliver power to California utility Southern California Edison.The announcement comes as President Joe Biden has vowed to expand development of renewable energy projects on public lands as part of a broader agenda to fight climate change, create jobs and reverse former President Donald Trump's emphasis on maximizing fossil fuel extraction.
"Projects like this can help to make America a global leader in the clean energy economy through the acceleration of responsible renewable energy development on public lands," Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said in the statement.Crimson Solar will create 650 construction jobs but just 10 permanent and 40 temporary jobs in operations and maintenance for the 30-year life of the project, the statement said.
The project will include a battery storage system and will be sited on land designated for renewable energy development by the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan, an agreement hatched between the state of California and the Obama administration that set aside areas for wind and solar projects. headtopics.comRead more: Reuters Top News »
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California closed coal fired power plants moved to “renewables” and is experiencing ROLLING BLACKOUTS! They better build HUNDREDS of solar plants when people are FORCED to drive electric vehicles! There goes the land and may actually heat the land more than usual .
Pfizer, BioNTech ask FDA for full approval of Covid-19 vaccineIf granted, the Pfizer vaccine would be the first in the U.S. to be fully approved.
Help wanted in the solar sectorU.S. solar will need to quadruple the size of its workforce by 2035 to meet Democrats' emissions goals, according to the National Solar Jobs Census 2020 released today
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The FBI raided her home to find Nancy Pelosi's laptop. But was she the wrong woman?The massive effort to round up those who stormed the U.S. Capitol has not been without problems, including a potential instance of mistaken identity. 95% only bad news( Good. The FBI will answer this question soon. You just can’t go around stealing laptops.
San Francisco To Redirect $3.75 Million From Law Enforcement To Black BusinessThe effort is part of the California city’s broader project to reinvest $120 million from police budgets to support the Black community. Actually the $120 million to the police in effect would have been an investment in the black community as well as others. Liberals need to come to the realization their ideas dont work as intended ...then they'll be complaining, 'Why is there never a cop around when you need one?' Terrible policy that will only result in more crime in POC neighborhoods🙄