DOI Approves Chevron, Tessera Solar Projects In Calif.

Law360, New York (October 5, 2010, 5:50 PM EDT) -- Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar on Tuesday approved the first-ever large-scale solar energy plants on public land, making Tessera Solar and Chevron Energy Solutions eligible for $304 million in federal stimulus funds.

Tessera and Chevron will be eligible for $273 million and $31 million in funding, respectively, through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 if they begin constructing the solar energy plants by the end of 2010.

The U.S. Department of the Interior said that it approved the two projects as part of...
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