SEIA and LSA Statement on Department of the Interior's Release of the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Solar
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SEIA and LSA Statement on Department of the Interior's Release of the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Solar

Seia : Portugal | Jul 24, 2012 at 4:00 PM PDT
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“We applaud the Department of the Interior and the Department of Energy for undertaking this major effort to tackle the process for solar development on public lands...Southwest is home to some of the best solar resources in the world. It’s a region universally recognized for its enormous potential to enhance our energy security. Consequently, the Administration set a goal to permit 10 gigawatts of additional renewable energy projects on public lands by the end of this year...Solar Energy Zones and protects the rights of pending solar applications. The Bureau of Land Management must ensure pending projects do not get bogged down in more bureaucratic process.”

“Balancing the growing demand for domestically-produced solar energy with conservation objectives is not an easy task. We are appreciative of the Departments’ efforts to gather input from all stakeholders. Established in 1974, the Solar Energy Industries Association is the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry...About the Large-scale Solar Association:
LSA is the trade association for the utility-scale solar industry and represents the nation’s largest developers and providers of utility-scale solar generation resources. Collectively, LSA’s members have contracted to provide more than 7 gigawatts of clean, sustainable solar power under contract to California’s load-serving entities. LSA members develop, own and operate various types of utility-scale solar technologies, including photovoltaic and solar thermal system designs. LSA companies are leaders in the utility-scale solar industry and share a common understanding of, and concern about, the issues facing development of the solar industry. Major Solar Projects List – solar projects 1 MW and greater

Poll: 3 of 4 Americans support solar on public lands

For the original version on PRWeb visit: http://www.prweb.com/releases/prweb2012/7/prweb9731130.htm

 
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