The solar industry approaches a ‘new frontier’ in the California desert

by Sammy Roth, Palm Springs Desert Sun

A long-awaited energy revolution is beginning to take shape in the vast open deserts of Southern California.

Riverside County is already home to four sprawling solar power plants, stretching across thousands of acres of desert between Palm Springs and the Arizona border. Now three developers have proposed building solar plants with built-in battery storage — meaning they could store electricity generated during the day and sell it to customers after dark.

Read more: https://www.desertsun.com/story/tech/science/energy/2018/10/04/solar-plus-storage-energy-developments-planned-california-desert/1511143002/?utm_source=usatoday-Climate%20Point&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=narrative&utm_term=article_body

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