Gallery: Los Angeles and Burbank to Buy Solar Power from Nevada Plant


Some California cities are looking to the Nevada desert to supply them with renewable energy. It was announced on Wednesday that the cities of Los Angeles and Burbank have agreed to sign a 20-year agreement to purchase power from a solar plant being to be built in Nevada by Sempra U.S. Gas & Power. The Copper Mountain Solar 3 plant will be located in Boulder City, Nevada, about 40 miles southeast of Las Vegas and will have a capacity of 250 megawatts (MW), which is enough to power 80,000 homes.

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