‘The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) Board of Commission has given its nod to power purchase agreements offering the utility dirt cheap solar + storage supplied electricity.
The electricity will come from 8minute Solar Energy’s1 proposed Eland Solar and Storage Center in California. To be located on a 2,650 acre site in Kern County, the project will include two large-scale solar energy facilities with 400MW collective capacity and battery storage of up to 1,200MWh (the only figure provided by LADWP re: storage).
“The Eland Solar and Storage Center will help us keep the lights on without the help of dirty fossil fuels — even when the sun isn’t shining — and power our progress toward a low-carbon, green-energy future,” said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.’
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