Los Angeles to buy power from solar plant near Las Vegas
20 November 2012
The Los Angeles City Council has approved buying renewable energy from a solar plant slated to be built on Moapa Paiutes tribal land 30 miles northeast of Las Vegas. The council’s vote today lets the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power buy up to 250 megawatts of solar energy from developer K Road Power’s Moapa Solar Energy Center over a 25-year term. The facility is expected to be completed in summer 2015 and would be one of the first large-scale solar projects on U.S. tribal lands. The water and power department, which has the option to buy the facility, ...
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