Can Southwest grow into hub for solar energy?

2012-09-19T04:07:54+00:00

"ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Pick any stretch of road slicing through the American Southwest. The sun beats down on the asphalt like nowhere else and heat waves distort the landscape. It's here, in these open expanses, that experts say is a massive untapped source of energy that could meet the nation's growing needs. But only if [...]

Can Southwest grow into hub for solar energy?2012-09-19T04:07:54+00:00

Secretary Salazar, Senator Reid Announce ‘Fast-Track’ Initiatives for Solar Energy Development on Western Lands

2009-06-30T14:18:17+00:00

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Under initiatives announced today by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and U.S. Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), federal agencies will work with western leaders to designate tracts of U.S. public lands in the West as prime zones for utility-scale solar energy development, fund environmental studies, open new solar energy permitting offices [...]

Secretary Salazar, Senator Reid Announce ‘Fast-Track’ Initiatives for Solar Energy Development on Western Lands2009-06-30T14:18:17+00:00