Solar Power
One Billion Dollar-plus Carrisa Plains Solar farm Could power 190,000 Firms

The Tribune San Luis Obispo
February 15, 2009

Plan would cover about nine square miles with panels in SLO County's eastern
extreme By Tonya Strickland A Bay Area-based firm that's looking to develop a
550-megawatt solar energy farm on the Carrisa Plains released more details
Thursday on the proposed project slated to generate enough electricity to
190,000 homes. OptiSolar's $1 billion-plus Topaz Solar Farm, which would cover
approximately nine square miles with photovoltaic panels off two miles north of
Bitterwater Road off...


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