27 Jun '11, 3pm

Can Developers and Locals Agree on Renewables in California?: Generating renewable energy in California’s Ante...

Can Developers and Locals Agree on Renewables in California?: Generating renewable energy in California’s Ante...

Generating renewable energy in California’s Antelope Valley will be easy. As Nat Parker, project manager for Element Power’s Wildflower Green Energy farm, explained, “The wind blows there like a coal plant.” The solar resource? They call it high desert. The hard part will be making the development deal with the locals. To do so, Element Power , which wants to build a first-of-its-kind combination wind and solar project, opened an Antelope Valley office. Parker, previously with the Sierra Club, has been working the region for the last year. Element plans to build a wind farm of approximately 50 turbines with a capacity of 100 to 150 megawatts and a solar photovoltaic array with a similar capacity. “We’re talking between 250 and 300 megawatts of renewable energy ,” Parker said. “The panels would be on the flatter area,” he explained, “and there would be wind turbines in and ...

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