Generators irked by Biden’s review of desert renewable expansion

February 22, 2021
The Biden administration’s withdrawal of the Trump administration’s 11th-hour proposal to substantially expand areas in the California desert for large-scale renewable power development is irking the solar and wind industries. “I am very disappointed that the Biden administration did not pause to consider whether and how reconsidering the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) might be necessary to achieve its and California’s climate change goals,” says a wind energy source. But environmentalists and California regulators are applauding the decision by...

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