29 Jun '12, 5pm

K Road's proposal to modify Calico #Solar project in Mojave Desert -- again, in my @REworld post

The petition to amend the project is asking for approval to use only solar panels for the project instead of a mix of solar panels and stirling engines, which is a concentrating solar thermal technology that the project’s original owner was going to use exclusively. K Road also now intends to use 3,851 acres instead of 4,613 acres, and that means the generation capacity of the project also will fall from 663.5 MW to 618 MW. The new request is the latest twist for a project that went through a long gestation period initially before finally gaining regulatory approval in 2010. It also reflected a shift in technology choice as solar panels have become a lot of cheaper in the past year thanks to an oversupply. K Road’s proposed changes came after the developer went through a year of hearings to answer criticism about the project, which already was downsized from 850 MW to 663....

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2012...

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