The Department of Interior announced plans today to dig deeper with their environmental review as part of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) development of a solar siting and permitting program for public lands in the six southwestern states.
I can hardly believe the trip is already over! The jet lag has worn off, but the warm feelings for Ireland and the people I met while there have not. An incredible place with some of the nicest folks I’ve ever encountered, and scenery that will knock your wool socks right off.
The Department of Energy’s flawed implementation of regional designations known as National Interest Electric Transmission Corridors resulted in a court decision on behalf of 10 states and 15 environmental and conservation groups.
The sun shines almost year round on Arizona, and with strong local support for renewable energy, proximity to urban energy markets, and transmission to carry power to these areas, it is a great place for solar energy development.