United States: Los Angeles eyes Owens Lake for huge solar project

Reuters: An old battleground of California's water wars could turn into one of the largest solar farms in the world, with thousands of shiny black and blue panels mounted across the desiccated, salty white crust of Owens Lake. That's the plan by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP), the largest public utility in the United States. The project may eventually generate 3 to 5 gigawatts of power -- enough for 10 percent of California's power supply -- and include other ......

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