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BrightSource pulls plug

After months of untold staff time, trips to Sacramento and a formal agreement, Inyo County learned Wednesday that BrightSource Energy suspended its permit application for the Hidden Hills Solar Energy project in Death Valley. Inyo officials had haggled repeatedly with BrightSource over how much the project would cost Inyo County. The County Administrator, Planning Director […]

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BrightSource solar hearings start

The big question now in the solar future of Inyo County is whether or not the State Energy Commission will let BrightSource Energy build its major Hidden Hills Solar project near Death Valley. Hearings on the proposed 500-megawatt project were scheduled to start Tuesday in Shoshone. Hearings will then take place next Monday and Tuesday […]

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Inyo Supervisors won’t gamble on BrightSource

They like the idea of a major solar project in Inyo County, but the Board of Supervisors do not want to gamble with tax dollars when it comes to the service impacts of the BrightSource Energy Hidden Hills Solar project in far eastern Inyo. After two hours of talk Tuesday, the Board declined to support […]

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