Largest U.S. Geothermal Plant Licensed in California
The California Energy Commission voted on December 17 to approve a license for the 185-MW Salton Sea Unit 6 Geothermal Project. Proposed by CE Obsidian Energy, LLC, the project will be the largest geothermal power plant in the country. The facility will be located on 80 acres of land at the southern end of the Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge, approximately six miles north of Calipatria in Imperial County. For details, see the CEC's December 17 press release.
Source: January 7 issue of EERE Network News.