Solar Power on the Rise in Golden State

National Journal

By Amy Harder
October 27, 2013

NIPTON, Calif.—Once we passed Whiskey Pete’s, a tawdry castle-​​turned-​​casino/​hotel where rooms go for $36 a night, I got my first glimpse of Ivan­pah, the world’s largest solar project, which cost $2.6 bil­lion to build. The con­trast between the two struc­tures near the California-​​Nevada bor­der some 50 miles south of Las Vegas was stunning.

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