Desert Quartzite approved for 300 MW/ 600 MWh of solar, storage in California

The Desert Quartzite solar project will result in capital investment of $1 billion and supply clean power to roughly 120,000 homes.

The US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has approved the construction of the Desert Quartzite solar project near Blythe, California. EDF Renewables North America will develop 300 MW of solar, plus 600 MWh of storage.

“The BLM continues to approve responsibly-sited renewable energy projects to help advance clean energy production on public land and meet the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of a net-zero economy by 2050,” said Karen Mouritsen, the California state director of the BLM. “The project will generate good paying union jobs, boost local economies and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”

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Source: PV Magazine

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