rooftops or over parking lots, and even more capacity has been added with utility-scale projects built on already-disturbed lands.
Years of public relations efforts by NRG and BrightSource have not
changed the fact that the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in
the eastern Mojave Desert arguably represents one of the most
destructive renewable energy projects permitted on public lands by the
Obama administration. The Ivanpah Solar project is to the Mojave what
oil drilling would be to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge-
unnecessarily destruction with the proven risk of ongoing impacts to
wildlife from operations. The Ivanpah Solar project
is yet another monument testifying to an unsustainable centralized grid
that incents corporate destruction of public lands, and ignores the
spaces in our cities and already-disturbed lands that are perfectly capable of generating energy
from the sun.
Read more: http://www.mojavedesertblog.com/2014/02/destructive-ivanpah-solar-project-to.html