The US government has recently approved a major solar energy project in the California desert.
- This project will be capable of powering nearly 90,000 homes.
- According to the statement by the US Interior Department, 550 million dollar Crimson Solar Project will be sited on 2,000 acres of federal land west of Blythe, California.
- The announcement comes as President Joe Biden has vowed to expand the development of renewable energy projects on public lands as part of a broader agenda to fight climate change, create jobs.
- 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.
Source: News On Air