DOI Clears 3 Green Energy Projects With 1,100-MW Capacity

Law360, New York (March 13, 2013, 6:08 PM EDT) -- The Interior Department on Wednesday gave the green light for developers to build three renewable energy projects with a combined capacity of 1,100 megawatts on public lands in California and Nevada.

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said the agency had approved a 750-megawatt solar power plant and a 150-megawatt solar facility in southeast California, and a 200-megawatt wind farm outside Searchlight, Nev.

The projects are the latest of dozens of renewable energy installations the Interior Department has approved under the leadership of Salazar, who is slated to...
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